Captain's Blog

LNP promises a 'fishing friendly' Queensland government

27 March 2012

Speaking from the Brisbane Tinnie & Tackle Show on Friday ahead of his historic win in the Queensland state election on Saturday, freshly minted Qld Premier, Campbell Newman promised...

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Raymarine App now available on Android

25 March 2012

RAYMARINE'S free wireless screen repeater app originally launched on iOS (Apple) devices has now been launched for Android OS devices and is free to download from Google Play.

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Docklands luxury cruiser blaze, highlights poor resources

23 March 2012

The $4m Horizon 27m cruiser that sank after an inferno on a Docklands marina had been delivered to its new owners just yesterday. Four people were aboard the 24m...

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Boat storage demand exceeds supply

20 March 2012

The demand for boat storage space at many Australian marinas exceeds current capacity, according to data revealed in the 2011 marina survey report.

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EPIRB assists 5 fishermen off NSW Coast

16 March 2012

A day's fishing for five Victorians almost ended in tragedy off Port Stephens on the 6th March when their 8 meter vessel was overturned by a rogue wave as they headed back to port in the...

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Boaters warned to take extreme caution on flooded waterways

15 March 2012

Boaters should take extreme caution on waterways impacted by floods, according to NSW Roads and Maritime Services. Maritime Acting General Manager Boating Safety and Regional...

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Riviera to officially exit receivership

14 March 2012

Riviera, Australia’s largest and most awarded luxury boat builder officially announced this afternoon to the company’s staff and contractors that a sale transaction had been completed...

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Environmental propaganda misleading Aussies

7 March 2012

A leading marine scientist visiting Australia says anti fishing groups are misleading Australians about the state of our fisheries with their 'doom and gloom' campaigns. Dr Ray...

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Scrutiny & stricter regulations for the cruise industry

5 March 2012

The second incident in as many months raises more call for scrutiny and stricter regulations for the cruise industry. As the first hearing of the criminal...

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Boat Washing & Cleaning Service - Starts Today

1 March 2012

Andrew and Darren the Directors of St Kilda Boat Sales and Service Centre, are pleased to announce the acquisition of the boat washing and cleaning business ‘Michy Marine’, effective...

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Autumn - Welcome

1 March 2012

The best boating days are just around the corner. Autumn is one of the four temperate seasons. Autumn marks the transition from summer into winter, in September (Northern Hemisphere)...

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