AFLOAT Daily News

Waeco Outback Stage Returns to National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo  28-Jun-2016
The National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo is pleased to announce the world leader in portable cooling, WAECO, has confirmed its sponsorship of the Outback Stage for the 11th year running at the event when it returns to the Melbourne Showgrounds again this year, scheduled for 19-21 August.

Exclusive old for new life jacket safety offer at Adelaide Boat Show  24-Jun-2016
The Boating Industry Association (BIA) will launch a major safety awareness initiative
through an old for new life jacket exchange at the 2016 Adelaide Boat Show next
week. People attending the show can bring an old life jacket, regardless of its brand or
condition, and trade it in with BIA dealers for a quality new automatically inflatable
personal flotation device.

10th SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week NOR released  07-Jun-2016
Townsville Yacht Club today released an amendment to the Notice of Race for the 10th SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week which clarifies entry to the always very popular cruising yachts’ class, previously-known as the Performance Handicap Class.

Explore the world from the deck of a yacht!  06-Jun-2016
Set sail with Mariner Boating Holidays in 2017
Specialists in international sailing holidays, Mariner Boating Holidays has launched its 2017 Yacht Rally Calendar, offering people the opportunity to set sail in some of the world’s greatest travel destinations, without the stress!

Boaters urged to put safety first as clean up starts on Hunter and North Coast waters  06-Jun-2016
Roads and Maritime Services is urging people on Hunter and Northern NSW waters to avoid all non-essential boating with the clean up under way after the weekend’s wild weather. Roads and Maritime Principal Manager North Sonia McKay said all waterways along the coast were impacted by the weekend’s excessive wind and rain, with Coffs Harbour, Port Macquarie and Port Stephens bearing the brunt of the wild weather.

Award-winning Life Cell  06-Jun-2016
Life Cell Marine Safety has been awarded the Most Innovative marine Industry Exporter Award for 2016. The accolade was presented as part of the Australian Superyacht & Marine Export Industry Conference in Sanctuary Cove.

Wet Tech Rigging Cronulla J24 Short Course Regatta  06-Jun-2016
Competitors at the Wet Tech Rigging Cronulla J24 Short Course Regatta are busily preparing for next weekend's J24 Short Course Regatta: lowering boats into the water, cleaning out all the accumulated junk from a summer of club racing or simply catching up with old friends and acquaintances made in previous years.

Nautilus Marine Insurance Storm Damage Claim Support  06-Jun-2016
Extremely high winds and coastal conditions have caused havoc across the east coast of Australia during the weekend, Nautilus Marine provide insurance for many thousands of boat owners, and boating industry members in these regions. At all times we have senior claims staff from Nautilus on hand to assist claim lodgement and provide immediate support, during these events, there are extra staff and infrastructure put in place to support any policy holders affected.

Significant Rise in Australian Marina Employment  31-May-2016
The recently released Club Marine 2015 Health of the Australian Marina Industry Survey indicates that Australia’s 346 marinas have experienced significant growth in the number of people working at marinas. Based on independent research conducted by the Recreational Marine Research Centre at Michigan State University it has been demonstrated that Australian marinas provide employment for just over 23,000 people per annum. This is a significant increase from just over 19,000 that were found to work at marinas two years earlier.

Europe’s most seaworthy inflatable now available at The Boutique Boat Company  30-May-2016
The Boutique Boat Company would like to announce they will now be distributing “Europe’s most seaworthy rigid inflatables”, Nuova Jolly.

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