Boating

New Navionics+ Regions available for Australia and New Zealand

navionics+ regions aus nz

NAVIONICS, the leader in content and location-based services for the recreational boating market, recently announced the release of Navionics+ Regions in seven coverage areas throughout Australia and New Zealand. At the affordable price of $165 per region, Navionics+ Regions offers tremendous value and includes Nautical Chart, SonarChart 0.5m HD bathymetry map and Community Edits. Daily chart updates and advanced features …

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Intrepid Trawlers reimagined at Sanctuary Cove Boat Show

Sanctuary Cove trawler boats

  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

seakeeper 2 team miami

“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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New-era Mercury expands V6 FourStroke and SeaPro outboard families

mercury v6 fourstroke and seapro

MERCURY Marine is excited to introduce its all-new V6 FourStroke outboard family and the expansion of its SeaPro commercial line. Just unveiled at the 2018 Miami International Boat Show, the new engines include 175hp, 200hp and 225hp FourStroke outboards and a V6 200hp SeaPro commercial outboard. Precision engineered from skeg to cowl, all four outboards are built on Mercury’s new …

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Tickets and transport options tailored to families for SCIBS

scibs transport and ticket options

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

raymarine lighthouse 3.3

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 raymarine.com 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

trailer boats on show scibs 2018

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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Stessl 520 Bluewater boat review

stessl 520 bluewater

Once back in smooth water, opening the taps on the Yamaha F115 saw us tickle 66km/h at 5800rpm. Internally, the Stessl 520 Bluewater has a raised foredeck constructed from fibreglass, which makes for a tidier finish and nicer touch points than regular aluminium. The seats both fore and aft are excellent and overall layout is perfect. A ‘luggage rail’ runs …

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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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