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Product Emissions Standards Bill passes House of Representatives

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THE Product Emissions Standards Bill, which will see the end of two-stroke mowers and outboards (non direct-injection), recently passed the first hurdle and is expected to be passed by the Senate soon. The Bill has been classified as “non-contentious” and is supported by both the Government and Labor. Emissions standards for small petrol engines from mowers to outboards, jet skis …

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Haines Signature sets a new standard with its flagship 788SF

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ONE of the largest legally trailerable boats in Australia is here with the release of the Haines Signature 788SF. The flagship 788SF sets a new benchmark in the fibreglass fishing boat market – a formidable bluewater fishing machine that’s an impressive addition to the iconic, Australian-built, Haines Signature range. Designed with the adventurous offshore sport fisher in mind, the boat …

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More sizes added to Formosa X Bowrider range

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THE innovative Formosa X Bowrider has three new sizes. Due to popular demand, Formosa Marine has added 520, 550 and the new 740 sizes to the X Bowrider line-up, giving consumers more choice. All sizes are available for the Sea-Rod range too – imagine more stability with the water ballast hull and the versatility of an active transom to suit …

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Northside Marine crowned Stacer Dealer of the Year

Stacer Dealer of the Year

BRISBANE’S Northside Marine has been crowned Stacer Dealer of the Year for 2016-2017 for an outstanding performance as a Stacer dealer. Northside Marine is situated in a purpose-built 10,000sq m dealership located in Boondall, only 20 minutes’ drive north of the Brisbane CBD. Starting from humble beginnings in 1965, Northside Marine has gone from strength to strength with the expansion …

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Outboard emissions standards laws in Parliament

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THE Australian Government recently introduced new legislation to help improve Australia’s air quality. The Product Emissions Standards Bill will allow new product emissions standards to be established on small spark engines (non-road), bringing Australia into line with the US, Canada and Europe. Currently, emissions from these engines are not regulated in Australia, leaving Australia as a dumping ground for less-efficient …

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Brisbane Boat Show opens this week

THE 2017 Brisbane Boat Show opens Friday and runs for three days until Sunday, returning once again to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre in South Bank. The Brisbane Boat Show is Queensland’s premier trailer boat event, capturing the great diversity of trailer boating and all the gear for this very popular boating sector. With Australia’s centre of boat manufacturing …

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Whittley Boats head to Queenscliff Harbour for boat show weekend

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Whittley Boats build Australia’s most diverse range of trailer boats, through a five strong model series range; XS sports wake boats, CR traditional cruiser weekenders, SL deep vee off shore performance fishing boats, CW outboard powered entry level boating fun and the FF range of weekender/fisher hybrids. Dean added. “I will be on hand all weekend to assist customers with …

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McGlashan joins Mercury Pro Team

If you’re into fishing at any level, the chances are you’ve seen or read Al’s work. Al’s audience stretches around the world. He’s currently producing the TV series Al McGlashan’s Fish’n with Mates for Channel Nine, which is the number-one rating fishing show in Australia and also airs in New Zealand and to millions of households across the US. Al …

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Quintrex recognises its top dealers

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QUINTREX has congratulated its top dealers across the country by announcing the 2016-2017 Dealer of the Year awards. Streaker Marine took out the top honours of National Dealer of the Year, however, many other dealerships were also recognised for their hard work and dedication to the Quintrex brand. Quintrex account managers Nathan Shaw and Drew Jackson said each and every …

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Nautilus Marine – Insights into boat insurance

BUSH ‘n Beach has brought Nautilus Marine Insurance on board to expand the fine print and provide readers with clear, easy-to-understand and helpful tips on protecting their boating assets. The scenario You’ve had to bail out of that planned fishing trip with your mates. Trouble is, you’re the one who owns the boat. The question becomes: Can the fishing trip …

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