|News for the Last 7 Days - Marine Business World
Edmiston appoints new Chief Executive Jamie Edmiston
By Paul Charles, ,
6:24 PM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
After 18 years leading one of the world’s most influential yacht brokerage houses, Nicholas Edmiston, the founder, is to step back from the day-to-day management of the business. Jamie Edmiston will become Chief Executive with immediate effect, with Nicholas serving as Chairman. ...
US Yachts changes name to Performance Cruising Yachts
By Matt Hayes, ,
1:43 PM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
One of Australia's oldest production yacht importers has changed its name to more accurately reflect the products on offer. Effective from October 17, US Yachts will be known as Performance Cruising Yachts. Explaining the name change, former Olympian and Managing Director of the company, Matt Hayes, said it was something he had been pondering for some time. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: October 21, 2014 - Greenback retreats
By Collinson FX, ,
12:27 PM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
October 21, 2014: The Dollar continued to retreat under the expected extension of the Fed's QE. The EUR moved to 1.2800, while the GBP booked further gains, to trade 1.6160. Commodity prices remain weak, but the flagging reserve boosted the AUD back towards 0.8800 and the KIWI to 0.7950, despite a fall in consumer confidence. ...
New improved swell forecasting and more locations from PredictWind
By Sail-World, ,
10:28 AM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
PredictWind have made significant improvements to the swell forecasting models and added new locations. Integrating the new 50km global wind forecast with ocean current data has created the most advanced swell modelling available online.
By combining PredictWind forecast data with ocean current data, the effect of the wind on swells can be accounted for ...
A Sailor's Dream Home: View after the Coastal Classic - Auction 22 Nov
By Sail-World, ,
8:48 AM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
Imagine finishing the Coastal Classic and relaxing in your own waterfront home at Opua with your boat tugging gently on a deep-water mooring off the lawn. Built to an architect design in 2000, this north-facing waterfront Opua property is a short walk to the marina and boatyard. It is going to auction on November 22. View this Labour Weekend after the Coastal Classic. ...
Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show moving to Manly Harbour in 2015
By Marine Queensland, ,
8:17 AM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
The event has historically been conducted at the Brisbane Showgrounds, however as a result of the significant construction and redevelopment of that venue, it has presented many operational difficulties in continuing todeliver a high quality event expected by exhibitors andvisitors to an industry boating showcase. ...
Partnership to encourage lifejacket use
By Neena Mairata, ,
7:25 AM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
MMC has presented PaddleNSW with 50 new generation lifejackets so its coaches and instructors can help role model behaviour to further encourage everyone on the water to wear lifejackets. 'The lifejackets will be used to kit out PaddleNSW’s network of training staff and volunteers in key locations across NSW,' said MMC General Manager Howard Glenn. ...
2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo: Another outstanding success
By Emma Milne, ,
3:27 AM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
The Australian marine industry is singing the praises of the fourth annual Gold Coast International Marine Expo, reporting strong sales and even greater prospects in the lead-up to summer. 'Based on exhibitor feedback, the total sales at the Expo alone would certainly be in the order of tens of millions of dollars,' she said. ...
Headsync to distribute Gobius tank monitor system in the USA
By Gobius, ,
5:45 PM Mon 20 Oct 2014 GMT
Headsync, of Newport, R.I., has been named as the East Coast distributor for Gobius products. Gobius’ unique external monitors require no modifications of existing tanks, and unit can adapt to existing onboard gauges. External measuring of black water tanks is more effective because the gauge never comes in contact with the fluid, avoiding clogging issue associated with in-tank systems. ...
AIMEX and Superyacht Australia renew partnership with SCIBS
By AIMEX and Superyacht Australia, ,
8:03 AM Mon 20 Oct 2014 GMT
The Australian Superyacht and Marine Export Industry Conference is partnering with the Sanctuary Cove International Boat show for the fifth consecutive year with SCIBS recognizing the international exposure and attraction of industry players the conference brings to the boat show. ...
2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Marine Syndication wins
By Praneel Lal, ,
5:09 AM Mon 20 Oct 2014 GMT
2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Marine Syndication, a division of Marine Auctions, was in full swing at the Gold Coast International Marine Expo that took place at the Gold Coast Marine Precinct in Coomera. ...
Scotland’s Boat Show - More than 13,000 flock to Kip Marina
By Kevin Blamire, ,
7:44 PM Sat 18 Oct 2014 GMT
More than 13,000 visitors flocked to Scotland’s Boat Show 2014 (SBS14) at Kip Marina, Inverclyde last weekend as the boating world showed off everything from a £500 dinghy to an £800,000 Sunseeker luxury powerboat. SBS14 is the largest boat show in Scotland and the third largest in the UK and, with over £15m worth of boats on display, there was something for every budget. ...
RYA Scotland Annual Awards - RYA calls sailors to nominate
By RYA, ,
5:41 AM Sat 18 Oct 2014 GMT
RYA Scotland Annual Awards - As the end of the year gets closer it is time to review the season and time spent on the water. People taking up the sport for the very first time and the new skills they have learned, the young performance sailors who have brought home national and world titles, the 250 boats and thousands of spectators who witnessed the Commonwealth Flotilla and all the people ...
2014 Gold Coast Int'l Marine Expo - McDonald’s boosts the family fun
By Emma Milne, ,
3:57 AM Sat 18 Oct 2014 GMT
2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo - The awe-inspiring aerial antics of the Extreme High Diving show at this weekend’s 2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo have a whole new flavour, with McDonald’s signing up as an event partner. ...
Yacht CN 2014 —3rd Nansha Bay International Boat Show open
By Event Media, ,
3:08 AM Sat 18 Oct 2014 GMT
Alongside the line-up yachts and boats by international and local brands, visitors to this year’s Yacht CN will have a chance to enjoy the exciting Moto Surf China Race, passionate samba dances, bikini model shows, international music band performances, and popular international DJ music on-site. ...
Dutch boy on a mission to rid the world's oceans of floating plastic *Feature
By Vibeke Venema, ,
4:50 PM Fri 17 Oct 2014 GMT
Boyan Slat is a 20-year-old on a mission - to rid the planet's oceans of floating plastic. He has dedicated his teenage years to finding a way of collecting it. But can the system really work - and is there any point when so much new plastic waste is still flowing into the sea every day? ...
Discover Boating Week starts tomorrow
By Boating Industry Association, ,
1:46 PM Fri 17 Oct 2014 GMT
Discover Boating Week is a celebration of the recreational boating lifestyle and the joys and fun that come with spending quality time on the water. Whether you're a fisherman, paddler or sailor, there is something for everyone. Over 40 events will be taking place across the state from October 18 - 25 and the best part is, they all absolutely free! ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: October 17, 2014 - Calming the Storm
By Collinson FX, ,
12:10 PM Fri 17 Oct 2014 GMT
October 17, 2014: Markets continued to leak overnight despite attempts by St Louis Fed President Bullard to calm the storm. He advocated further extension of monetary stimulus to combat the sharp collapse in confidence. The European Union is under extreme pressure ...
Great start to another massive Gold Coast International Marine Expo
By Emma Milne/Gold Coast International Marine Expo, ,
10:26 AM Fri 17 Oct 2014 GMT
The Gold Coast International Marine Expo – open all weekend – is a marquee event for the marine industry and has delivered on its promise of 'all things aquatic – from super yachts and jet skis to kayaks and fishing equipment … and everything in between'. ...
Australian Sailing Team opens National Training Centre Extension
By Cora Zillich, ,
6:35 AM Fri 17 Oct 2014 GMT
The Australian Sailing Team has today official opened an extended deck at the National Training Centre at Middle Harbour Yacht Club in Sydney. Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) Director Matt Favier officially opened the extension, which upgrades the Australian Sailing Team’s AIS Training Centre to integrate Paralympic training and to accommodate more rigging and launching area ...
Research project concludes Glycerine -a clean alternative marine fuel
By Marine South East, ,
4:28 AM Fri 17 Oct 2014 GMT
After a year of intense activity MSE’s ‘GLEAMS’ (Glycerine Fuel for Marine Sustainability), project has completed. The project consortium have gathered the evidence and conducted the analysis necessary to show that glycerine is a technically feasible very low emissions alternative fuel in the marine market. ...
2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - About to start
By Caitlyn Ridgley, ,
4:00 AM Fri 17 Oct 2014 GMT
The 2014 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show is fast approaching and I want to know if you’re planning to attend. If you are, I'd like to let you know about some of our must-see clients. ...
DualDocker welcomes Gerhard Bukac as International Sales Manager
By DualDocker, ,
4:41 PM Thu 16 Oct 2014 GMT
Gerhard Bukac has joined DualDocker reinforcing the team as International Sales Manager and will ultimately, after his training period, be responsible for ‘Global Sales’ and for coordinating, supporting and training the entire sales force. His thorough technical background, experience in sales, as well as his devotion to boating make him an ideal DualDocker team member. ...
Hood Sails – an Australian sail-making icon
By Rob Kothe & Jedda Murphy, ,
10:00 AM Thu 16 Oct 2014 GMT
Ian Broad and Ian Lindsay and their beloved Hood Sails in Sydney have become a sail making institution on the Australian scene. Established in 1971, Hood Sail makers (Aust.) P/L is 100% Australian owned and operated by the two Ian’s and it was the first Hood sail loft outside of the USA. This week we interviewed Broadie. ...
Boating bodies combine to launch First Safer Boating Week
By NPBS Forum Media, ,
8:56 AM Thu 16 Oct 2014 GMT
October 17–24 has been declared Safer Boating Week this year, in what will become an annual focus on keeping boaties safe in the lead up to Labour Weekend – the traditional time to get boats and gear ready for summer.
Members of the National Pleasure Boat Safety Forum, chaired by Maritime NZ, will run a range of activities in the week aimed at getting three simple messages through to boat owner ...
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