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Hobart’s harbour full of February festival fun  26-Nov-2018
Over 500 beautiful wooden boats will be the main attraction at Australia’s most popular salute to wooden boats and the biggest maritime event of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere - the biennial MyState Bank Australian Wooden Boat Festival, 8 to11 February 2019.

  
Endeavour Marine 30 Mile Classic  23-Nov-2018
Twenty-nine boats contested this Regatta on Lake Macquarie and hosted by Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto. It was held on Saturday 17th November with entrants from Lake Macquarie Yacht Club as well as RMYC Toronto competing.

  
Catamaran ready for big adventures with new Yanmar common rail engines  23-Nov-2018
The upgrade of a stylish, custom-made catamaran has been a great success thanks to her powerful new Yanmar engines and the skill of the marine engineers who installed them.

  
Margate Marina’s first stage is now open  19-Nov-2018
The first stage of the redeveloped Margate Marina at Baretta is now open for business. Sail and power boat customers are now moving in to the initial 50 berths which are complete with power, water and CCTV monitoring … ideal timing for the summer boating season.

  
RL24 Rob Legg Day and 46th National Championships  14-Nov-2018
The RL24 Owners Association of Australia have planned a special Rob Legg Day to honour Rob Legg’s long list of achievements and his huge input into sailing and trailable yachts in Australia. As an opener to the 46th RL24 National Championships a special sail past and celebration day is planned for all Rob Legg Yacht owners, crews & families, past and present.

  
And the winner is… Eyachts  09-Nov-2018
Against competing finalists Boote Polch (Germany) and Herholdt Andersen (Norway) the two biggest dealers in Europe, Eyachts pulled through to take gold for “Best of Axopar Brand Engagement 2018”.

  
Ross & Whitcroft has a new home  08-Nov-2018
The team at Quality Marine Clothing (QMC) have expanded again, recently acquiring the online retail store Ross & Whitcroft.

  
Champion Casey shatters NBI Pittwater Paddle SUP record  06-Nov-2018
Australian Stand-Up-Paddle champion James Casey not only shattered the Pittwater Paddle fastest course time by 4.5 minutes, but it was the first time a SUP has beaten the entire field in the annual 8.4km race organised by disability support organisation Northern Beaches Interchange.

  
Insomnia’s Club Marine Pittwater to Paradise Regatta countdown  05-Nov-2018
Marcus Grimes is stepping into a new level of technology and style of racing with the purchase of the Judel/Vrolijk that was Elena Nova, now called Insomnia and racing from the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club in Sydney’s north.

  
Club Marine moves in to The Boat Works  05-Nov-2018
Club Marine is the latest high-profile tenant to take up residency at The Boat Works, Coomera.


 
 


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