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Eyachts present the new Fjord 36 xpress with outboard engines  05-Jul-2017
Greifswald, 03.07.2017 - Fjord is an established luxury powerboat brand with a unique design and powerful Volvo Penta engines. Now the brand expands its segment and catapults the new Fjord 36 xpress with two 350 hp outboard engines on the water. The engines are perfect for shallow water and the Fjord xpress reaches new top speed of stunning 45 knots.

Melbourne Boat Show Delivers for Exhibitors and Buyers  03-Jul-2017
Following four days of showcasing the latest in boat and watercraft models, the 2017 Melbourne Boat Show, held from 16-19 June at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre has concluded on a positive note.

The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club Marine East Coast Bluewater Series  30-Jun-2017
The Club Marine East Coast Blue Water Pointscore Series (BWPS) is the The Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club’s premier offshore Series, conducted along the east coast of Australia between September and April, which now includes the new Club Marine Pittwater to Paradise Regatta.

It’s on! Pittwater to Coffs Harbour Yacht Race announcement  28-Jun-2017
The RMYC Broken Bay in association with the Coffs Harbour Yacht Club is excited to announce a new partnership, and can confirm that the Pantaenius Newport to Coffs Coast Yacht Race will start in Pittwater on 27th December 2017. This much-loved annual coastal event is now secure and event planning is well underway.

Applications for funding under Round 2 of the NSW Boating Now Program are now open  28-Jun-2017
In 2014 Transport for NSW and Roads and Maritime Services conducted extensive consultation with the boating community, boating stakeholders and local government on boating safety, access and infrastructure priorities across the state. This consultation informed the development of 11 Regional Boating Plans which were released in early 2015.

Cruise to Broken Bay onboard James Craig  22-Jun-2017
The Sydney Heritage Fleet is offering an extended weekend cruise in October 2017. Spend Friday sailing to Broken Bay on board Sydney’s premier tall ship, the 1874 barque James Craig.

Royal Geelong Yacht Club named best in Victoria  19-Jun-2017
The Royal Geelong Yacht Club (RGYC) has been crowned Victoria’s best after winning not one – but two major categories at the annual Victorian Sailing Awards.

Shipmate puts the SEQ essentials in your pocket  19-Jun-2017
The 2nd annual (2017- 2018) South East Queensland print edition of Shipmate – the (free) recreational boaters essential guide has landed and is already finding its way into the pockets of on-water wanderers.

Club Marine appoints New Zealand BDM Ken Monk  15-Jun-2017
Ken Monk has been appointed to the role of Business Development Manager (BDM) New Zealand at Club Marine, a market leader in recreational boat insurance. He assumed the role on May 1, 2017.

Rushcutters Bay Sailability Receives Marine Industry Foundation Grant  13-Jun-2017
The Marine Industry Foundation (MIF) is pleased to announce that it has provided grant funding to assist the Rushcutters Bay branch of Sailability NSW with boat maintenance and repairs. Sailability Rushcutters Bay estimates that over the past 12 months over 1,000 sailing opportunities for people with disabilities have been provided, using two David Payne designed ‘Salvos’.

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