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Auckland Water Boatshow: Practice session for Guinness World Record
By Charles Winstone, Westhaven ,
9:15 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
At the upcoming Auckland on Water Boat Show (25-28 Sept) Lancer Industries Ltd will be arranging a Guinness World Record attempt for 'Most People on a Stand Up Paddle Board'. The attempt will also raise funds for the Child Cancer Foundation (CCF) through 'SUPport Courage'. ...
Brisbane to host new boat show at Manly on Moreton Bay *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
5:54 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
In the wake of the 54th Brisbane Boat Show, the team at Marine Queensland is already hard at work planning and creating an effective sales environment for exhibitors at its new event, which will merge the Tinnie & Tackle show with an on-water experience. ...
Ultimate Cup: Final of the Barker vs Spithill clash
By Sail-World NZ, ,
2:05 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Almost 12 months after they met on the water in San Francisco, the Match has been re-run in New Zealand, under the fishing version of America's Cup Rules. Jimmy Spithill and Dean Barker competed in a fishing competition under complex rules geared around fish size, lure and edibility. ...
Great Barrier Reef plan released for comment
By Queensland Minister for Environment, ,
11:29 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
A long-term sustainability plan to protect and manage the Great Barrier Reef for the next 35 years has been released for comment by the Australian and Queensland governments. ...
Superior prepares for Monaco Yacht Show debut *Feature
By Superior, ,
9:46 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Superior will be attending the 24th edition of the world’s largest on-water show devoted to superyachts, in the idyllically situated deep-water port of Port Hercule, Monaco, 24 to 27 September. ...
Sharks more abundant on healthy coral reefs
By James Cook University, ,
12:01 PM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
The study examined the distribution patterns and habitat associations of sharks, using thousands of baited remote underwater video stations (BRUVS) across the entire GBR Marine Park over a 10-year period from the year 2000. 'This study has demonstrated how important the health of coral reefs is for the future of shark populations on the GBR,' said Mario Espinoza ...
Antarctic Team discovers mechanism for massive ice shelf collapse
By British Antarctic Survey, ,
8:33 AM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
An international team of scientists, including the British Antarctic Survey, studied the geologic history of the area of the Antarctic Peninsula where the Larsen B ice shelf disintegrated, the portion of Antarctica that extends northwards toward South America. The new findings support the idea that such a dramatic collapse can be caused by surface warming. ...
Brisbane Boat Show - Opens with great attractions and innovations
By John Daffy, Brisbane ,
2:15 PM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Brisbane Boat Show - The Brisbane Boat Show has opened with a great public response to the huge range of new boats, engines and equipment being displayed; show innovations including trailer reversing clinics and the opportunity for the public to vote on marine matters they consider important, as well as some clear messages for governments and authorities. ...
Marine Rescue volunteers in two searches on NSW northern waters
By Ken McManus, ,
3:47 AM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
Volunteers from Marine Rescue Evans Head and Port Macquarie were called in today to assist in two searches off the NSW coast. ...
Brisbane Boat Show begins *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
9:44 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
The 54th annual Brisbane Boat Show began yesterday, Friday 12 September, under sunny skies and high-20s temperatures, with 110 exhibitors over a massive area at RNA Showgrounds - a combination which is sure to lure visitors in their droves over the weekend. ...
New size limits to improve Murray cod numbers
By Vic Coalition, ,
2:30 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
New recreational catch limits for Murray cod in Victorian waters will improve the species’ sustainability and improve fishing opportunities for anglers in the long term. ...
New family fishing competition announced for Port Stephens
By Lue Fagan, ,
8:48 AM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
The award-winning Soldiers Point Marina in Port Stephens NSW will host a major new family fishing competition with a cash prize pool of $10,000 available for lucky anglers. ...
Mako shark 'St. Marys' somes calling on Halifax, Nova Scotia
By John Bell, Fort Lauderdale ,
6:10 PM Thu 11 Sep 2014 GMT
Caught and tagged off Ocean City, Maryland and named for an Ohio elementary school, a fast tracking, young mako shark, dubbed 'St. Marys', is visiting the waters off Halifax today. The five-and-a-half-foot juvenile male shark is among 35 mako sharks satellite tagged and being tracked by scientists from the Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) at Nova Southeastern University. ...
Ultimate Cup: Final of Barker vs Spithill fishing Challenge - Saturday
By Matt Watson, ITM Fishing Show, ,
11:47 AM Thu 11 Sep 2014 GMT
A Barker versus Spithill fishing challenge was born, with the first to score nine over a range of species and fishing techniques winning the aptly named ‘Ultimate Cup’. Catch Part 1 in this story. ...
Lowrance signs exclusive partnership with Skeeter Boats
By Caitlyn Ridgley, ,
4:14 AM Thu 11 Sep 2014 GMT
Lowrance, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957 — announced today its exclusive partnership with Skeeter Performance Fishing Boats. Lowrance HDS Gen2 Touch navigation systems and Elite-3x fishfinders are now the standard electronics systems offered on Skeeter high-performance bass, multi-species and saltwater fishing boats. ...
Coalition invests licence fees to improve fishing
By Vic Coalition, ,
4:16 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
More than $3.6 million collected from the sale of recreational fishing licences has been allocated by the Victorian Coalition Government to projects that will improve fishing opportunities in lakes, rivers, bays and inlets across the state. ...
Brisbane Boat Show starts Friday - biggest in 10 years! *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
4:01 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
Brisbane will be the epicentre of all things boating and marine this weekend, starting Friday 12 and running over Monday 15 September. ...
Marine Auctions adds new recruits
By Jeni Bone, ,
3:14 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
Marine Auctions, Adrian Seiffert has announced the appointment of two new recruits to his burgeoning business. ...
Ministerial advisory group launched by united marine industry sector
By BIAA, ,
3:04 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
The Australian Marine Industry Advisory Group was launched today by the partnership of Boating Industries Alliance Australia, Australian Marine Export Group and the Marina Industries Association. ...
2014 Auckland on Water Boat Show: Coming up at the end of September
By Emma Crofskey, ,
2:58 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
A Guinness World Record attempt for the most people ever on a stand up paddleboard. On Saturday 27, we're hoping for 52 people onboard a SUP led by Quiksilver team member, Troy Huston. The world record attempt will be raising money for Child Cancer Foundation, and will be played out in front of the crowds in the Viaduct Harbour - and if they fall off we'll make them turn around and do it again ...
Australian research sheds light on ocean garbage gyres *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
2:49 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
New maps show flotillas of ocean filth, illustrating where trash flows globally and revealing how sea surfaces are connected in unexpected ways. ...
Round the World racer joins Southern Pacific Inflatables
By Sail-World, ,
10:00 AM Mon 8 Sep 2014 GMT
Kiwi Yachting welcomes on board Don Wright to the in the role of PVC Production Supervisor to the Southern Pacific Inflatables team.
Southern Pacific has experienced a period of growth over the last year since acquisition by Kiwi Yachting Consultants. ...
2014 Gold Coast Int'l Marine Expo - Quintrex factory opens its doors
By Emma Milne, ,
4:37 AM Mon 8 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Guided tours of the Quintrex aluminium boat-building factory are back by popular demand for the 2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo (October 17-19). ...
Skysol Frame Large: A new shading solution for sunroofs
By Marina Arnold, ,
10:06 PM Sun 7 Sep 2014 GMT
Oceanair is proud to introduce the SKYSOL Frame Large, an elegant custom-built blind that solves the challenges of providing essential overhead shading, UV protection and natural temperature regulation. Designed to shade the largest of custom sized sunroofs, SKYSOL Frame Large features a unique track system that enables it to be curved, following the contours of any yacht. ...
Are you Queensland’s best angler?
By Jonathan Revitt, ,
8:22 AM Fri 5 Sep 2014 GMT
Do you think you might be the Sunshine State’s best fisherman or woman? Or are you just a local who loves to throw in a line? Either way, you should sign up to 'Queensland’s Best Angler' - Australia's first and only online fishing tournament. ...
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