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AMI Expands Australian Network with new Victorian Branch  02-Oct-2015
Anticipated to provide Victorian customers with a new level of local face to face service and access to product range, AMI is pleased to announce the opening of its Somerville based Melbourne branch. Joining AMI as Victorian Branch Sales Manager, Paul Pournaris offers an extensive background in marine safety and service.

Superior revives Chowder Bay Wharf  29-Sep-2015
Superior recently designed and built a pontoon for heritage-listed Chowder Bay Wharf and tenant, Sydney Institute of Marine Sciences (SIMS). The upgrade works included the extensive replacement of dilapidated wharf piles and decking timbers, as well as the installation of a new steel pile system on the wharf’s western facade to safely accommodate larger vessels.

The most responsive autopilot on the water  28-Sep-2015
Designed to be mounted just about anywhere and in any orientation, Garmin’s GHP Reactor autopilot series sets the standard for performance, ease-of-use and safety.

Small Yacht Cruising Club of Pittwater seeks new members  26-Sep-2015
The Small Yacht Cruising Club of Pittwater Inc (SYCC) is the club for both experienced and new sailors. SYCC offers its members and their families the opportunity to enjoy sailing and cruising as well as other social events.

TP52 comes home to RFBYC  25-Sep-2015
Exciting news for Offshore Racing in WA and for RFBYC. Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club is now home to two magnificent Grand Prix racing yachts, a Carkeek 47 and a new TP 52. The two yachts have been rivals on the water since Craig Carter purchased Indian. Now the rivalry is set to continue, but with both bearing the RFBYC insignia.

FLIR Enhances Raymarine LightHouse II OS with Powerful New Features  22-Sep-2015
WILSONVILLE, OR –September, 15th, 2015 – FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced the release of the latest upgrade to its acclaimed LightHouse II operating system for Raymarine multifunction displays (MFDs). Underscoring FLIR’s commitment to enhance the boating experience through innovation, LightHouse II Release 15 gives captains the ability to monitor their engine room using the new FLIR AX8 marine thermal camera system, improves collision avoidance with completely new graphical representations of AIS targets, and now supports direct software updates over Wi-Fi to keep Raymarine users up-to-date with the latest technology.

Multihull Solutions Rendezvous steals line honours for Australia’s best social regatta  22-Sep-2015
The fourth annual Multihull Solutions Whitsunday Rendezvous wrapped up on 13 September and was resolutely declared Australia’s best social regatta by its participants. Fifteen multihulls and more than 40 participants took over the Whitsunday Islands with a week of idyllic social cruising, fun racing and superb schedule of social events that left the entrants begging to stay for longer.

Victoire victorious in Flinders Islet Race  21-Sep-2015
Victoire is back in form, Darryl Hodgkinson’s Cookson 50 taking overall honours in the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia’s Flinders Islet Race overnight, while the new kid on the block, Chinese Whisper, took line honours and missed the race record by a mere 15 minutes and 14 seconds.

TMQ International are moving to new premises  17-Sep-2015
After many years at the purpose built office in Alexander Place, TMQ’s Queensland Head Office is moving the short distance to new premises at Rivergate Place Murarrie, close to Rivergate Marina.

2015 Lipton Cup Regatta entries open  17-Sep-2015
Entries are open now for the 2015 Lipton Cup Regatta, which will be held over the weekend of 14 and 15 November 2015. This year marks the tenth Lipton Cup Regatta, and looks like being the best yet.

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