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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…

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America’s Cup at RPAYC

America’s Cup at RPAYC

March 11, 2020

America’s Cup is heading to the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club (RPAYC) is pleased to announce the famous ‘Auld Mug’, the America’s Cup, is headed across the Tasman Sea to the Club in March for…

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Maverick cleans up in ORCV’s King Island Race

Maverick cleans up in ORCV’s King Island Race

March 11, 2020

Maverick cleans up in ORCV’s King Island Race Sailing Maverick double-handed, Rod Smallman and Tom Vaughan have cleaned up in the Ocean Racing Club of Victoria’s 48th Melbourne to King Island Yacht Race, taking out IRC, PHS and Double-Handed divisions and capping off with…

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Mooring audit to keep NSW waterways safe

Mooring audit to keep NSW waterways safe

March 10, 2020

NSW Maritime is continuing the mooring audit program across NSW to safeguard the marine environment, increase mooring compliance and improve safety for boaters. NSW Maritime Acting Executive Director Alex Barrell said the ultimate goal of the program, which starts this week, is to improve…

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Sydney Harbour Regatta trophy spoils divvied up

Sydney Harbour Regatta trophy spoils divvied up

March 9, 2020

More than 20 clubs from two Australian states and Hong Kong made up 19 divisions for the 15th Sydney Harbour Regatta conducted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club (MHYC) with the cooperation of key Sydney clubs and a host of volunteers. Results are final and…

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Marina Industries Association Announces New CEO

March 6, 2020

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…