Marina Industries Association Announces New CEO

MIA Chairman Andrew Chapman and new CEO Suzanne Davies The Marina Industries Association (MIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Suzanne Davies as the next CEO of the MIA. After a thorough recruitment process Suzanne was selected based on her high-level business and…

Rio silver medallists selected to Tokyo Olympic team

Nacra 17 sailors Jason Waterhouse and Lisa Darmanin have been announced as the latest selections to Australia’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic sailing team. “I’m excited but also relieved we get the opportunity to fight for a gold medal,” 28-year-old Darmanin said. “We’ve been working really…

B14s needed for Upcoming World Championship

The Australian B14 Association will host the next World B14 Championship in January 2021. Following a successful regatta for the class last year in Carnac, France, Sydney is looking forward to a terrific event at Woollahra Sailing Club, from 2-7 January,…

Fires and floods continuing to impact NSW waterways

NSW Maritime Executive Director Maritime Mark Hutchings has reassured the community recovery efforts on the NSW waterway network are well under way. “The size of the job is considerable in re-establishing the network of navigation markers, clearing debris and salvaging boats following heavy rainfall,…

Countless missing navigation markers and debris in water

Boaters across NSW are being warned to be on high alert for navigation hazards with significant debris and missing navigation markers after the weekend’s rain. NSW Maritime Executive Director Mark Hutchings said the boating conditions are potentially so unsafe in many areas, it would…

Yang Ming ship arrested for pollution debt

The sister ship of the YM Efficiency, which lost 81 shipping containers off the coast of Newcastle and Port Stephens in June 2018, has been arrested in Sydney for a pollution debt that could reach as high as AUD $20 million. At 06:50 (AEDT)…

Boaters urged to “stay dry” on water

Boaters around NSW are reminded the blood alcohol limit on the water is the same as on the road – 0.05 – after a Victorian man was arrested overnight on the Murray River. NSW Maritime and NSW Police were carrying out a night patrol…