Product & Industry
Home-grown e-boat

Home-grown e-boat

March 13, 2024

Genevo E8 – Australia’s first high-performance electric motor yacht Australia will soon have its own contender in the electric boat segment, as Genevo Marine gears up for 2024 launch of its first model, an 8.2-metre, luxury motor yacht…

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Education and training key to buoyant marine industry

Education and training key to buoyant marine industry

March 13, 2024

The Boating Industry Association Ltd (BIA) hosted its second Skills and Training Pathways tour of the Coomera TAFE Marine Campus and Gold Coast Marine Precinct, involving careers advisers and teachers from six High Schools and Colleges. The initiative forms part of the marine careers…

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Dangar Dory Derby Day

Dangar Dory Derby Day

March 13, 2024

The annual rowing race at Dangar Island is on Easter Sunday March 31. Canoe events, kids events, sprints and fastest recreational type rowboat round the island wins the Derby. All types of boats welcome form 1000 hrs. Come and see if…

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Ginan wins prestigious King Island Trophy

Ginan wins prestigious King Island Trophy

March 11, 2024

Main photo: Ginan, overall winners of the 2024 Melbourne to King Island Ocean Yacht Race. Photo Steb Fisher Turquoise blue skies and seas, local cheeses, freshly caught crayfish and sizzling rib-eye steak greeted the nearly 200 sun-drenched yachties when they finished the 2024 Melbourne…

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49erFX World Championships: Harding and Wilmot Finish Fifth

49erFX World Championships: Harding and Wilmot Finish Fifth

March 11, 2024

Main photo: Laura Harding and Annie Wilmot. Photo by Sailing Energy Ascending Australian 49erFX team Laura Harding and Annie Wilmot have wrapped up a helter-skelter World Championships with a fifth-place finish in Lanzarote. The result is a breakthrough for the young Australian Sailing Team…

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Blue Solutions Summit tackles big ocean issues and opportunities

Blue Solutions Summit tackles big ocean issues and opportunities

March 11, 2024

Main photo: Tim Jarvis at Macquarie Island. Photo by Nick Frayn Solutions to some of the planet’s biggest ocean challenges like plastic, pollution and fishing will be in the spotlight with trailblazing experts and solutions focused science also exploring Australia’s leadership opportunity at the…

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Chinese boats fire water at a Philippine vessel

Chinese boats fire water at a Philippine vessel

March 6, 2024

China’s coast guard has fired water at a Philippine boat in the disputed territory of the South China Sea. Earlier, the Philippines accused China of “dangerous manoeuvres” after their coast guard vessels collided in the area on Tuesday.

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Five Up Racing on Sydney Harbour

Five Up Racing on Sydney Harbour

March 5, 2024

Celebrating sisters in sailing on International Women’s Day From the moment your toe hits the deck you know you are in for a treat sailing Sydney harbour. Sapphire skies and crystal blue waters dance with a sea that sparkles and waltzes. …