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Premier Exhibitors For Sanctuary Cove Show
The first wave of exhibitors for the highly anticipated 32nd edition of the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) has been unveiled. Among the prominent brands having already applied for prime positions on water for the event, to be held 20–
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Seafaring Superstitions
Dangerous activities are often coloured and influenced by their own unique manual of superstitions. This is especially so in the case of seafaring. The sea has always been a dangerous environment in which to venture, whether for work or recreation, a
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Facts & Figures
$142,456. Yamaha F175XCA, Yamaha Helm Master, Garmin GPSMap 8416XSV with GT54 Transducer, dual battery system, SeaDek flooring / gunwales, Ocean Blue Outriggers 15in carbon poles, candy-apple red metallic paint $85,451 including Yamaha F150XB, Redco
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Bold And Beautiful
Since its debut in 2012, Riviera’s SUV range has turned heads with its design that combines a single-level sports yacht entertainer with the blue water prowess and cockpit of a flybridge yacht. Premiering in April this year, the 645 will be the large
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What Sets Cobli Apart From The Rest Of The Sharing Economy?
As direct importers, Cobli has the ability to offer its boats at competitive buy-in prices. All vessels under Cobli are managed and maintained to the highest of standards. The team know their boats intimately — when to service them and how to look af
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Sporty Surtees
It’s been a long time between Surtees drinks for me — around three years to be precise. Regardless, I regularly see the New Zealand imports on the water, as they are certainly a plate boat that’s easily identifiable with their hardcore and sharp look
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Austal Delivers From Overseas
Australian-headquartered shipbuilder Austal delivered three vessels from its overseas yards in the space of a month towards the end of last year. In early November the company delivered the first vessel fully constructed at its Vietnam shipyard: the
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Tiller And Helm To Help Digitalise Marine Ops
Canadian company Helm Operations and Western Australian marine consultant Tiller Technical have signed a partnership agreement to help vessel operators digitalise their operations. As part of the partnership, Tiller Technical will use its industry ex
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Portable Grunt
When Tohatsu released its MFS 3.5A in 2006, it was the most powerful four-stroke outboard under 4hp. The only omissions were carry handles, which were fitted to the Yamaha F2.5A (and its Chinese Aqualine F2.5 clone). Of course these engines had nowhe
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Hobart Ferry Trial Service
A public ferry service may soon appear on Hobart’s Derwent River following with a tender released last November closing in January. The proposed Derwent River Ferry Service is a key component in the Tasmanian Government’s Greater Hobart Transport Vis
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New Shipping Australia CEO
Melwyn Noronha has taken up the role of Chief Executive Officer of national shipping association, Shipping Australia. Shipping Australia Chairman Scott Henderson said Noronha was selected after an extensive review and selection process. “Melwyn is an
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Lost In Space
I shouldn't be, but I'm often surprised when a Beneteau powerboat exceeds my expectations. After all, the marque has been around since 1884 when Benjamin Beneteau produced his first sailing Trawler. I guess my surprise has something to do with bein
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Quick Specs
HORIZON FD87 SKYLINE PRICE POA LENGTH (OVERALL) 27.46m (90ft 1in) BEAM 7.1m (23ft 3in) DRAFT 1.65m (5ft 5in) DISPLACEMENT 95t FUEL 13,170L WATER 1500L ENGINE 2 x CAT C32 1600hp diesels WEB ■
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Cairns Tops Wotif’s Aussie Town List
A number of coastal enclaves beloved by boaties have made it into the fourth annual top 10 Aussie Towns list curated by travel website, Wotif. Victoria’s Lakes Entrance (pictured) and Apollo Bay joined NSW destinations The Entrance and Port Macquarie
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Ready And Willing
The XO Boats fleet has been created using a quite simple philosophy. From rough and windy weathers to calm and carefree boating, XO creates boats that can handle any conditions and any environment, no matter how rough the weather. In short, XO brings
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Facts & Figures BENETEAU FLYER 8
$145,895 Engine upgrade, Comfort pack including solid timber table, extended swim platform, T-Top, marine toilet and tank, bow thruster, helm seat upgrade $166,710 MATERIAL GRP TYPE Open monohull LENGTH 8.17m ( 26ft 10in) BEAM 2.53m (8ft 4in) WE
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New Jetties At Houtman Abrolhos
Construction has started on two jetties in Western Australia’s Houtman Abrolhos Islands National Park, to support conservation and new tourism opportunities. The $4.35 million contracts to build the jetties were awarded to a Dongara-based constructio
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Quick Specs
PRICED FROM $169,995 (inc. GST) LENGTH 8.1m (26ft 7in) BEAM 2.55m (8ft 4in) DISPLACEMENT (EX. ENGINE) 2200kg FUEL 315L WATER 45L ENGINE Single 225-400hp Mercury Verado TOP SPEED 50kt WEB ■
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Waterjets Integrate Interceptors
Waterjet manufacturer Castoldi is collaborating with interceptor manufacturer Zipwake to deliver Castoldi Turbodrive 490HCT and Turbodrive 600HCT waterjets equipped with the interceptors. Giacomo Castoldi, General Manager, Castoldi said: “This collab
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Sustainable Seafood Movement
Seafood accounts for about 16 per cent of all animal protein consumed worldwide. In the quest to meet growing global demand, production of seafood has grown dramatically in the last five decades, largely as a result of rapid growth in aquaculture. Bu
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On Watch
I’m again writing this from a place far from the TAB offices, but dear to my heart. I’m on the northern coast of NSW, near Seal Rock where the ocean howls — well, it is right now. We’ve had a ripper late-summer storm that brought with it more than 10
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Steber And Partners Test Hybrid Prototype
A collaborative partnership between New South Wales-based electrical company Ampcontrol, The University of Newcastle, and boatbuilder Steber International has conducted a series of successful bench and on-water trials of a hybrid diesel-electric boat
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Palm Island Gets A New Ferry
SeaLink Travel Group has officially launched its brand new 32m, $7 million purpose-designed ferry, Coolgaree Cat, for the Townsville to Palm Island service. Aluminium Marine built the catamaran in Queensland. The design was developed by Incat Crowthe
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Long Legged Performer
Most production cruising catamarans have limitations, such as upwind ability, and are compromised by their weight. So, for those with deeper pockets and further horizons, performance cruisers tends to be the go-to category. This was the realisation t
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About The Author
Kevin Smith grew up fishing and boating on the waterways of Zimbabwe, fighting off crocodiles, hippos and lions in his spare time, before venturing to South Africa. Much to his parents’ disgust, after graduating Kevin started work as a diving instruc
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What’s Scarier: Jaws Or Jellyfish?
You might think that an encounter with a great white is what scares most people about swimming in the sea, but University of South Australia researchers have found people are actually more afraid of a softer predator — the humble jellyfish. In a surv
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Facts & Figures KINETIC KC62
$3,150,000 (ex-taxes) Base model – Jockey seating, 100hp Mercury four-stroke, front deck cushions, mooring package, basic Fusion entertainment pack $74,995 OPTIONS INCLUDE: Blue/tangerine upholstery, Mercury 115hp four-stroke, Targa Arch T-Top, side
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Nz Starts Research Vessel Acquisition
Norwegian naval architecture firm Skipsteknisk AS has been selected to design a new fisheries research vessel for New Zealand. The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Limited (NIWA) released an international tender last year seeking
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