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Getting into the Spirit at the Mystate Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival  04-Dec-2018
Here’s a great opportunity for festival goers to literally ‘get into the spirit’. One of the American wooden boats visiting the 2019 MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival is Spirit, a monohull, six-oared Pilot Gig.

Sirocco Marine North: bigger space, larger range at SCIBS 2019  03-Dec-2018
Sirocco Marine, Australia’s leading distributor of Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIBS), will return to the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show in 2019 with extended space and a larger range, as well as planning a massive BRIG Dock Party and a mammoth prize package up for grabs.

FLIR Launches Next Generation Raymarine VHF Radios  29-Nov-2018
FLIR is excited to announce the launch of its next-generation Raymarine VHF radios. The compact Ray53, full-sized Ray63 and the multifunction Ray73 with AIS are all full-function VHF marine radios with Class D Digital Selective Calling (DSC).

2019 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show Launched  28-Nov-2018
On the back of a 30th year celebration edition that saw more than 45,000 visitors, 300 exhibitors and collective sales worth hundreds of millions of dollars, marine companies can now secure their space at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show 2019 (SCIBS), May 23-26.

New Ronstan 40mm ClearStart™ Sailing Watch  26-Nov-2018
Ronstan's range of sailing watches are popular with sailors everywhere, whether on single-handed dinghies or fully-crewed keelboats. And it’s easy to see why – you’ll love the extra large digits that make it easy to see the count-down, the synchronisation function that allows you to “catch up” if you miss the first preparatory signal and a choice of start sequences such as match racing and fleet modes.

Hobart’s harbour full of February festival fun  26-Nov-2018
Over 500 beautiful wooden boats will be the main attraction at Australia’s most popular salute to wooden boats and the biggest maritime event of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere - the biennial MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival, 8 to11 February 2019.

Endeavour Marine 30 Mile Classic  23-Nov-2018
Twenty-nine boats contested this Regatta on Lake Macquarie and hosted by Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto. It was held on Saturday 17th November with entrants from Lake Macquarie Yacht Club as well as RMYC Toronto competing.

Catamaran ready for big adventures with new Yanmar common rail engines  23-Nov-2018
The upgrade of a stylish, custom-made catamaran has been a great success thanks to her powerful new Yanmar engines and the skill of the marine engineers who installed them.

Margate Marina’s first stage is now open  19-Nov-2018
The first stage of the redeveloped Margate Marina at Baretta is now open for business. Sail and power boat customers are now moving in to the initial 50 berths which are complete with power, water and CCTV monitoring … ideal timing for the summer boating season.

RL24 Rob Legg Day and 46th National Championships  14-Nov-2018
The RL24 Owners Association of Australia have planned a special Rob Legg Day to honour Rob Legg’s long list of achievements and his huge input into sailing and trailable yachts in Australia. As an opener to the 46th RL24 National Championships a special sail past and celebration day is planned for all Rob Legg Yacht owners, crews & families, past and present.

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