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Firefighter family day on the water

Firefighter family day on the water

March 17, 2020

Hundreds of volunteer firefighters and their families from brigades around Australia turned out for a fantastic day on the water with members of the boating community. Families arrived at event hubs for a BBQ in the morning before they stepped onboard a variety of…

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Sabre WA State Championships

Sabre WA State Championships

March 17, 2020

The 2019-20 Sabre Sailing Association of WA Boating Hardware WA State Championships  were hosted by Perth Dinghy Sailing Club over 2 days on the weekend of 14th & 15th March 2020. A record fleet of 30 Sabres entered the event from 5 clubs. Only…

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Celebrating 40 years of innovation in Composites

Celebrating 40 years of innovation in Composites

March 17, 2020

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…

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Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show postponed

March 16, 2020

Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show postponed Organisers today confirmed the 2020 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show will be postponed until later in the year. The announcement comes in light of the continued escalation of Covid-19 cases and government directives on gatherings of more than…

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Slick Newcastle Cruising YC team sews up northern qualifier

Slick Newcastle Cruising YC team sews up northern qualifier

March 16, 2020

Slick Newcastle Cruising YC team sews up northern qualifier Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club’s team, skippered by talented offshore yachtsman Joe de Kock, leaned on teamwork and plenty of experience to post eight firsts and one second from their nine races in the SAILING Champions…

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MC38 2020 Australian Championship

MC38 2020 Australian Championship

March 16, 2020

First Australian title for Lazy Dog MC38 2020 Australian Championship – Shaun Lane and Quentin Stewart’s MC38 Lazy Dog from Middle Harbour out-ran the pack at the class’ 2020 reduced national title on Sydney Harbour, posting a low-scoring 13 points that…

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Deussen clinches second Melges 24 title

Deussen clinches second Melges 24 title

March 15, 2020

Deussen clinches second Melges 24 title – Now two-time Melges 24 Australian Champion Robin Deussen capped off his second title in dominant fashion yesterday, closing out the event with three wins on the final day in big breeze off Adelaide Sailing Club. A stark…

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

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

March 15, 2020

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…

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Who Does This to Electronics? Well, We Do.

Who Does This to Electronics? Well, We Do.

March 13, 2020

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…

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Firefighter family day on the water

Firefighter family day on the water

March 12, 2020

The Firefighter Family Day on the Water set for 15 March at multiple sites across Australia has received tremendous support from the boating community and industry. Firefighters and their families will be arriving at the following Hub’s around Australia, beginning with…

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Propspeed Partners with New Distributors in Australia

March 12, 2020

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…