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2015 Victorian Recreational Fishing Guide is now available
By Nick Foster, ,
3:25 AM Thu 18 Dec 2014 GMT
The 2015 Victorian Recreational Fishing Guide is now available and includes important information for anglers about size and bag limits, closed seasons and permitted equipment. ...
2015 Lakefest Aquatic Week - A week-long celebration of boating
By Melvyn (Mel) Steiner, Lake Macquarie ,
8:22 AM Wed 17 Dec 2014 GMT
The Lakefest Aquatic Week on beautiful Lake Macquarie – just south of Newcastle – is set to become a reality with a number of events confirmed to occur during the February 20-27 week long celebration. ...
Seven tips to get more out of a marine survey
By D. Scott Croft, ,
5:04 AM Wed 17 Dec 2014 GMT
In 2013, over 955,000 boats changed hands on the pre-owned boat market. That meant for a nearly a million boat buyers, hiring an accredited marine surveyor to inspect their potential dreamboat was often the first step after finding it. ...
Marine Auctions raises the bar with live internet bidding for auctions
By Praneel Lal, ,
1:48 AM Wed 17 Dec 2014 GMT
Marine Auctions is proud to announce that they will be pioneering their 2015 auctions with live internet online bidding from around the world. This is a huge step for Marine Auctions who have cemented themselves at the forefront within the industry. ...
You are what you eat – if you’re a coral reef fish
By ARC Centre of Excellence, ,
12:45 PM Sun 14 Dec 2014 GMT
In a world first study researchers have found a coral-eating fish that disguises its smell to hide from predators. 'For many animals vision is less important than their sense of smell,' says study lead author Dr Rohan Brooker from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Coral CoE) at James Cook University. ...
Keep safe on the water this holiday season
By Transport Roads and Maritime Services, ,
1:46 AM Sat 13 Dec 2014 GMT
School holidays are under way and with only a fortnight to Christmas, Roads and Maritime Services urges boaters to keep safe this summer holiday season. ...
Sail-World new format - Important first visit changes needed
By Sail-World, ,
9:01 PM Tue 9 Dec 2014 GMT
Sail-World is now live testing the changed website format. If you are using this format for the first time, please scroll to the bottom of the site and check that your region is set for your region and not some other. It can be correctly set up using the drop down boxes. Then go to the top, click refresh, and you should be away. ...
Four new 'Fish Friendly Marina' accreditations announced
By Marina Industries Association, ,
12:40 PM Tue 9 Dec 2014 GMT
The new inclusions to the program are d’Albora Marinas Nelson Bay, The Anchorage Port Stephens, Coffs Harbour International Marina and Gladesville Bridge Marina, a significant first in the western reach of Sydney Harbour. Fish Friendly accreditation is an information campaign and accreditation system focusing on marina fish habits. ...
Another successful auction year comes to a close at Runaway Bay Marina
By Praneel Lal, ,
3:19 AM Mon 8 Dec 2014 GMT
Marine Auctions will be wrapping up its 2014 auction year at Runaway Bay Marina this Saturday the 13th of December 2014. For your last chance to sail away on a beaut vessel, join us at 10am at Runaway Bay Marina 247 Bayview Street, Runaway Bay, Gold Coast Qld. ...
Marine Auctions is proud to announce the return of Bill Fankhauser
By Praneel Lal, ,
3:03 AM Mon 8 Dec 2014 GMT
After farming in Victoria and the Riverina for 20 years Bill Fankhauser and his family decided it was time for a 'sea change' so they sold the family farm and moved to the Gold Coast where in 1983 Bill started a boat sales and repair business called Boatarama at Labrador. ...
Go on an underwater adventure this summer at the museum
By Jude Timms, ,
3:55 AM Fri 5 Dec 2014 GMT
This summer families are invited to spend the day having an undersea adventure at the Australian National Maritime Museum as it presents a range of activities for children inspired by its brand new exhibition Voyage to the Deep: Underwater Adventures. Have fun making undersea craft, take part in short film making and photography workshops, go on an after-dark tour or enjoy a hilarious theatre show ...
2014 Sanctuary Classic winners announced
By Jenny Armstrong, Long Beach ,
11:15 AM Thu 4 Dec 2014 GMT
World renowned marine artist and conservationist Guy Harvey personally announced the winners of the 2014 Sanctuary Classic, a fishing photo contest designed to reward families for enjoying recreational fishing opportunities in our nation’s network of National Marine Sanctuaries and sharing their experiences in photographs. ...
AMA raises concerns about banning small cottage based fishermen
By Australian Marine Alliance, ,
10:11 AM Thu 4 Dec 2014 GMT
CEO AMA, 'There is no doubt industry deserves so much better than we’ve seen over the past few weeks in Victoria. By all means place a solid, rational, mature, scientific case for change, but this is a fisheries management issue and yet no facts were presented and not one piece of scientific evidence was, or has been, provided to substantiate banning fishermen in Port Phillip Bay by key leaders.' ...
Club Marine's all-new TeleClaims and Online Claims
By Club Marine, ,
1:35 PM Tue 2 Dec 2014 GMT
Available to Club Marine members via Club Marine’s Australian and New Zealand websites, Online Claims provides an intuitive, mobile-friendly way for members to lodge claims and get them moving – fast. 'Getting our members back on the water as soon as possible is Club Marine’s priority,' said Club Marine CEO Simon McLean. ...
Introduction of NSW's first combined car and boat licence
By Emma Higginson, ,
10:12 AM Tue 2 Dec 2014 GMT
Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay today announced another common sense reform delivered by the NSW Liberals and Nationals Government with the introduction of the state's first combined car and boat licence. ...
Scientist explores mysterious food-borne illness: ciguatera
By Katie Pitz, ,
1:21 PM Mon 1 Dec 2014 GMT
Every year, thousands of people suffer from CFP, a poisoning syndrome caused by eating toxic reef fish. CFP symptoms are both gastrointestinal and neurological, bringing on bouts of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headaches, muscle aches, and in some cases, the reversal of hot and cold sensations. Some neurological symptoms can persist for days to months to years after exposure. ...
Bum breathing icon’s future in doubt
By James Cook University, ,
12:18 PM Mon 1 Dec 2014 GMT
The white-throated snapping turtle (Elseya albagula) is notable for a number of reasons including its large size (five kilogram +) and ability to extract oxygen from the water via cloacal respiration ('bum breathing'). JCU’s Jason Schaffer has been studying turtles in Queensland rivers for the last eight years. His focus lately has been on the White-throated turtle. ...
Three rescued from capsized boat in late night emergency
By Ken McManus, ,
3:01 AM Mon 1 Dec 2014 GMT
A late night emergency operation has saved three people left clinging to the hull of their boat after it overturned north-west of Cook Island off the Far North Coast of NSW. ...
Win $5000 Cash to Splash with Club Marine
By Club Marine, Brighton, Victoria ,
12:01 AM Fri 28 Nov 2014 GMT
For boat owners, what better way to start the coming boating season than with an extra $5000 cash to splash this summer. The possibilities are endless, from lashing out on new fishing gear, to overhauling the sails, upgrading the outboard or maybe a boatload of new water toys the whole family can enjoy. ...
New exhibition takes kids on a Voyage to the Deep
By Jude Timms, ,
3:57 AM Thu 27 Nov 2014 GMT
This summer children are invited to release their inner aquanaut and explore the mysteries of the deep in an exciting new adventure land opening at the National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour – Voyage to the Deep: Underwater Adventures. ...
Anglers reminded about new Murray cod catch limits
By Gemma Gadd, ,
1:06 AM Thu 27 Nov 2014 GMT
Victorian freshwater anglers are reminded new catch limits will apply to Murray cod fishing this season, which opens on 1 December 2014. ...
Oceanair debuts two new products at METS
By Kiwi Yachting, ,
9:52 PM Wed 26 Nov 2014 GMT
Oceanair has launched two new producst at METS, the worlds largest international boatshow, held in The Netherlands. Oceanair’s innovative SKYSOL Mini pleated blind has been designed specifically for portlights with cost and quality in mind. The second new product released is SKYSOL Precision, a cost-effective, compact pleated blind for yacht windows ...
PredictWind launches new Offshore Application for Mac and PC
By Mike Scullin, ,
9:20 PM Wed 26 Nov 2014 GMT
The new application from PredictWind for Mac and PC is revolutionary for accessing weather data when offshore. Accessing GRIB files, Weather Routing, GMDSS forecasts and Satellite Imagery is now a simple task with the unique and user friendly interface. ...
FLIR M625 Review – Let there be light!
By James - pendanablog, ,
11:09 AM Wed 26 Nov 2014 GMT
As an investment in a FLIR camera is not inexpensive or even one that can be taken quickly due to having to carefully think through the installation process, we thought long and hard about the perceived benefits of the system. At the end of the day we decided to go ahead with the FLIR camera and also decided, that we would pair the FLIR thermal camera with the new Furuno TZ9. ...
Thieves wreck Marine Rescue volunteers’ fundraising drive
By Ken McManus, ,
8:18 AM Tue 25 Nov 2014 GMT
Marine Rescue Middle Harbour Unit Commander Peter Nott said thieves had stolen the motor from a 3.9m aluminium runabout that is the centrepiece of the unit’s annual raffle, damaging the boat in the process. The raffle prize is a Quintrex 390 Explorer runabout fitted with a 9.9hp Mercury 4-stroke outboard on a registered Quintrex trailer, worth almost $9,000. ...
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