|News for the Last 7 Days - Marine Business World
Collinson FX Market Commentary: October 24, 2014 - Braked too soon
By Collinson FX, ,
1:50 PM Fri 24 Oct 2014 GMT
October 24, 2014: Cost of living is on the rise so this inflation number is a sad reflection of the impact of the RBNZ monetary policy. The brakes were put on too soon and too hard! The KIWI is under attack from their Central Bank but interest rate differentials remain supportive.
The NZD held 0.7820, while the AUD/USD traded 0.8750 ...
Tauranga Boat Expo - Lancer and Sea Blade attend for the first time
By Kristen Hild, Auckland ,
10:25 AM Fri 24 Oct 2014 GMT
The Tauranga Boat Expo has proven a popular attraction for marine enthusiasts outside the main centres. This year, Lancer has chosen to join the show as part of their tour introducing the market to Sea Blade as well as their other exciting products. ...
2015 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - Accommodation options!
By Kristie Kaighin, Hamilton Island ,
9:09 AM Fri 24 Oct 2014 GMT
2015 Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - It is always good to book early to secure the best properties. We are also offering early bird discounts for bookings between now and February 2015. ...
NMMA loses E15 fuel U.S. Court of Appeals Decision
By National Marine Manufacturers Association, ,
8:23 AM Fri 24 Oct 2014 GMT
While the battle in the U.S. over E15 might seem a local issue, its plainly has world-wide flow though for the recreationa marine market.The Engine Products Group, a coalition of organizations that includes NMMA, sought to block the EPA decision. ...
2014 Airlie Beach Race Week - ABRW wins major award
By Heidi Walton, ,
3:37 AM Fri 24 Oct 2014 GMT
2014 Airlie Beach Race Week - Whitsunday Sailing Club is thrilled after winning the Major Festivals and Events category for Airlie Beach Race Week at the 2014 Whitsunday Tourism Awards. ...
Mets 2014 - Barz Optics nominated for DAME Award
By Barz Optics/Sail-World, ,
4:54 PM Thu 23 Oct 2014 GMT
Barz Optics' Cabo Floating sunglass have been nominated for the prestigious Dame Awards. The Overall Winner and Category Winners will be announced at the ICOMIA-METS Breakfast Briefing held in the Forum of Amsterdam RAI before the official opening of METS on Tuesday 18 November at 8:00 a.m. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: October 23, 2014 - Inflation dips
By Collinson FX, ,
12:28 PM Thu 23 Oct 2014 GMT
October 23, 2014: The AUDUSD held steady at 0.8780 while the NZDUSD traded around 0.7915. Geopolitical issues remain a serious threat to stability and market confidence. The NZD will today be lead by the Q3 CPI data out at 10.45am, expectations are for a dip to 1.2%q/q ...
13th International Sailing Summit will learn from British Cycling
By Amanda Simpson, London ,
11:47 AM Thu 23 Oct 2014 GMT
Next month, Terry Greenwood of British Cycling will be speaking at the 13th International Sailing Summit (ISS). He will reveal the concept behind the triumphant revival of British Cycling as inspiration of an ambitious future for the sailing industry. ...
High profile anglers support Rec. fishing reserve for Port Phillip
By Keep Australia Fishing, ,
11:12 AM Thu 23 Oct 2014 GMT
In an unprecedented show of unity and purpose, five of Australia’s top fishing and TV personalities have joined the call for the next government of Victoria to establish Port Phillip Bay as a recreational fishing reserve. ...
Team Vicsail - Key new appointments to the team
By Beneteau NSW, ,
9:15 AM Thu 23 Oct 2014 GMT
We have recently strengthened our team with some key new appointments. Graham Raspass – (founder of SailTime Australia) has joined the team in the role of NSW importer for Beneteau Yachts. In this role Graham will be responsible for all aspects of the Beneteau operations in NSW going forward. ...
Explore Australia Expo and Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show join forces
By Martine Cousins, ,
6:12 AM Thu 23 Oct 2014 GMT
This partnership brings together two truly functional and enthusiastic events for what will become Australia’s premiere 4x4 and marine super expo. But it doesn’t end there. The ethos behind Explore Australia Expo is to substantially grow the consumer pool by enticing and engaging not only the converted enthusiast but also newcomers and those within parallel or fringe categories. ...
METS names DAME Award nominees
By METS Trade, ,
9:27 PM Wed 22 Oct 2014 GMT
The organisers of METS have revealed that 45 products have been nominated to go forward for final judging by the jury of the prestigious Design Award METS (DAME) 2014 competition. The products have been selected from a total of 116 entries from 23 nationalities all over the world. ...
Sanlorenzo names new Group President, General Manager
By Mario Gornati, ,
7:15 PM Wed 22 Oct 2014 GMT
Ferruccio Rossi was recently appointed as new Group President / General Manager of Sanlorenzo Spa, the Italian shipyard leader in the production of strictly tailor made motor-yachts, at the second place in the world ranking of top 20 builders over 24 meters (Global Order Book 2014). Rossi will report directly to the Chairman / CEO Massimo Perotti. ...
Barcelona International Boat Show reflects signs of recovery in sector
By Marta Juvell, ,
12:53 PM Wed 22 Oct 2014 GMT
The Barcelona International Boat Show closes its doors in Port Vell this afternoon and confirms a trend towards recovery in the sector. Over the course of five days, the show which presented 120 new products and 650 vessels recorded a large turnover and number of visitors, who were able to take an active part in more than 100 programmed activities. ...
Collinson FX Market Commentary: October 22, 2014 - European recession
By Collinson FX, ,
12:53 PM Wed 22 Oct 2014 GMT
October 22, 2014: The Slipping USD did support the associated currencies, with the AUDUSD again testing 0.8800, while the KIWI awaits further carry trade. The NZDUSD looked to do gathering strength for another attempt at 0.8000, supported by attractive interest rate differentials, before taking a turn for the worst to trade 0.7935. ...
Smartphone App solves common race management issues in Port Hacking
By John Weidemier, Oatley ,
12:19 PM Wed 22 Oct 2014 GMT
RMYC Port Hacking Sailing Division has been using 'Race Logger', an Android App to assist in management of the club’s offshore racing programs. The club has a proud tradition for timely production of race results with Vice Captain, John Barter generally uploading the race result to the club’s website before members have returned to the clubhouse. ...
Henri Lloyd's famous summer sample sale starts this Friday
By Fran Burke, Sydney ,
10:47 AM Wed 22 Oct 2014 GMT
The famous Henri Lloyd Summer Sample Sale is on again kicking off Friday 24th October 2014 at the Henri Lloyd showroom in Crows Nest, Sydney! Huge range of samples and discontinued lines from Henri Lloyd's marine, footwear and lifestyle collections for men and women. Discounts of up to 80% off original RRP! ...
Groupe Beneteau named sponsor of US Sailing Team and ISAF World Cup
By US Sailing, ,
4:13 AM Wed 22 Oct 2014 GMT
Groupe Beneteau today announced its sponsorship of the US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider and ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami. Groupe Beneteau, the parent company of Jeanneau and Beneteau sailing yachts and Lagoon catamarans, is the world’s leading yacht builder, and will now become a significant presence in high-performance sailing with its support of both the US national sailing team ...
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. ...
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