Boating News

Seqwater warns fishing is off-limits in restricted areas

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SOUTHEAST Queensland paddlers are putting their personal safety at risk by entering restricted areas on Seqwater’s recreational lakes. Seqwater field ranger Rhiannon Reardon said too many kayakers, canoeists and paddle boarders were being caught in buoyed-off areas at lakes that were off-limits for people’s safety. “While our lakes offer a great range of on-water activities for the community to enjoy, …

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Your duty of disclosure with boat insurance

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BUSH ‘n Beach has brought Nautilus Marine Insurance on board to expand the fine print and provide readers with clear, easy-to-understand and helpful tips on protecting their boating assets. Your duty of disclosure Truth is your best ally when it comes to insuring your boat. Its importance is wrapped up in a short but vitally important phrase, “duty of disclosure”. …

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Intrepid Trawlers reimagined at Sanctuary Cove Boat Show

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  Grand Banks CEO Mark Richards said the new Eastbay 44 (EB44) will be unveiled for the first time in Australia at Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show this year. “The Eastbay 44 fully delivers the best of both worlds, with all the comfort and style you appreciate in a Downeast yacht, but with the legs and cruising speeds to take …

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Seakeeper 2 delivers stability for sub-30′ boats

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“It eliminates up to 95 percent of boat roll and will be popular with recreational outboard craft looking for stability, safety and a pleasant day on the water for all, no matter the conditions. Judging from the response in Miami, the Seakeeper 2 will prove very popular in Australia where this segment represents the largest community of boat owners, and …

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Tickets and transport options tailored to families for SCIBS

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TICKETS for the 30th Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show are officially on sale, and it’s never been easier to get on-board the southern hemisphere’s premier marine event, with an array of ticket and transport options available. The 2018 Show will showcase and celebrate the industry’s latest and greatest leading brands, with hundreds of boats and thousands of marine products on show …

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Raymarine LightHouse 3.3 now available – eS and gS Series MFDs supported

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Installing the new update is simple. Axiom owners can update wirelessly by connecting their MFD to home Wi-Fi or phone’s mobile hot spot. You can also download Lighthouse 3.3 via Raymarine’s website. Owners of eS and gS systems will need to download their software update from and then install it using a microSD card. Lighthouse 3.3 overview – RealVision …

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Hundreds of family friendly trailer boats at SCIBS 2018

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HiOctane Marine with renowned Wellcraft fishing power boats, South Coast Marine representing Quintrex, Brisbane Yamaha, Hurricane Pontoon Boats, Nautique Central, Mastercraft, Marine Tune, Sailfish Catamarans, Stefan Boating World, Powercat Marine, and Australian Marine Centre with Formosa, Bar Crusher, Hooker and Chaparral. SCIBS general manager Johan Hasser said exhibitors in the trailerable segment have embraced the new precinct, with many booking …

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Popular segment powers ahead for SCIBS 2018

“We have always had a presence at SCIBS which we consider to be one of the premier boat shows on the annual calendar,” Mr Thurley said. “The fact that it is the 30th anniversary of the Show and we have the world premieres of several of our new vessels makes it a very exciting time for us.” Valued at $600,000, …

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Quiksilver CEO missing – boat washed ashore empty on French coast

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Agnes was the head of its France-based European headquarters before being named CEO of the whole company in 2015. Boardriders, which is 85 percent controlled by US private equity firm Oaktree Capital, owns the Quiksilver, Roxy and DC Shoes brands. Boardriders Inc announced on January 5 that it had agreed to buy Australia’s Billabong International Ltd in a deal that …

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Cover up for the Saturday sale – Insights into boat insurance

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YOU’VE got a buyer lined up for your current boat and you’re finalising your thoughts on which of the extended new year boat specials is right for you. Bewdy, it’s going to be a fantastic 2018. But before your current boat heads out your driveway in the hands of its new owner and before you sign on the dotted line …

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