Boating News from the Asia Pacific and beyond
Powerboat-World – hey, we got that right, for world is definitely the operative word.
This week we're bring you news from across Australia, the United States, New Zealand, the Middle East, Europe and even an item you may find of interest which had its beginnings in Antarctica.
Yep, we really are Powerboat-WORLD.
Down in the Florida Keys, the World Sailfish Championships are underway with crews admitting ‘tough times' due to flat seas and little or no wind.
Further north, but still in Florida, we reveal the US Superyacht Forum is scheduled to return to Fort Lauderdale while further north again, to Orlando, to be precise, we give you a look at something unusual – a boat manufacturer's very own on-site showroom.
It constitutes a very unique marketing method developed by respected boat manufacturer Regal Marine Industries.
|UIM Class 1 World Powerboat Championship UIM |
Across in the Middle East, Class 1 Offshore is about to hit the throttles while already underway is the somewhat unusual Wooden Boat Championships.
Here in the land down under there's been a call to protect recreational fishing while some bad guys who call themselves fishermen have rightly been hit hard in the hip pocket or taking undersized fish.
Antarctica, the continent of snow and ice (lots of it!) may not be the desolate region we all think it is. In fact, British scientists have discovered grasses growing there than can adapt well to other climes.
|One way to add colour to a boat show, invite the kayak crews to display their craft. - Tinnie and Tackle Show Bob Wonders|
Marine Queensland is pretty happy with itself after more than 35,600 people flocked to the RNA Exhibition Grounds last weekend for the ninth Tinnie and Tackle and Four-Wheel Drive Show.
Off the NSW Central Coast, scuba divers will find they have a brand new dive site with the former naval ship HMAS Adelaide being scuttled to form an artificial reef off the popular area.
It really is all happening and it comes to you from our worldwide sources.
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