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Pittwater Weather  27-Feb-2015
Frustrated at being unable to obtain the actual Local Pittwater weather from any public source a generous local decided to do something about it.

Sydney Trailer Boat Show set to be fun for all the family  26-Feb-2015
Heralded as one of Sydney’s oldest Boat Shows, the Sydney Trailer Boat Show will be on again at the Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park on 7 & 8 March. With origins going back to the early sixties at Silverwater Park, the Show has evolved to bring visitors a greater line up of trailer boating, a segment that remains the leading and most popular boating type for Australians.

Garmin 7400xsv series – the most powerful MFD yet  25-Feb-2015
Garmin’s new GPSMAP 7400xsv series of premium multi-function displays (MFD) combines powerful performance with a renowned interface to deliver a range of class-leading features in a fully-networkable, simple-to-use package.

More Pre and Post Events at marine15  24-Feb-2015
A growing list of pre and post events is being staged around the marine15 International Conference and Trade Exhibition, 3 – 5 May on the Gold Coast. According to marine15 Organising Committee Chairman Jeff d’Albora there are now nine pre and post marine15 events that will add additional value for delegates.

Colortile adds colour & fun to Sail Port Stephens  24-Feb-2015
Entries are rolling in and d’Albora Marina is near to being fully occupied in terms of temporary berthing for this year’s Sail Port Stephens, April 13 –19, 2015. Event manager Dom Grundy says “a lot of familiar names and faces are returning to Sail Port Stephens, plus we’ve taken many enquiries from new owners who have heard the rumours. They are keen to be part of the ideal combination of day racing then linking up with crew and family each afternoon to sample the local eateries and many other activities away from the marina.

Yanmar Powers Australia’s Largest Water Taxi  23-Feb-2015
Fantasea 8 Seasons is touted as the largest water taxi in Australia. Offering a hop-on hop-off service on Sydney Harbour, Yanmar 6HY-WET marine diesel engines were specifically selected to power this new 24 meter purpose designed aluminium catamaran.

New beach moorings at Rottnest Island  23-Feb-2015
Club Marine, Australia’s market leader in recreational boat insurance, together with Boating Western Australia (BWA) and Rottnest Island Authority (RIA), will install 12 beach moorings at Rottnest Island, WA, a popular boating destination 10nm off Perth’s coast.

MYC Invites Sailors to the Helly Hansen Women's Challenge 2015  20-Feb-2015
Manly Yacht Club is proud to announce Helly Hansen as our continuing sponsor for the Women’s Challenge 2015. The MYC Women’s Challenge is celebrating its 20th year. We have a commitment to encourage, excite and support Women in sailing at every level of experience.

SOS Marine’s Ross Spencer Selected as one of Australia’s Export Heroes  17-Feb-2015
The Export Council of Australia was thrilled to announce six outstanding Export Hero winners at a prestigious ceremony held at Government House in Perth last night. Judged by an independent Advisory Council and presented by the Governor of WA, the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AO, we congratulate these individuals, across a diverse range of sectors, which have taken on the world and won.

Business as usual at Middle Harbour Yacht Club  17-Feb-2015
Despite an electrical fire that caused substantial damage to Cala Luna restaurant at Middle Harbour Yacht Club late Sunday evening, it is business as usual at the Club, according to General Manager Karen Baldwin and Commodore, John McCuaig.

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