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4th Macau Yacht Show on the horizon, Macau, 7-9 November 2014
By Macau Yacht Show Media, ,
2:18 AM Fri 31 Oct 2014 GMT
The media conference marks the opening of the 2014 China (Macau) International Yacht Import and Export Fair, which will take place at the Grand Colane Resort from 7-9 November. The three-day fair promises to offer its valuable guests a vibrant experience of luxury lifestyle and oceanic culture. ...
Fairline to unveil 8 new models in 3 years
By Fairline Boats, ,
12:25 AM Fri 31 Oct 2014 GMT
British luxury Motor Yacht manufacturer, Fairline Boats, has announced plans to introduce eight new models over the next three years, with full details to be unveiled at the London Boat Show in January 2015. The news follows on from Fairline’s recent announcement of a major human investment into its engineering capability. ...
Communications upgrade vital to Sydney boaters’ safety
By Ken McManus, ,
9:27 PM Thu 30 Oct 2014 GMT
A pivotal metropolitan marine communications centre has been upgraded in a $200,000 project to help safeguard boaters on Sydney Harbour and surrounding waters. The Speaker of the Australian Parliament and Member for Mackellar Bronwyn Bishop will today open the new-look Marine Rescue Terrey Hills radio base, which has been significantly refurbished to secure its operational capability. ...
Genoa International Boat Show 2014 ‘in recovery’
By Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, Hong Kong ,
5:25 AM Thu 30 Oct 2014 GMT
Once upon a time, and not so very long ago, Genoa was very much the numero uno Mediterranean boat show, with 3,000+ boats in the water and practically every manufacturer on the planet anxious to be seen there. The combined effect of the financial crisis 2008-onwards and subsequent financial austerity measures imposed by the Italian government, including swingeing taxes on luxury products ...
Sanctuary Cove Boat Show - Marine industry invited to jump on board
By Chanelle Rodger, ,
3:53 AM Thu 30 Oct 2014 GMT
2015 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show - After a successful 2014, Mulpha Sanctuary Cove is gearing up for its 27th annual Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, with exhibitor opportunities opening next week (November 6). ...
Eagle One luxury motoryacht – seeking new owner
By Swan Super Lines, ,
3:28 AM Thu 30 Oct 2014 GMT
Built by one of Japan’s premier shipyards, EAGLE ONE has kept pace with modern luxury with a series of refits, most recently 2014, and is for sale, under $1m. ...
Ten crucial actions to save the Great Barrier Reef
By WWF Australia, ,
4:36 PM Wed 29 Oct 2014 GMT
WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society have released a 10-point plan to save the Great Barrier Reef, in response to the Queensland Government’s Draft Reef 2050 strategy. ...
Henri Lloyd's famous summer sample sale on now
By Fran Burke, Sydney ,
10:47 AM Wed 29 Oct 2014 GMT
The famous Henri Lloyd Summer Sample Sail is in now at the Henri Lloyd showroom in Crows Nest, Sydney! Huge range of samples and discontinued lines from Henri Lloyd's marine, footwear and lifestyle collections for men and women. Discounts of up to 80% off original RRP! ...
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - Australia among the best
By Emily Simpson, ,
3:38 AM Wed 29 Oct 2014 GMT
2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - Australia’s leading superyacht organisation, Superyacht Australia will be showcasing the best of Australian brands at 2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show and promoting Australia as a cruising destination for global suoeryacht fleet. ...
sMRT Inflatable SOS Dan Buoy selected by judges for METS Dame Awards
By Emily Simpson, ,
5:16 AM Tue 28 Oct 2014 GMT
SOS Marine and Mobilarm subsidiary Marine Rescue Technologies ('MRT') announce today that the sMRT Inflatable SOS Dan Buoy is one of the 45 products that have been nominated for final judging by the Design Award METS (DAME) 2014 jury. The products have been selected from a total of 116 entries from 23 nationalities from all over the world. ...
Superior for all seasons
By Superior, ,
2:42 AM Mon 27 Oct 2014 GMT
Superior recently signed an MOU with South Korean manufacturer and marine industry proponent, Scotra. ...
Arrested development – sediment wreaks havoc with fish larvae
By ARC Centre of Excellence, ,
11:14 AM Fri 24 Oct 2014 GMT
Sediments associated with dredging and flood plumes could have a significant impact on fish populations by extending the time required for the development of their larvae, according to Australian researchers. 'Sediment concentrations at levels found in plumes from dredging or in floods cause a significant delay in the development of clownfish larvae,' says study lead author, Dr Amelia Wenger. ...
Tauranga Boat Expo - Lancer and Sea Blade attend for the first time
By Kristen Hild, Auckland ,
10:25 AM Fri 24 Oct 2014 GMT
The Tauranga Boat Expo has proven a popular attraction for marine enthusiasts outside the main centres. This year, Lancer has chosen to join the show as part of their tour introducing the market to Sea Blade as well as their other exciting products. ...
Safer Boating Week: New Auckland Council Navigation come into effect
By Isla McKechnie, Auckland ,
10:04 AM Fri 24 Oct 2014 GMT
Safer Boating Week ended Friday, but with the start of Labour weekend here, there’s no better time to check your boat is safe and prepared to get out on the water over summer. Coinciding with Labour Weekend, new Auckland Council Navigation bylaws also come into effect from Saturday. ...
NMMA loses E15 fuel U.S. Court of Appeals Decision
By National Marine Manufacturers Association, ,
8:23 AM Fri 24 Oct 2014 GMT
While the battle in the U.S. over E15 might seem a local issue, its plainly has world-wide flow though for the recreationa marine market.The Engine Products Group, a coalition of organizations that includes NMMA, sought to block the EPA decision. ...
Explore Australia Expo and Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show join forces
By Martine Cousins, ,
6:12 AM Thu 23 Oct 2014 GMT
This partnership brings together two truly functional and enthusiastic events for what will become Australia’s premiere 4x4 and marine super expo. But it doesn’t end there. The ethos behind Explore Australia Expo is to substantially grow the consumer pool by enticing and engaging not only the converted enthusiast but also newcomers and those within parallel or fringe categories. ...
METS names DAME Award nominees
By METS Trade, ,
9:27 PM Wed 22 Oct 2014 GMT
The organisers of METS have revealed that 45 products have been nominated to go forward for final judging by the jury of the prestigious Design Award METS (DAME) 2014 competition. The products have been selected from a total of 116 entries from 23 nationalities all over the world. ...
Barcelona International Boat Show reflects signs of recovery in sector
By Marta Juvell, ,
12:53 PM Wed 22 Oct 2014 GMT
The Barcelona International Boat Show closes its doors in Port Vell this afternoon and confirms a trend towards recovery in the sector. Over the course of five days, the show which presented 120 new products and 650 vessels recorded a large turnover and number of visitors, who were able to take an active part in more than 100 programmed activities. ...
Still time to win an Advanced Powerboat Course with RYA Handbook
By Emma Slater, ,
12:03 PM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
There is still time to purchase a copy of the new RYA Advanced Powerboat Handbook by Paul Glatzel and be in with a chance of winning an RYA Advanced Powerboat course courtesy of the Paul’s RYA Training Centre, Powerboat Training UK. ...
New improved swell forecasting and more locations from PredictWind
By Sail-World, ,
10:28 AM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
PredictWind have made significant improvements to the swell forecasting models and added new locations. Integrating the new 50km global wind forecast with ocean current data has created the most advanced swell modelling available online.
By combining PredictWind forecast data with ocean current data, the effect of the wind on swells can be accounted for ...
A Sailor's Dream Home: View after the Coastal Classic - Auction 22 Nov
By Sail-World, ,
8:48 AM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
Imagine finishing the Coastal Classic and relaxing in your own waterfront home at Opua with your boat tugging gently on a deep-water mooring off the lawn. Built to an architect design in 2000, this north-facing waterfront Opua property is a short walk to the marina and boatyard. It is going to auction on November 22. View this Labour Weekend after the Coastal Classic. ...
Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show moving to Manly Harbour in 2015
By Marine Queensland, ,
8:17 AM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
The event has historically been conducted at the Brisbane Showgrounds, however as a result of the significant construction and redevelopment of that venue, it has presented many operational difficulties in continuing todeliver a high quality event expected by exhibitors andvisitors to an industry boating showcase. ...
Partnership to encourage lifejacket use
By Neena Mairata, ,
7:25 AM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
MMC has presented PaddleNSW with 50 new generation lifejackets so its coaches and instructors can help role model behaviour to further encourage everyone on the water to wear lifejackets. 'The lifejackets will be used to kit out PaddleNSW’s network of training staff and volunteers in key locations across NSW,' said MMC General Manager Howard Glenn. ...
2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo: Another outstanding success
By Emma Milne, ,
3:27 AM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
The Australian marine industry is singing the praises of the fourth annual Gold Coast International Marine Expo, reporting strong sales and even greater prospects in the lead-up to summer. 'Based on exhibitor feedback, the total sales at the Expo alone would certainly be in the order of tens of millions of dollars,' she said. ...
Southport’s seas are safer with new Mercury FourStroke Verados
By Jonathan Revitt, ,
3:23 AM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
Volunteer Marine Rescue Southport, at the top of the Gold Coast, now has more of both after fitting twin 300 hp Mercury Verado outboards onto it largest vessel, a 9.5 metre Noosa Cat 3100. ...
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