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It's an Outrage! Boston Whaler goes ‘king size'
Bob Wonders,
Largest Boston Whaler yet built attracts plenty of interest at the Miami International Boat Show. This quite stunning vessel was powered by a triple four-stroke Mercury Verado outboard rig, giving it superb performance, topping out at a brisk 47.4 knots (54mph).... [more]
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Enter the e-MarineWorld.com.au online competition now
Media Services,
Melbourne base online Chandlery e-MarineWorld.com.au is providing a wide range of marine industry products for online buyer.... [more]
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Forbes Clothing massive clearance: Pier 35 Melbourne
Jeni Bone,
Forbes Clothing is holding a massive clearance of 2009 stock, from Pier 35 Port Melbourne, 20 & 21 March, 9am til 5pm both days.... [more]
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'True to the Sea' A Marine Photographic Exhibition
Fran Burke,
'True to the Sea' is a nautical inspired photographic exhibition featuring Australia's leading marine photographer Andrea Francolini on show during March at Henri Lloyd Chatswood Chase. This rare and amazing collection of images portrays the high performance, sheer strength and determination of yachting and yachtsman alongside the glamour of a life lived by the sea. On display from 2nd March to 2... [more]
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Western Australian Regional rec-fishers reminded about new licence
Dept Fisheries WA,
Recreational fishers in regional Western Ausralia are reminded that from next Tuesday, 2 March 2010, they will need a new licence, if they fish from a powered vessel. The new licence will cost $30 annually.... [more]
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Twenty years since the discovery of the Ozone Hole
British Antarctic Survey,
It's over twenty years since the discovery of the ozone hole drew world attention to the impact of human activity on the global environment. In the 1970s concern about the effect of man-made chemicals, especially chlorofluorocarbons, on the ozone layer were raised by Paul Crutzen, Mario Molina and Sherwood Rowland. Their pioneering work was recognised in 1995 by the award of the Nobel Prize in Che... [more]
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Powerboat P1 Team 26 support BladeRun-Western Europe
Powerboat P1,
Kim Collins and Dan Cramphorn, have confirmed that they will break from their pursuit of the 2010 Powerboat P1 World Championship title to compete in BladeRun-Western Europe, a three-day powerboat rally that starts in Rotterdam on Thursday July 15th.... [more]
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Mercury Racing grabs headlines at Miami
Bob Wonders,
Awesome new engines are even available in 10 spectacular colours. Based on a massive 552 cubic inch block, Mercury Racing president Fred Kiekhaefer rates the engines as 'the most sophisticated products in the company's history.'... [more]
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Rivieras new models excite the North American market - Miami Boat Show
Stephen Milne,
Australia's largest luxury pleasure boat builder, Riviera received a very positive response to its newest models at the Miami Yacht and Brokerage Show held earlier this month on Collins Avenue, Miami Beach with sales achieved across the Sport Yacht and Flybridge lines.... [more]
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UIM Photo Competition 2010: Paul Lakatos wins the prestigious award
F1 H2O,
Professional veteran photographer Paul Lakatos proved once again why he is one of the best photographers in the sport of powerboating worldwide by winning the prestigious 12th Annual UIM Photo Competition announced recently in the principality of Monaco.... [more]
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FinScan names exclusive distributor for Italy and Greece
Simon Matthews,
FinScan, today announced the appointment of MicroElit S.p.A as exclusive distributor of Finscan fingerprint engine starting and cabin entry range. With headquarters in Milan, and regional sales office in Rome, MicroElit is a well established stocking representative of Hi-Tech electronic devices with a dedicated marine division.... [more]
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Miami Boat Show hopes audience will return
Bob Wonders,
Cathy and colleague Ben Wold, Vice-president of the NMMA, provide the horsepower that drives the Miami Boat Show. 'The fact that Cathy and I have enjoyed long-term exposure has been very beneficial,' he said. Long-term exposure indeed, Ben can look back on 33-years hands-on duties with the NMMA, Cathy a ‘mere' 22-years.... [more]
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Variety Splash - Setting sail for Children
Renee Greaves,
Variety Splash is similar in style to the infamous Variety Bash involving roads and cars but instead is about water and boats! The charity event aims to have fun on the water through social and fun filled activities whilst raising much needed funds for Variety – The Children's Charity.... [more]
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Club Marine back onboard for Brisbane Tinnie & Tackle Show
Marine Qld,
The Tinnie and Tackle Show will welcome back the popular Fishing Expo for the 2010 show on from March 19 to 21 at the RNA Showgrounds, Brisbane.... [more]
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Marine reserves mend food chains, link by link
CSIRO,
Conservation managers need to take a long-term view when assessing the value of marine protected areas, according to a paper in today's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.... [more]
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Marine Qld appeals for Gold Coast Council to consult on Tipplers
Marine Qld,
Marine Queensland has voiced serious concerns with the Gold Coast City Council's handling of the popular boating site, Tipplers Resort, destined for development following Council purchase of the land last year.... [more]
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Burke Marine's new EVO Thermal Skins...Warmth, Protection and Comfort
Colin Burgess,
Burke Marine have geared up for the colder months ahead by releasing their EVO Thermal Skin garments.... [more]
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Oman on the radar for Australian marine companies
AIMEX,
The Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) has organised a post show trade visit to Oman after the 2010 Dubai International Boat Show in March. AIMEX members attending the Oman trip are Coursmaster Autopilots, HyDrive Engineering, GME, Austral Propellers, MultiPanel, Spear Green Design and Central Coast Marine Installations.... [more]
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Club Marine back onboard for Brisbane Tinnie & Tackle Show
Marine Qld,
The Tinnie and Tackle Show will welcome back the popular Fishing Expo for the 2010 show on from March 19 to 21 at the RNA Showgrounds, Brisbane.... [more]
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Maritime school to beef up industry in the Bahamas
Media Services,
A Maritime School is likely to be established at the College of the Bahamas (COB) before the end of the year, the Bahamas Maritime Authority's (BMA) chairman said, as it plans to open offices in Hong Kong and Greece as part of a strategy to become 'the top flag nation in the world'.... [more]
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Report card in: Queensland Marine Industry
Marine Qld,
The 2009 Queensland Marine Industry Annual Report has been completed providing an overall review of the performance of Queensland's marine industry, showing that despite the tough economic times, opportunities did emerge for businesses in this sector.... [more]
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'Best result' for Maritimo at Miami Boat Show
Denby Browning,
The President of Maritimo USA, Dave Northrop, is smiling following success at the Miami boat show.... [more]
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Riviera's latest designs on show in the City of Sails
Stephen Milne,
Australia's largest luxury pleasure boat manufacturer, Riviera is expected to impress the New Zealand market with its latest innovative designs which will be on display at the Auckland International Boat Show to be held next month, from March 11-14.... [more]
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Victorian licence fees at work for the Tarwin River
Vic Department of Primary Industries,
Recreational anglers can now enjoy improved access to a popular fishing destination in Gippsland, Victoria, thanks to the installation of three fishing platforms along the Tarwin River.... [more]
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Australian Offshore Superboat calendar confirmed
Bob Wonders,
Sydney misses out on a Superboat round for 2010, but remains a strong chance to host an even in 2011. The six rounds of the 2010 championships will begin at Newcastle over the weekend of April 10 and 11.... [more]
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Club Marine Mandurah Boat Show prospectus available
Mandurah Boat Show,
The prospectus for the Club Marine Mandurah Boat Show has been launched, and the West Australian boating industry is getting set for the biggest show ever, October 8-10 2010, Mandurah Ocean Marina.... [more]
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Complete control with new Simrad NSE software
Sandman PR,
Simrad has introduced a host of innovative software enhancements for its groundbreaking NSE system. Building on the Simrad NSE's combination of best-in-class radar, chartplotter and sonar technology, the new NSE 2.0 software puts users in complete control of a range of integrated functions, making it possible to control and monitor almost every system on the boat through a single interface.... [more]
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Lowrance's elite class
Sandman PR,
Lowrance's new Elite series of colour fishfinders and GPS chartplotters delivers a new standard of feature-rich, high-performance, easy-to-use electronics at a very affordable price. Comprising three models, the Elite series has been designed with a 12.7cm (5'), 480x480-pixel SolarMAX™ 256-colour display with best-in-class brightness for superior viewing of chart detail and sonar graphs.... [more]
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Marine Industry Seminars and trade event for Rosehill Gardens Show
BIA NSW,
The Boating Industry Association of NSW has gathered a number of industry experts to share their advice and guidance on topics of vital importance to the recreational marine industry.... [more]
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Forbes Clothing caters to marine and beyond
Jeni Bone,
From rash tops and harnesses to corporate attire and heavy duty workwear, Forbes Clothing, based in Geelong, Victoria, is able to design or source the top quality item to suit your needs and budget.... [more]
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Enter NOW to win a $1,000 PredictWind Professional subscription
Richard Gladwell,
Ten Sail-World readers will win a PredictWind Professional forecasting package for one year, valued at almost $1,000 per subscription. Enter NOW!! This Professional Package includes access to a unique set of tools allowing the user to predict weather conditions for use in club racing, major series or peace of mind while cruising... [more]
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