|News for the Last 7 Days - Power Boat World
Clipper Motor Yachts expands with Boat Equity
By Lauren Brittain, ,
3:29 PM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
Clipper Motor Yachts has recently come onboard with Boat Equity to provide its customers with more options to get out on the water. Managing Director, Brett Thurley, mentioned that there are many boat share options on the market, but none really compare to the model that Boat Equity has produced. ...
Check out the Fountaine Pajot Saba 50 at Autumn boat shows
By Fountaine Pajot, ,
2:59 PM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
The Fountaine Pajot Catamarans yard will be presenting its new 2015 Saba 50 for 2015 at all of the autumn boat shows: Cannes (9-14 September), La Rochelle (17-22 September), Barcelona (15-19 October), Gênes (1-6 October), and Annapolis (9-13 October). ...
Brisbane's biggest outdoors expo to celebrate ten years
By Vicky De George, ,
4:25 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
Brisbane's biggest and most popular outdoors expo, the Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show and National 4x4 and Outdoors Show has confirmed dates for 2015, marking ten years since its inception. ...
Vietnam Marina Development: ONE°15 Vung Ro Bay Marina Resort
By ONE 15 Marina, Singapore, ,
4:17 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
The development will include several hotels with a total of over 760 rooms, 4,300 apartments, 100 luxury townhouses, a variety of retail shops and a 400m sandy beach as well as the marina berths. The gross commercial area will total approximately 200,000 square meters, providing space for schools, healthcare facilities, retailing, leisure and entertainment complexes as well as the marina ...
Sydney Harbour welcomes premium boat storage
By Peter Pembroke, ,
3:35 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
At long last Sydney Harbour can now boast a new client friendly boat storage and light maintenance facility with the opening of Sydney Harbour Boat Storage. Sydney Harbour Boat Storage, located at White Bay 6 next to the new cruise ship passenger terminal, can house boats from 18-35 feet on external or undercover dry stacks. Plus hard stand storage for boats up to 80 feet. ...
Drowning or electric shock? What you need to know to help save a life
By D. Scott Croft, ,
2:34 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
Cruising sailors spend a lot of time in marina's, often a little variable in quality. Here is some information most of us have probably never thought about. While standing at the end of the boat dock, you see a person struggling in the water. Do you recognize that the person is drowning, or is something else going on? And what should you do? ...
Sunseeker boss Stewart McIntyre abruptly leaves luxury yacht builder
By The Guardian, ,
1:55 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
The boss of luxury yacht builder Sunseeker has abruptly left the company. Stewart McIntyre, the managing director, will leave the Dorset-based company owned by China's richest man, Wang Jianlin, at the end of the month. The company said McIntyre, a Scot who commutes from Edinburgh to Sunseeker's headquarters in Poole, was leaving to 'pursue other interests'. ...
One week to go until the 2014 Sydney International Boat Show
By BIA NSW, ,
1:13 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
Visitors to the 2014 Sydney International Boat Show, and there could be more than 60,000 of them, will be treated to a stunning array of new vessels being unveiled for the very first time on the world stage. ...
Launching at Sydney Boat Show - the all new Falcon 300HT-360 HT range
By Jeni Bone, ,
8:23 PM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
The ideal yacht or powerboat tender, capable of carrying up to five passengers and their gear in safety and comfort, the Falcon tender range by BRIG has proven popular all over the world ...
FIXMYBOAT.com.au – Browse, compare and decide
By FixMyBoat, ,
4:11 AM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
FixMyBoat is an innovative online business that connects boat owners with businesses in the marine service industry. It creates a new and necessary direction for the marine industry, an online option that is the way of the future. ...
'Honey, Let's Go Boating!' next best-seller for Finkelstein *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
12:42 AM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
The next boating Bible from dealer/broker and author, Darren Finkelstein is poised to release: 'Honey, let’s go BOATING!'
According to Darren, it was the logical next step after 'Honey Let’s Buy a Boat!' ...
2014 Brisbane Boat Show - Set to add new features
By John Daffy, Brisbane ,
8:18 PM Sun 20 Jul 2014 GMT
2014 Brisbane Boat Show - Organisers of the Brisbane Boat Show are exploring new options to widen the appeal of the boat show even further when it makes its return to the RNA’s Brisbane Showgrounds in mid-September. ...
Understanding the Ocean's role in Greenland Glacier melt
By Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), ,
8:24 AM Sat 19 Jul 2014 GMT
In the last 40 years, ice loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet increased four-fold contributing to one-quarter of global sea level rise. Some of the increased melting at the surface of the ice sheet is due to a warmer atmosphere, but the ocean’s role in driving ice loss largely remains a mystery. ...
Dangerous conditions for boating on entire NSW Coast
By Transport Roads and Maritme Services, ,
5:35 AM Sat 19 Jul 2014 GMT
Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert after a Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) warning about dangerous surf conditions for the whole NSW coast. ...
Revealing report on Search for American yacht Nina released *Feature
By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, ,
7:36 AM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
US based Satellite telephone company Iridium Communications failed to give New Zealand rescuers details of a dramatic final message from a missing yacht Nina until the US State Department intervened, a detailed review of the search effort has revealed. ...
Dangerous conditions for boaters Byron Bay to Eden
By Roads and Maritime Services, ,
7:24 AM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
Skippers and owners of small craft should be on high alert and check the conditions before considering crossing a coastal bar or heading offshore. Rock fishers should also check weather forecasts before heading out to decide whether it is safe to fish near dangerous surf. ...
ECOfishers and AMA to establish NSW Fisheries Taskforce
By Dean Logan, ,
3:58 AM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
The voice of the NSW recreational fishing sector ECOfishers and the Australian Marine Alliance (AMA) met this week in northern NSW to establish a high level NSW Fisheries Task Force to collectively address a range of policy issues and concerns, across the NSW professional and recreational fishing sectors, prior to the 2015 state election. ...
New-to-New Zealand products at the Auckland On Water Boat Show
By Isla McKechnie, ,
10:19 AM Wed 16 Jul 2014 GMT
The Viaduct Harbour will host new innovation this September, as local companies show the best international products to New Zealand’s boating public. ...
Auckland on the Water Boat Show: Two new Bavaria yachts on display
By Isla McKechnie, ,
10:06 AM Wed 16 Jul 2014 GMT
This year’s Auckland On Water Boat Show will play host to two yachts, new to New Zealand. Bavaria’s Vision 46 and Cruiser 41 are both Farr Yacht-designed to cater to cruising sailors who enjoy spending as much time as they can onboard. ...
You are invited to a Boating Safety Conference in Auckland
By Joanne Glassford, Auckland ,
9:55 AM Wed 16 Jul 2014 GMT
Coastguard Boating Education is hosting a Boating Safety Conference on Thursday August 28th 2014 at the Voyager NZ Maritime Museum in Auckland, NZ.
General Manager Neil Murray said that the conference is a new concept which will focus on boating safety in New Zealand under three key subject headings, participation, education and legislation. ...
AYSS PacificNet/Tahiti voted a success!
By Asia Pacific Superyachts, ,
3:02 AM Wed 16 Jul 2014 GMT
Tahiti enjoys a year-round tropical climate, cooled by the Pacific trade winds. The average air temperature is about 27°C, and the water of the lagoons is more or less constant at 26°C making this destination the perfect sailing escape and a perfect setting for AYSS PacificNet/Tahiti. ...