AFLOAT Daily News

Looking for films that capture the magic of wooden boats  30-Jul-2018
An exciting new feature is being added to the already-successful MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival (AWBF) program. A film festival focusing on, or highlighting, wooden boats is now to be part of the greater festival.

Ocean Safety partners M.O.S.S. AUSTRALIA at Sydney Boat Show  30-Jul-2018
Ocean Safety will be exhibiting at the Sydney Boat Show when it opens on 02 August. The UK company, which specialises in the worldwide supply, distribution, service and hire of marine safety equipment, is joining forces with its local service agent, Sydney-based M.O.S.S. Australia.

Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race - Black Jack plays the final card  30-Jul-2018
In a gripping finish to the Noakes Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, Queensland supermaxi Black Jack match-raced and beat Wild Oats XI to the finish line by just under two minutes over a 384 nautical mile course.

Upgraded Sydney Marina Receives Environmental Accreditation  30-Jul-2018
Birkenhead Point Marina in Sydney Harbour celebrated a major AU$3m upgrade and environmental accreditation at a recent function attended by over 150 clients, industry and government officials. The investment in the marina by the owners Mirvac includes the creation of a range of high quality shore side amenities for berth holders and tenants.

The Boat Works Winter SPECIAL 50% off Hardstand  27-Jul-2018
Take advantage of this limited offer and get on top of your preventative boat maintenance now before the warmer months hit.

The Powerful Black-Box Sonar Behind Raymarine’s New Axiom XL MFDs  26-Jul-2018
The RVX1000 3D CHIRP Sonar brings RealVision 3D high-powered CHIRP Sonar to Raymarine’s new flagship MFD system, Axiom XL. This powerful, all-in-one sonar module ticks all the boxes for “must-have” technologies for coastal and offshore fishing. Every channel delivers stunning underwater imagery that looks amazing on Axiom XL’s oversized, full-HD displays.

Sydney International Boat Show Opens Next Week  26-Jul-2018
The Southern Hemisphere’s biggest and most comprehensive recreational marine exhibition opens next week at the ICC Sydney and Cockle Bay Darling Harbour, and promises to satisfy everyone who loves boating, or aspires to spend more time on the water.

Another North American Herreshoff has Wright of Passage to the Mystate Australian Wooden Boat Festival  24-Jul-2018
A Herreshoff-designed 53-foot ketch built by Canadian tuna fisherman Douglas Baron in 1974 in Sidney, Vancouver, British Columbia will be featured at the 2019 MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival.

Catch and Release Fishing Comp Grand Final – Sydney International Boat Show  24-Jul-2018
The Sydney International Boat Show this year plays host to the Grand Final of the Berkley Super Series fishing competition, the premium team-based bream catch-and-release fishing tournament in Australia. The Series has seen over one hundred teams chase down big money prizes in some of the finest bream fishing locations on the East Coast of Australia, with one ultimate goal - to qualify for the $10,000 Berkley Super Series Grand Final at the Sydney International Boat Show.

Life Cell in the commercial sector  19-Jul-2018
Not only is the recreational boating sector starting to recognise the importance of Life Cell, the commercial industry are also recognising its value. Law enforcement agencies are mounting Life Cells on their vessels and many boat builders are starting to include Life Cell as standard equipment on their new vessels.


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