AFLOAT Daily News

Marine Industry Foundation Launched  25-Nov-2015
The Marine Industry Foundation (MIF) was launched 25 November at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia. The Foundation has been established to broaden community access to the benefits of recreational boating and to assist employment within the marine industry. The launch took place at the Marina Industries Association (MIA) annual Board, marine media and sponsors’ luncheon.

Harry Price Wins HARKEN International Youth Match Racing Championships  24-Nov-2015
Harry Price has skippered his team, Ben Robinson, Murray Jones, Alex Chittenden to victory in the 2015 HARKEN International Youth Match Racing Championship and takes home the Rockin’ Robin Trophy to the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA). It’s not since 2005 that a team from the CYCA have won the HARKEN International, they got close last year with Harry being narrowly beaten by The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club’s, Milly Bennett in the final the race.

Rivergate continues to attract the big superyachts  24-Nov-2015
The growth at Rivergate Marina and Shipyard continues to accelerate, as this world class superyacht maintenance facilities’ reputation grows exponentially.

New world-class marina for Koolewong  23-Nov-2015
Scenic Brisbane Water on the NSW Central Coast will soon welcome a world-class marina at Koolewong, a boating haven one hour north of Sydney. Superior Jetties was chosen to engineer and build the concept by noted marina designers and operators, Les Binkin and Symantha Suprain.

Boating Industry Association appoints National CEO  23-Nov-2015
The Boating Industry Association of NSW & SA has today announced the appointment of Howard Glenn as National Chief Executive Officer. Howard Glenn is no stranger to the industry having held key and senior roles in the marine divisions of the NSW Government since 2008.

Buizen Yachts Announce Closure of Sydney Manufacturing  19-Nov-2015
Buizen Yachts Director and Proprietor Mr Steve Howe has today announced that the Company will close its manufacturing facility in Terrey Hills, Sydney, effective from the 1st December 2015. Mr Howe said that the decision was a very sad and emotional one, marking the end of an era for Buizen but certainly not the end. The Company is continuing.

Fusion Entertainment Launches Open-Source Platform – Fusion-Link Lite  19-Nov-2015
FUSION®, a worldwide leader in marine audio, announced today the release of FUSION-Link Lite – an open-source audio control platform, allowing accessory manufacturers the opportunity to network with FUSION’s superior marine entertainment systems.

New Fusion DAB/DAB+ Module brings Digital Audio to Analog Systems  19-Nov-2015
FUSION®, a worldwide leader in marine audio, announced today the release of the Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) receiver and antenna package.

Classic Sailor coming to a newsagent near you  19-Nov-2015
Classic Sailor magazine is on its way to Australia.

Celebrity Model Amy Willerton to Sail from New York to London in Clipper Race Endurance Challenge  19-Nov-2015
Miss Universe UK winner and former I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here contestant Amy Willerton will take on one of her toughest endurance challenges yet, when she sails 3,350 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean next June and July, in the final leg of the world’s longest ocean race and endurance challenge, the Clipper 2015-16 Round the World Yacht Race.

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