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 17 May 2011
 
 

Sanctuary Cove 2 sleeps, killer ocean plastic, we want your stories!

What a wonderful, wide-ranging, nearly overwhelming array of stories we have this week, mostly because the industry is aflutter with preparations for this year's Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show.

You'll be pleased to know, blue skies on the Gold Coast this Tuesday afternoon, so let's hope they stay clear. Sue Thomson and Phil Shaw and their team have been praying to weather gods, so cross fingers.

Among the many and varied stories this week, industry stalwart Errol Cain is proud to announce the launch of his latest venture - Australian Marine Wholesale – officially launching at Sanctuary Cove. Then there's an opportunity for prospective dealers to get onboard the US icon marque, Chaparral, with Scott O'Hare up here from Melbourne available for discussions.

Along with sponsorship of the massive, mega Pavilion A, MarineBusiness-World.com will have a large team of journalists on the ground, filming interviews with exhibitors over the four days for immediate posting with insightful articles. Watch and read it all here later this week.

Many of our stories this week refer to new products, the events program and special offers during the show, as well as our own offer to film your story, notable guests or launch during the show.

As the Internet revolution turns to video, the MarineBusiness-World team is at the forefront.

We've conducted over 100 exclusive video interviews. The online video library across MarineBusiness-World.com, FisihingBoating-World.com, Sail-World.com and Powerboat-world.com now contains more than 600 video clips, played by its worldwide audience in increasing numbers.

The MarineBusiness-World news team at Sanctuary Cove will be focussing on video interviews with exhibitors, industry figures, event organisers, and personalities as well as demos, new products and quirky brand insights.
We are keen to schedule interviews, we are expecting to do more than 50 during the show, so if you have some exciting news, you have a product that is making a splash, we want to talk with you.

Please email us ASAP Jeni Bone editor@marinebusiness-world.com mobile 0412 230 002 or Rob Kothe media@tetra-media.com 0418 441 359.

The MarineBusiness-World journalists and photographers will be operating out of the MarineBusiness-World.com (where else!) pavilion from the stylishly decorated Booth 40. Pop in, say ‘hi' and tell us your story. We're all ears, eyes and interest.

Show success for you all!


Jeni Bone, editor



Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show - Show time!
Kate Duryea,
Exhibitors from around the world are gearing up for this week's 23rd Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show which brings millions of dollars of business to the marine sector and the local economy.... [more]
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MarineBusiness-World.com Pavilion at Sanctuary Cove 2011
Jeni Bone,
At 50 metres wide x 100 metres deep, and housing 109 exhibitors over four days, the MarineBusiness-World.com Pavilion will be a sight to behold.... [more]
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Ocean Plastic - it's drastic!
Jeni Bone,
A recent UN Environment Program, report, known as 'Yearbook for 2011', described marine plastics as the world's new toxic time-bomb. In addition to entangling wildlife or being mistaken for food, floating plastics accumulate and concentrate chemicals like polychlorinated biphenols and the pesticide DDT, which make their way in to the food chain and affect all living creatures, marine and man.... [more]
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Outback Marine showcases new product onboard Argus E35
Market Focus,
Visitors to this year's Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show can inspect an innovative range of new release products from Outback Marine, installed and operational on the company's all-new Argus E35 cruising power catamaran located between A arm and B arm.... [more]
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Beneteau First 30 arrives!
Florian Coroller, Ensign Ship Brokers,
The first Beneteau First 30 in Australia has arrived on the Ensign Ship Brokers docks at Mariners Cove.... [more]
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Melbourne Show to parade most sought-after models
BIA VIC,
Regardless of what is exhibited, industry shows worldwide all have the common objective of putting the most innovative and interesting products and services on parade. With the wave of marine technology continuing to streak forward, this year's Melbourne Boat Show to be held on the Queen's Birthday long weekend is gearing up to offer an exciting array of cutting edge models and new equipment.... [more]
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Integrity Motor Yachts and All Boat Transport team up in show delivery
Peter Pembroke,
Marine industry veterans Brett Flanagan from Integrity Motor Yachts and Greg Mutton from All Boat Transport have delivered one of the first boats to arrive for the 2011 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show... [more]
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Tipplers given Gold Coast Council 'in principle' support
Jeni Bone,
'Exhausted jubilation' is the feeling following the lobby group's win at Gold Coast City Council yesterday, finally getting approval for a not-for-profit organisation to operate the Tipplers Tavern on South Stradbroke Island after councillors voted to halt its demolition.... [more]
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Global Ocean Race 2011-12 announce new race partner
Oliver Dewar,
Alfa Romeo has joined the growing family of Global Ocean Race 2011-12 Race Partners in an agreement that seals the union between a prestigious and famous sports car designer and manufacturer and an offshore race with a large, highly-competitive Class40 fleet.... [more]
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Sea Craft Miller Moyes' Lionel Sands inducted into Hall of Fame
Mike Rose,
Lionel Sands has been a member of the New Zealand marine industry for literally his entire life. In that time, he has been an integral part of the switch from the well-built, solid timber boats of the 1960s to the gleaming well built solid GRP boats of today. He has helped lead the industry through some tough times and has been an inspiration to generations of young boatbuilders.... [more]
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Sailchutes launching at Sanctuary Cove Boat Show
Anne Stockdale,
An exciting new product, the Sailchute, designed and manufactured by Sydney based company Sailchutes Australia will be launched at Sanctuary Cove Boat Show this week. Visit us on Stand HS23.... [more]
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Tsunami-Warn.com offers advice to Skippers
Geoff Dixon,
Tsunami-Warn.com has created a website designed to give subscribers early warning tsunami alerts. The system has been set up for people who live on or near the coast, - who may be sleeping at night, - or spends time at the beach, or at sea.... [more]
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NSW Maritime investigates boating incident on the south coast
Neil Patchett,
NSW Maritime is investigating an offshore boating incident that occurred near Camel Rocks, south of Wallaga Lake, yesterday.... [more]
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SYBA appoints new Board Member: Jim Livermore
SYBA,
Superyacht Australia Chairman Barry Jenkins announced today the appointment of Jim Livermore as a Director of SYBA replacing Dominic White who resigned recently from the Board.... [more]
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Traditional Yacht Navigation: The Essential Handbook for Sailors
Media Services,
This new book combines two of Jeff Toghill's most popular books - Coastal Navigation and Celestial Navigation - making this the essential handbook about small-boat navigation.... [more]
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Chaparral Boats franchise opportunities
Scott O'Hare,
Chaparral Australia is seeking expressions of interest from potential franchisees and state distributors to further develop its national retail network to sell and service this high-end US boating marque.... [more]
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Jamie Durie to design the gardens of Hayman Great Barrier Reef
Hayman Great Barrier Reef,
Two great Australians are being brought together to recreate a stunning garden landscape which, for so long, has provided an incredible backdrop to one of the top tourist playgrounds of the world.... [more]
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Australian Marine Wholesale to launch at Sanctuary Cove 2011
Errol Cain,
Australian Marine Wholesale will officially launch at the 2011 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show in May and announce that AMW has been appointed as the exclusive importer and distributor for the Sea Recovery range of water makers.... [more]
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RedFlow specifies Yanmar Gen Set
Bob Carter,
RedFlow, the Brisbane based electrical storage system company, has selected Yanmar's eG100i diesel inverter generator as the key component in its remote area domestic power units.... [more]
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Royal Thames Mansura Trophy presented to Gideon Goudsmit
Richard Bundy,
Gideon Goudsmit of African Cats BV was presented with the Royal Thames Mansura Trophy. The revolutionary 'Green Motion' was the runaway winner in the Offshore division.... [more]
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Hutchwilco NZ Boat Show finishes Sunday - Show Guide download here
Hutchwilco Boat Show Media,
Today, Sunday is your final chance to see the Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show. Before you go, download the show guide to plan your visit before you arrive. You can find the people and products you need to see and then take a look at the rest.... [more]
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Gulf Craft appoints new distributor in SE Asia
Gulf Craft,
Dubai boat builder Gulf Craft has appointed Eminence Yachting Ltd. to distribute the Majesty range of yachts and superyachts in Hong Kong, Singapore and the Philippines.... [more]
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Maritime Alert - Dangerous conditions along NSW coastline
NSW Maritime,
NSW Maritime advises boat owners and skippers to be alert to adverse weather conditions along the entire NSW coastline this weekend... [more]
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Boating Education at the Hutchwilco Boatshow 2011 stand 420
Coastguard Boating Education .,
Coastguard Boating Education is at the Hutchwilco Boat Show 2011 Stand 420 with specials on courses (both Home Study and classroom courses) come and see us for advice on courses or to register / update your call sign!... [more]
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Nautor's Swan wins Best Production Sailing Yacht Award
Cailah Leask,
Having successfully fought off serious global competition this week, Nautor's Swan has won the ‘Asia Boating Award 2011 for Best Production Sailing Yacht'.... [more]
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AC China Team – one step closer to San Francisco
Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia,
Today Thierry Barot, CEO China Team, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mark Evans, MD McConaghys International in Zhuhai, China. McConaghys will be building the AC72 for China Team to compete in AC34 in San Francisco.... [more]
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Bottoms Up! Time for Fanny Gertrude Bickie Beer
Jeni Bone,
Sounds like a naughty proposal, but Burleigh Brewing is taking it very seriously! Fermenting in the tank right now, 'Fanny Gertrude Bickie Beer' will be ready for bottling (and drinking!) in late May.... [more]
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Fly free to Tonga in August 2011 with Mariner Boating Holidays
Maggie Joyce,
Escape the winter to Tonga and ‘cruise in company' in August 2011. Swim with the whales in warm tropical waters. From $2,595.00 per person.... [more]
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Another stunning creation from Trinity Yachts
Bob Wonders,
US builder has a well deserved reputation for its fabulous superyachts. Recently, the company's marketing ace Amy Halsted forwarded me some outstanding images and the details on the company's newest build, the fantastic tri-deck motor yacht ‘Carpe Diem'.... [more]
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Super auction for superyacht
Bob Wonders,
Monte Fino magnificence set to go under the hammer. The superyacht in question is ‘Masteka 2', a glamorous and luxurious 37.2-metre (122-feet) Monte Fino built in the company's respected shipyards at Kha Shing, Taiwan, in 2009.... [more]
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Royal Phuket Marina Developer states Asia is 'future of yachting'
Grebstad Hicks Communications,
The 'future of yachting' is in Asia with Phuket at its hub, the leading global conference for the marina industry was told yesterday. Asia's claim to be the world's next boating capital was staked at the ICOMIA World Marinas Conference 2011, held in Singapore on May 10-12.... [more]
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Zhik to sponsor RS Tera Nationals
RS Tera,
Australian born clothing brand Zhik are officially announced as a sponsor of the insurance4dinghies RS Tera National Championships to be hosted by Hayling Island Sailing Club over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd July 2011... [more]
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Boating Industry Association of NSW elects new President
Domenic Genua,
Just yesterday evening, the Boating Industry Association of NSW elected Darren Vaux as the new President. Darren is the owner and operator of Empire Marina Bobbin Head, has already served on the board for the last six years and also currently holds the position of Vice President of the Marina Industries Association of Australia.... [more]
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See the Boat Show debut of three new Icom products at Sanctuary Cove
Steven Cooke,
Icom Australia is proud to announce that it will have three new products on display at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. Look out for Icom on stand A58 to see the MA-500TR AIS Transponder, IC-M412 VHF Transceiver and IC-M23 Float'n Flash VHF Handheld.... [more]
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MUSTO- Massive warehouse sale
Musto Media,
Don't miss this super special -end of season warehouse clearance sale of Musto technical and lifestyle clothing. Up to 80% off all stock... [more]
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Sperry new season looks
Jeni Bone,
All sailors and boaties know the name Sperry, which is synonymous within the yachting industry for its high quality products. The Top-Sider slip on is these days joined by an array of casual/dress style shoes for men and women, as well as directional and trendy lines you'd see in any fashion magazine, with raffia, ribbon, sequins and other detailing.... [more]
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Stefan's super cat takes to the water, before heading to Hamilton
Jeni Bone,
A radical 25m catamaran has just been competed on Queensland's Gold Coast, and is destined to be one of the first entries for the new superyacht power classification at this year's Audi Hamilton Island Race Week.... [more]
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Fitzroy Yachts NZ triumphs at the World Superyacht Awards
Media Services,
Fitzroy Yachts have enjoyed a very successful night at the sixth annual World Superyacht Awards, taking out two Neptune Awards for the superlative sailing superyacht, Zefira.... [more]
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Gidget Designs for style onboard and waterside living
Jeni Bone,
Ideal for the boating lifestyle, marinas and at home indoors or for al fresco living, the versatile collections from Gidget Designs are as hardy as they are beautiful.... [more]
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DeckHardware poised for several launches at Sanctuary Cove
Melissa Yeomans,
DeckHardware has a range of new brands to be introduced at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, where the team will be positioned at stand 166.... [more]
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