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Sisters doing it for themselves at Sanctuary Cove Int'l Boat Show By Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, , 5:25 AM Thu 24 Apr 2014 GMT
Just for the ladies – the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) Women on Water program returns in 2014 with a pamper-packed entertainment schedule during the four days of the Show from May 22 to 25. ...

Marine Auctions - a boat for everybody! By Jeni Bone, , 5:20 AM Thu 24 Apr 2014 GMT
Marine Auctions will hold its next auction at Rivergate Marina, Murarrie, Brisbane on Saturday 26 April. ...

Collinson FX Market Commentary: April 24, 2014 - RBNZ lifts OCR By Collinson FX, , 8:15 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
Collinson FX Market Commentary: April 24, 2014 - The turn around rally underway over the last week and a half, has stalled with some questionable economic data across the globe, testing confidence. The currency dropped back to 0.9280 and allowed upward pressure on the KIWI to stall. The NZD dipped to 0.8580 with the RBNZ to announce the latest rate decision this morning. ...

International Superyacht Coatings Conference to be held in Amsterdam By Sigrid van der Wel, , 4:05 PM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
The upcoming edition of the International Superyacht Coatings Conference will be held in Amsterdam from 11-12 December 2014. The ISCC brings together the superyacht industry to exchange information and discuss the latest developments in the field of coatings. ...

New cruising hydrogenerator produces power at just 2kts of speed By Tristan Campbell, , 8:27 AM Wed 23 Apr 2014 GMT
The newest hydrogenerators from Watt & Sea are lighter, have better hydrodynamics, and are more resistant to corrosion. The Cruising 300 and 600 Models are now available in New Zealand from Kiwi Yachting. Like their predecessors, a propeller on a retractable stern leg sits on the yachts transom, turning water movement into power, with as little as 2 knots boat speed. ...

Call for Victorian boating infrastructure feedback By BIAV, , 6:09 AM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
BIAV President Paul Benjamin today called for recreational boater and marine industry feedback on ideas for improving Victoria’s recreational boating infrastructure and priority boating infrastructure projects. ...

$600m boost for GC Cruise Ship Terminal By Media Services, , 5:47 AM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
ASF Consortium, the front-runner to build the Gold Coast cruise-ship terminal, has offered to help supplement the Queensland Government’s shortfall, with a pledge of $600 million in infrastructure costs if it gets the go ahead for the $5 billion Broadwater project. ...

Judges impressed calibre of Australian Marine Industry Export Awards By AIMEX, , 4:07 AM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
The Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) has been facilitating the Australian Marine Industry Export Awards since 2009. Since then the awards have grown each year with new categories added to reflect the achievements of the superyacht industry and members who truly reflect and support the values of AIMEX. ...

Maritimo starts race season with confidence By Promedia, , 4:03 AM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
Australian luxury cruiser manufacturer Maritimo’s Offshore Racing Team is heading into the first national Superboat Championship races for the year full of confidence. ...

Hands off shark control gear – fines apply By Fisheries Queensland, , 3:58 AM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
Fisheries Queensland is reminding people to keep their hands off shark control equipment or cop penalties up to $55,000. ...

ASMEX - still time to register By Jeni Bone, , 3:26 AM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
The premier industry conference for the superyacht and export industry, ASMEX will be held 20 and 21 May, prior to the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, and there's still time, and reason, to get your registration in. ...

Running on Pure Adrenalin By Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, , 12:10 AM Tue 22 Apr 2014 GMT
Ladies who lunch will be treated to the height of luxury and sophistication, hosted onboard the award-winning and covetable Pure Adrenalin superyacht for the Women on Water luncheon, Saturday 24 May, during the 2014 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. ...

Singapore Yacht Show – it’s a wrap. By Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, Hong Kong , 12:49 AM Mon 21 Apr 2014 GMT
The fourth Singapore Yacht Show closed its doors, shut its gates and pulled in the passerelle on the evening of Sunday 13th April amid a cacophony of boat horns and a well-deserved round of substantially more than three cheers. Invited guests headed for the Boater’s Bar to start the post mortems, and Event Director Phil Blake scored a fistful of brownie points as he announced, 'the party’s on us!' ...

Singapore Yacht Show sets new high for boating industry in Asia By SYS Media, Singapore , 4:45 AM Sat 19 Apr 2014 GMT
Around 14,000 public and trade visitors from all over Asia attended the event, which featured a total of 96 watercraft, from jet skis and tenders to luxury motorboats and elegant super yachts, covering a total area some 50% bigger than last year's show. ...

Collinson FX Market Commentary: April 17, 2014 - KIWI treads water By Collinson FX, , 11:57 PM Wed 16 Apr 2014 GMT
Collinson FX Market Commentary: April 17, 2014 - Chinese Retail Sales continued to expand, although this is marginal in terms of economic impact, as the economy is trade drvien unlike the domestic driven Western nations. This did support demand, halting the recent slide in commodities, underpinning the associated currencies. The AUD is attempting to regain the 0.9400 level and the KIWI was treadin ...

Pontoon Boats are a hit with families and entertainers By Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, , 10:20 PM Wed 16 Apr 2014 GMT
The ideal option for exploring river reaches, the Gold Coast canals, lakes, bays and inland waters, pontoon boats are enjoying a rise in popularity, thanks to their affordable, stable and social natures. ...

More reasons to attend METS 2014 - International Sailing Summit By METS, , 10:09 PM Wed 16 Apr 2014 GMT
As the undisputed first port of call for the international B2B maritime community, the annual Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) in Amsterdam RAI offers much more than a three-day exhibition alone. The latest addition to an impressive line-up of complementary events is the International Sailing Summit (ISS). ...

HUD Vision: An interview with Afterguard Marine’s Alex Moret *Feature By David Schmidt, Sail-World USA Editor, Seattle , 9:57 PM Wed 16 Apr 2014 GMT
Heads Up Displays (HUDs) have long been the holy grail of the tech-savvy racing sailor. This technology was developed to give fighter pilots there-when-they-need-it information at a glance. While racing sailors are more interested with tactical edges over their competitors than getting missile lock on an enemy, the basic information need is the same. ...

Exposure X2 gets ‘red eye’ night sight test in the Rolex Sydney Hobart By Liz Rushall, , 8:26 PM Wed 16 Apr 2014 GMT
We know that good things come in small packages, and in the recent Sydney Hobart Race a number of top crews also came to the same conclusion! Exposure took the opportunity to obtain some intensive offshore product testing on their current X2 model alongside development products. ...

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