| News for the Last 30 Days - Marine Business World
Gold Coast Broadwater no closer to welcoming supermaxis *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
3:44 AM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
The arrival of some of the world’s fastest and largest yachts at the end of this year’s Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race was another disappointment for those hoping to see the super maxis grace the Broadwater. ...
Sydney International Boat Show - all systems go!
By BIA NSW, ,
2:17 AM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
Visitors to the 2014 Sydney International Boat Show, and there could be more than 60,000 of them, will be treated to a stunning array of new vessels being unveiled for the very first time on the world stage. ...
UK superyacht industry on the rise
By British Marine Federation, ,
2:02 AM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
The British Marine Federation has released a report entitled ‘Economic Benefits of the UK Boating Industry’ to coincide with its annual conference, which was held in Liverpool as part of the International Festival for Business. ...
EOMAP modelling shows what's under our water
By Jeni Bone, ,
1:53 AM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
German and Australian scientists have launched state-of-the-art water quality monitoring tools that will enable anyone in the world to zoom in on what is stirring up under the surface of Australian waters. ...
Great Barrier Reef in a bad state, and getting worse
By Media Services, ,
1:45 AM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
The Great Barrier Reef is in its worst state since it was World Heritage-listed more than two decades ago, and getting worse, scientists told a Senate inquiry last week. ...
National 4X4 Outdoors Show - Fun for the whole family
By Erin Ponton, ,
2:22 PM Mon 28 Jul 2014 GMT
With rock climbing, zorb balls and native animals and reptiles, there truly is entertainment for the whole family at next month's National 4x4 Outdoors Show and Fishing and Boating Expo at the Melbourne Showgrounds, 22-24 August. ...
Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Organisers add extra sites
By Emma Milne, ,
2:13 PM Mon 28 Jul 2014 GMT
High demand for exhibitor space at the GC Int'l Marine Expo has prompted organisers to expand the event site – an indication this year’s showcase of 'all things aquatic' will be the biggest and best yet. Event and Marketing Manager Emma Milne said more than 70% of available sites had already been allocated to a wide range of exhibitors for 'Australia’s only working boat show' from 17-19 October. ...
Queensland-built offshore models to be Brisbane Boat Show highlight
By John Daffy, Brisbane ,
1:14 PM Mon 28 Jul 2014 GMT
A Queensland-dominated flotilla of very impressive, newly designed offshore models will be one of the highlights of this year’s Brisbane’s Boat Show. For most people attending the event to be hosted by Marine Queensland at the Brisbane Showgrounds, it will be their first opportunity to see these vessels. ...
Hamilton Island Audi Race Week 2014 - Accommodation options!
By Kristie Kaighin, Hamilton Island ,
9:17 AM Mon 28 Jul 2014 GMT
The Quarterdeck – Now available after a last minute cancellation! This is a fantastic four bedroom villa that sleeps up to 12 people and includes two x buggies plus a private pool. ...
Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week - Sets new event record
By Heidi Walton, ,
4:39 AM Mon 28 Jul 2014 GMT
Vision Surveys Airlie Beach Race Week 2014 has made history after breaking the record number of entries with more expected to come in this week. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 25, 2014 - Currency jawboning
By Collinson FX, ,
3:32 PM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
July 25, 2014: The RBNZ raised rates to 3.5% while jawboning the KIWI lower. Wheeler has concluded that the NZD is overvalued, while stoking the fires by rising rates, to provide even more attractive interest rate differentials. Tightening monetary policy will have the desired effect of curbing economic growth, as the cost of capital rises, thus fulfilling his own prophesy. ...
Ollie Phillips joins the team at Clipper Ventures
By Julia Wall-Clarke, ,
10:28 AM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
Former England rugby sevens Captain and 2009 IRB Player of the Year, Ollie Phillips has joined the team at Clipper Ventures, the company that owns and operates the unique Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, as a partnerships and development ambassador. ...
Predictwind helps you pick the best time to depart
By Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz, ,
9:09 AM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
The Departure Planning tool from PredictWind can save huge amounts of time planning and give you more hours sailing.
It does this by looking at four different departure dates that are separated by 24 hours, and assessing the weather to pick the best day to leave for a particular journey ...
Sydney International Boat Show - Boatloads to see and do
By Domenic Genua, ,
2:31 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
The 2014 Sydney International Boat Show opens next week with both the Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island and the Cockle Bay Marina at Darling Harbour filled to capacity. The show presents everything the water-loving Aussie could ever wish for. ...
National 4x4 Outdoors Show - FMX and more to highlight Action Arena
By Erin Ponton, ,
1:53 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
Motocross, live music performances, 4WDs and rock crawlers of the real and remote controlled variety will be highlights on the Action Arena at the 2014 National 4x4 Outdoors Show and Fishing and Boating Expo on August 22-24 at the Melbourne Showgrounds. ...
Glen Eadie appointed Mercury Territory Manager in Queensland
By Jonathan Revitt, ,
1:46 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
Mercury Marine is pleased to announce Glen Eadie has been appointed as its new Territory Manager for Queensland. Glen has already commenced in the busy role and will report to Nicholas Kitchen, Mercury’s Regional Manager. 'Having Glen back onboard is a real win-win,' said John Temple, Mercury Marine’s General Manager, Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific (ANZP). ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 24, 2014 - Rate rise hits trade
By Collinson FX, ,
12:57 AM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
July 24, 2014: The KIWI is trading around 0.8670 once again and is likely to be further supported by a rise in interest rates by the RBNZ today. A rise in rates will further impact the economic recovery and this is likely to be reflected in the trade data also released today. Exports and Imports are likely to contract as the RBNZ monetary policy hits the trade economy hard. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 23, 2014 - AUD creeps up
By Collinson FX, ,
12:57 AM Wed 23 Jul 2014 GMT
July 23, 2014: The AUD has slowly climbed back towards 0.9385, while the country is pre-occupied with the Malaysian air crises, with little to divert on the economic front. Geo-Political issues remain central, with no major economic data to divert attention, although Central bank activity will impact. ...
Sailtime founder to share role of 'Skipper' with team Vicsail
By Vicsail, Sydney ,
10:13 PM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
Good news in the sailboat market today, with announcement that Graham Raspass, founder and CEO of SailTime Australia is taking on an additional key role and joining Vicsail. This move will lead to a sharing of the responsibility for the management and future direction of Vicsail between Raspass and Vicsail founders Brendan and Jo hunt. ...
Clipper Motor Yachts expands with Boat Equity
By Lauren Brittain, ,
3:29 PM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
Clipper Motor Yachts has recently come onboard with Boat Equity to provide its customers with more options to get out on the water. Managing Director, Brett Thurley, mentioned that there are many boat share options on the market, but none really compare to the model that Boat Equity has produced. ...
Check out the Fountaine Pajot Saba 50 at Autumn boat shows
By Fountaine Pajot, ,
2:59 PM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
The Fountaine Pajot Catamarans yard will be presenting its new 2015 Saba 50 for 2015 at all of the autumn boat shows: Cannes (9-14 September), La Rochelle (17-22 September), Barcelona (15-19 October), Gênes (1-6 October), and Annapolis (9-13 October). ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: July 22, 2014 - Europe watched
By Collinson FX, ,
4:28 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
July 22, 2014: The KIWI was trading just below 0.8690 while the AUD holds below 0.9370. Look for local data release and Global geo-political issues to drive direction. ...
Brisbane's biggest outdoors expo to celebrate ten years
By Vicky De George, ,
4:25 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
Brisbane's biggest and most popular outdoors expo, the Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show and National 4x4 and Outdoors Show has confirmed dates for 2015, marking ten years since its inception. ...
Vietnam Marina Development: ONE°15 Vung Ro Bay Marina Resort
By ONE 15 Marina, Singapore, ,
4:17 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
The development will include several hotels with a total of over 760 rooms, 4,300 apartments, 100 luxury townhouses, a variety of retail shops and a 400m sandy beach as well as the marina berths. The gross commercial area will total approximately 200,000 square meters, providing space for schools, healthcare facilities, retailing, leisure and entertainment complexes as well as the marina ...
Sydney Harbour welcomes premium boat storage
By Peter Pembroke, ,
3:35 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
At long last Sydney Harbour can now boast a new client friendly boat storage and light maintenance facility with the opening of Sydney Harbour Boat Storage. Sydney Harbour Boat Storage, located at White Bay 6 next to the new cruise ship passenger terminal, can house boats from 18-35 feet on external or undercover dry stacks. Plus hard stand storage for boats up to 80 feet. ...
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