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High Performance Yacht Design conference during Volvo OR stopover
By Graeme Finch, ,
10:35 PM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
The HPYD conference is jointly organised by The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (NZ) and The University of Auckland and will be held at the Marine Event Centre in Auckland to coincide with the Volvo Ocean Race stopover. It attracts some of the world’s most preeminent yacht designers and is recognised as one of the top three conferences in this area internationally. ...
RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show - The only place to be this weekend!
By Susie Nation-Grainger, ,
3:12 PM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2015 brought to you by the RYA, is the only place to be this weekend (28 February-01 March) whether you’ve never set foot in a dinghy or you’re a seasoned pro. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Feb 26 - Big jump for AUD
By Collinson FX, ,
1:26 PM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
Feb 26, 2015: The AUD jumped towards 0.7900, while the KIWI traded 0.7530, looking at the release of Trade data today. Exports and Imports are expected to be lower reflecting the economic environment, although the balance is expected to be static. Central Banks continue to drive market direction while economic data remains a symptom. ...
RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show - Clamcleats 50th anniversary competition
By Emma Slater, ,
3:37 AM Thu 26 Feb 2015 GMT
Clamcleats Limited will be at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show over the weekend of 28 February – 01 March at Alexandra Palace, London. As part of their 50th anniversary celebrations, they have a competition to win one of three Topper Taz dinghies! ...
Rondar Raceboats to build new keelboat with support of Bruce Kirby
By Stuart Bayliss, UK ,
7:18 PM Wed 25 Feb 2015 GMT
Following negotiations with Shumway Marine and the full support of the designer Bruce Kirby, the existing moulds and templates have now been purchased by Rondar Raceboats Ltd. ...
2015 Miami International Boat Show– StormFender earns Innovation Award
By Jonathan Hough, Houston ,
7:14 PM Wed 25 Feb 2015 GMT
2015 Miami International Boat Show – StormFender LLC is excited to announce that its StormFenderTM dock-mounted fender system earned a coveted Innovation Award in the 'Docking & Fendering Equipment' category. These prestigious accolades are presented annually by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI). ...
Hamilton Island Race Week – Fantastic options to book accommodation
By Kristie Kaighin, Hamilton Island ,
6:47 PM Wed 25 Feb 2015 GMT
Hamilton Island Audi Race Week 2015 – Have you booked your accommodation? It is always good to book early to secure the best properties as these book out first. ...
Alex Thomson Racing announces collaboration agreement
By Alex Thomson Racing, ,
2:49 PM Wed 25 Feb 2015 GMT
A collaboration agreement with Alex Thomson Racing has been signed today with Haydale Graphene Industries plc. The Technical Team at ATR will implement their graphene based products and technology in their latest Research and Development programme. ...
Sydney Trailer Boat Show - A great array of new trailer boats
By Boating Industry Association, ,
1:32 PM Wed 25 Feb 2015 GMT
Sydney Trailer Boat Show – With origins going back to the early sixties at Silverwater Park, the Show has been heralded as one of Sydney’s oldest Boat Shows and has evolved to bring visitors a greater line up of trailer boating, a segment that remains the leading and most popular boating type for Australians ...
Introducing Garmin’s powerful 7400xsv series of multifunction displays
By Sandman Public Relations, ,
9:40 AM Wed 25 Feb 2015 GMT
Garmin’s new GPSMAP 7400xsvseries of premiummulti-function displays (MFD) combines powerful performance with a renowned interface to deliver a range of class-leading features in a fully-networkable, simple-to-use package. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Feb 25 - Politics prevail in Greece
By Collinson FX, ,
11:41 PM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
Feb 25, 2015: Markets switched focus overnight as the spotlight turned to interest rates away from the fears of a Greek default. EU Finance Ministers accepted conditions from Greece to extend the bailout packages. This confirms obligations that already existed but allowed some semantic concessions to to appease voters. ...
10 tips from BoatUS for owners and renters
By BoatUS, ,
4:23 PM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
Airbnb may a popular 'peer-to-peer' lodging site on the web, but if you want to rent a boat in your local area or away, you’ve got options, too. Boatbound.com, Boatsetter.com and Cruzin.com are just a few of the new crop of online websites offering a chance to rent a boat for the day or weekend. ...
XCAT World Series – XCAT racing will take place in Australia in August
By Karien Jonckheere - thewppa.com, ,
12:55 PM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
XCAT World Series – It’s official. That’s after the final host agreement was signed by HE Dr Saif Al Ketbi (President of the WPPA) and the honourable Mayor of the City of Gold Coast, Tom Tate, in Dubai today in Fujairah this weekend. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: Feb 24 - Greeks have deadline of today
By Collinson FX, ,
12:01 PM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
Feb 24, 2015: The week opened with the Greek debt scenario hanging over markets. The Greeks must come up with a plan to re-negotiate their debt bailout by today and thus far, have not looked like doing this, failing to gain support. ...
Marine15 International Conference - More pre and post events
By Colin Bransgrove – marine15, ,
10:25 AM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
Marine15 International Conference and Trade Exhibition – A growing list of pre and post events is being staged, 3 – 5 May on the Gold Coast. According to marine15 Organising Committee Chairman Jeff d’Albora there are now nine pre and post marine15 events that will add additional value for delegates. ...
GC Intel Marine Expo - Havana Houseboats announces world first
By Emma Milne, ,
1:46 AM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
Intel Marine Expo - Havana Houseboats has confirmed the world premiere of its sophisticated new 45ft ‘Ultimate Entertainer’ at the 2015 Gold Coast International Marine Expo (21-24 May 2015). ...
Elvstrom Sails UK announce new authorised dealer in Brighton
By Liz Rushall, Emsworth ,
4:24 PM Mon 23 Feb 2015 GMT
Nickys Canvasworks and Sail Clinic, based in Brighton Marina, are the first Elvstrøm UK Authorised Dealer to be announced as part of an on-going expansion programme by Elvstrøm Sails UK. ...
The history of the Optimist Dinghy
By Optiparts, ,
3:06 PM Mon 23 Feb 2015 GMT
The 130-page history, illustrated by almost as many photos, the majority in colour, tells the story of how an 'Orange Crate' from the creeks of Florida came to become the junior dinghy used in over 120 countries and the first boat of over 80% of Olympic boat skippers. ...
Sydney Sailboat Expo supports Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation
By Mel Yeomans, Sydney ,
5:24 PM Sun 22 Feb 2015 GMT
The Sydney Sailboat Expo is proud to support the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation. The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation is a foundation whose ideals and research the Sydney Sailboat Expo Team strongly believe in. We are pleased to be able to support the Foundation in Australia and look forward to their involvement in the Australian sailing community as well as the world wide sailing community. ...
Gold Coast boatbuilder Telwater forced to lay off 45 staff
By Kathleen Skene, ,
5:51 AM Sun 22 Feb 2015 GMT
One of the Gold Coast’s biggest employers has cut more than 45 staff as it experiences one of its worst-ever business slowdowns. ...
Beneteau Oceanis 35 - The 3-in-1 Marvel
By Beneteau, ,
5:17 AM Sun 22 Feb 2015 GMT
Making its world debut at the Cannes Yachting Festival in 2014, the Beneteau Oceanis 35 is already making its mark in Australia, with a second place in its division on its first outing at the Festival of Sails, Geelong, Victoria in January. ...
Fusion® introduces groundbreaking new Signature series speakers
By Caitlyn Ridgley, ,
2:10 AM Sun 22 Feb 2015 GMT
Fusion®, the worldwide leader in marine entertainment, announced recently the expansion of its award-winning line of marine audio entertainment systems with the release of the new Fusion Signature Series speakers. Created by the finest design and engineering minds in the industry with an unwavering vision of producing exceptional audio systems for those seeking a superior listening experience ...
Hobie returns to Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show
By Chanelle Rodger, ,
2:08 AM Sun 22 Feb 2015 GMT
The name is synonymous with fun: Hobie is the world leader in water sports, from cats to stand-up paddle boards, kayaks, clothing and more. And in 2015, Hobie is back at Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. ...
RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2015 – British Sailing Team experts lined up
By RYA, ,
11:39 AM Fri 20 Feb 2015 GMT
RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show 2015 – British Sailing Team manager Stephen Park and Laser star Nick Thompson will be among the expert speakers from 28 February to 1 March. ...
RYA Dinghy Show – Ben Ainslie Racing to be the star attraction
By Susie Nation-Grainger, ,
11:12 AM Fri 20 Feb 2015 GMT
2015 RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show – Visitors will be given an exclusive insight into the high-tec world of BAR which was conceived in 2011 by four-time Olympic gold Medallist and 34th America’s Cup campaign Sir Ben Ainslie to develop and lead a British Challenger capable of winning the prestigious trophy. ...
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