Celebrating 40 years of innovation in Composites

ATL Composites is celebrating 40 years of operations, supplying innovative composite products to the marine, automotive, industrial and construction industries in Australia and around the world. Paying tribute to the vision of founder, Arnie Duckworth, who established the business in New Zealand…

Norman R. Wright & Sons Build Pilot Boats for PNG Ports

One of Australia’s longest serving custom commercial and recreational boat builders, established in 1909, Brisbane-based Norman R. Wright & Sons has secured the contract to build two new custom designed 14.8-metre Pilot Boats for PNG Ports Corporation from Papua New Guinea. In a multi-million dollar contract, the two…

Who Does This to Electronics? Well, We Do.

Raymarine owners can get underway with the confidence in knowing their electronics will perform in extreme conditions. Why? Because Raymarine electronics are literally tortured in the company’s very own Environmental Test Centre in the UK, where they are subjected to hard drops, prolonged vibration, extreme…

Propspeed Partners with New Distributors in Australia

Auckland, New Zealand – Propspeed, leading innovator of underwater coatings, announced today it will be represented by two well-known and respected distributors in Australia – Sam Allen Wholesale and All Marine Spares. These strategic partnerships will increase accessibility for Propspeed’s award-winning product line to this…

Eyachts brings Pardo Yachts downunder

Eyachts Pty Ltd; the Australian and New Zealand importer of some of the worlds best power boats has turned their attention to the impressive new line currently being rolled out by Italian giants Cantiere del Pardo. In just over 2 years this head turning…

Riviera signs on record number of apprentices

Australia’s luxury motor yacht builder, Riviera, has welcomed 33 new apprentices this week to its highly respected apprenticeship program, growing this talented group of future craftspeople to more than 80 for 2020. The apprentices will undertake their training at Riviera’s world-class 14-hectare manufacturing facility…

Breathing Life Into Boats

ATL Composites provides the precision pieces for the latest Roger Hill-designed powercat. From concept to completion, building a custom-designed powercat is a breeze with an inspired vision, reliable team, proven materials and just a pinch of magic in the mix. The…

Leadership Transition at Marina Association

Andrew Chapman and Colin Bransgrove Celebrate Marinas19 The Marina Industries Association (MIA) has commenced the process leading to a new CEO being appointed. As announced to the MIA membership in December, CEO Colin Bransgrove will conclude duties by year end enabling a smooth transition…