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Life Cell Marine Safety Partners with Land 'N' Sea  27-Jul-2016
Life Cell Marine Safety has partnered with Land ‘N’ Sea, a division of Brunswick Corporation to release the Life Cell to the American market. Land ‘N’ Sea has over 15,000 customers throughout the Americas including United States of America, Canada, Mexico and the Bahamas.

Yanmar – The Best Decision I Ever Made  27-Jul-2016
Hobart cray fisherman Rodney Clark is his own man. He’s a professional fisherman who by choice works alone at sea and co-designed his own cray boat, the Rachel Christine.

The Brain Foundation Big Lap Charity Race  25-Jul-2016
The weather was mild and participation high and so goes another Manly Combined Clubs “Big Lap” charity event held in Moreton Bay, Brisbane, 9 July 2016. It began in 2012 as a fund raiser and tribute for the late Peter Beard. The Brain Foundation was selected as the recipient of around $2,400 with all the proceeds from the race entry fees and raffles, with prizes donated by Strand Bags and Sutton Tools, being donated.

A Boater’s Paradise at the Sydney International Boat Show  25-Jul-2016
Australians with a passion for the outdoors are set for a treat when the Sydney International Boat Show opens on Thursday. Scheduled to run for 5 days from 28 July to 1 August, it is an annual pilgrimage that has delivered joy to generations of boaties.

ACR Electronics joins AMI’s Safety Range  20-Jul-2016
AMI Marine is pleased to announce their recent Australian distribution agreement with ACR Electronics, a leading manufacturer of emergency beacons and distress signaling equipment. ACR’s range of SARTS, EPIRBS, VHF GMDSS Hand Held Radios and AIS products compliment AMI’s existing safety and GMDSS product portfolio, including VHF based marine electronics, life rafts, jackets and distress smokes and flares.

Fusion® Announces Partnership With Buster Boats  20-Jul-2016
Auckland, New Zealand – FUSION®, a worldwide leader in lifestyle entertainment, announced today, in conjunction with long-time partner Buster Boats, a high-quality infotainment system, offered as standard equipment on most of Buster’s new models. FUSION Entertainment’s AM702 amplifiers and EL602 speakers are key integrated components and instrumental in delivering the highest-quality on-the-water entertainment experience.

Marine Industry Foundation Sets Sail  19-Jul-2016
The Marine Industry Foundation conducted its first public fundraising and grants presentation function at the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron on Friday 15 July. The luncheon was considered a great success by those in attendance with over $38,000 in funds raised and the first grants announced.

Fodico Marine Group ... Yanmar – Our First Choice in Marine Diesels  19-Jul-2016
The Queensland based Fodico Marine Group is a tightly held collection of associated companies, each falling under the ownership of the Toy family. After powering a number of new vessels, and repowering a number of existing vessels with Yanmar marine diesel engines, Dennis Toy of Fodico is adamant that Yanmar is their choice of engine brand.

Tackle World reels in crowds to National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo  19-Jul-2016
Leading fishing retailer, Tackle World Cranbourne, has confirmed its attendance at the upcoming National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo for the eighth year running, when the event returns to the Melbourne Showgrounds from 19-21 August.

Marine Industry Foundation Announces First Grants  15-Jul-2016
The Marine Industry Foundation announced its first grants at a fund raising luncheon held at the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron attended by industry identities and Foundation Patrons Kay Cottee AO and Jeff d’Albora; Jessica Watson OAM and guest speaker Rob Mundle OAM. The Foundation was established in 2015 to broaden community access to the benefits of recreational boating and to assist the marine industry to grow and develop as a significant provider of social, recreational and employment opportunities.

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