AFLOAT Daily News

Pelican Australia prepares for the new iPhone 8 with a new wave of rugged phone cases  13-Sep-2017
The wait for the new Apple iPhone announcement is thankfully almost over, and Pelican Products Australia has already got all bases covered with the release of a new range of iPhone cases to keep the next generation devices safe from accidental damage or breakages - making sure your new phone goes the distance.

Volvo Ocean Race – Melbourne Race Village  12-Sep-2017
The Volvo Ocean race is coming to Melbourne and the call is out for volunteers

Club Marine Platinum Dealers celebrate at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week  11-Sep-2017
Club Marine, Australia’s leading provider of recreational boat insurance, is pleased to announce the winners of its annual Platinum Dealer of the Year Awards. Every year, Club Marine rewards its highest-performing state and New Zealand Platinum Dealers for achieving agreed targets. Club Marine dealers qualify for Platinum status by consistently providing exceptional customer service and reaching various business objectives.

Expressions of interest now open for boaties to display their heritage vessels at the Classic & Wooden Boat Festival 2018  06-Sep-2017
Celebrating the beauty and diversity of Australia’s heritage vessels and their craftspeople, the Classic and Wooden Boat Festival will return to Sydney’s Darling Harbour 13-15 April 2018. And festival organisers are calling on vessel owners to register their expressions of interest in bringing their heritage vessels to take part in the three day festival.

Fish Friendly Accreditation for Tasmanian Marina  06-Sep-2017
Oyster Cove Marina in Tasmania has been presented with Fish Friendly Marina accreditation on the back of being accredited as an International Clean Marina earlier in 2017. Fish Friendly Marina accreditation is another first for Tasmania. Oyster Cove Marina is located in Little Oyster Cove at Kettering and is 34kms south of Hobart on the D’Entrecasteaux Channel.

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week: Argy bargy at Beer Can Regatta – pier jumping at Picnic Bay  04-Sep-2017
It was layday at Townsville Yacht Club’s SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week yesterday so crews and locals got stuck into the Magnetic Island Rotary Beer Can Regatta and turned lunch and a live band at Picnic Bay into the Inaugural Pier Jump.

Specialist maritime training to be offered from iconic Sydney location following the Australian Maritime College’s expansion  31-Aug-2017
The University of Tasmania’s Australian Maritime College will expand its reach into key national and international markets following the establishment of a study centre at Sydney’s iconic Darling Harbour.

Legendary US classic yacht Dorade to be guest of honour at Gaffers Day 2017  29-Aug-2017
Most naval architects would be happy if just one of their yacht designs was considered a true classic. Yet the quiet, bespectacled Olin Stephens (1908-2008) drew the lines for scores of boats that sailors all know as pinnacle achievements of the art.

Australian-first marine uniform company launched  22-Aug-2017
In a first to the Australian market, a local marine, corporate, and sports uniform provider has launched which combines all leading brands into one store.

Admiral’s Cup Regatta will span the generations  17-Aug-2017
Excitement in the yachting community surrounding the Admiral’s Cup 50th Anniversary Regatta has spread to all corners of the sailing world. News of the event, to be held in Sydney this December, has also inspired some remarkable reunions.


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