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William Bligh – Hero or Villain?

August 7, 2019

Australian National Maritime Museum opens ground-breaking new exhibition ANMM Bligh Exhibit – Hero or Villain? The Australian National Maritime Museum will open their latest exhibition Bligh – Hero or Villain? this week – the first major exhibition the Museum has created after…

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Great Barrier Reef poachers fined and convicted

Great Barrier Reef poachers fined and convicted

August 7, 2019

Marine parks helicopter patrols across North Queensland are continuing to catch fishers out poaching in green zones, with several offenders fined and convicted last month. A series of no-take green zone poaching offences recently went before the Cairns, Townsville and Mackay Magistrate Courts, with fines up to $2850 and…

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SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week entries reach capacity

SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week entries reach capacity

August 7, 2019

Organisers from Townsville Yacht Club (TYC) are thrilled to announce that entries for SeaLink Magnetic Island Race Week (SMIRW) have reached capacity before the event’s closing date; with more than a dozen boats waitlisted should space become available at ‘Maggie Island’. “Apart from all…

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Eco-responsibility creating marine sanctuary

Eco-responsibility creating marine sanctuary

August 7, 2019

The Boat Works has doubled in size to 54 acres (218,530-square-metres), and is on track to welcome the first superyachts to the new purpose-built facility by summer 2019. The Boat Works superyacht yard, with private investment of more than $100 million, will create thousands…

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2019 Sydney International Boat Show – a resounding success

2019 Sydney International Boat Show – a resounding success

August 6, 2019

The Sydney International Boat Show closed tonight having enjoyed five glorious sunny days at the International Convention Centre Sydney and the Show’s purpose-built marina on Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour. Visitors to the show were treated to a broad offering that highlighted the diversity of…

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Noakes Shipyard responds to local concerns

Noakes Shipyard responds to local concerns

July 31, 2019

The ABC reported yesterday, on a variety of outlets, about a development application by Noakes shipyard to remove two jetties and replace them with a floating dry dock in Berrys Bay. Noakes welcomes the public discussion. Noakes Berrys Bay Drydock Some neighbours made statements that deserve…