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Wynnum Marine Celebrates 70 Years at Brisbane Boat Show

THE celebrations will be bigger than normal on the Wynnum Marine stand at the 2016 Brisbane Boat Show. The Nichols family, owners of Wynnum Marine, are celebrating 70 years of traditional excellence in the boat business throughout 2016. The founding Nichols brothers began their timber boat-building business on the very site where Wynnum Marine is situated today. To give the 70-year …

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Telwater Receives the First Shipment of Evinrude Engines

“I am excited to announce Telwater has received its first shipment of Evinrude engines direct from the BRP manufacturing plant,” Nick said. “It is a significant moment for Telwater and the marine industry as a whole – there has been a lot of work behind the scenes to get to this point. “To see motors being ordered and shipped the …

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Ghost net retrieved from northern Australian waters

“MBC and its partner agencies are committed to protecting Australia’s natural wildlife and resources. “However, the Australian public is also a valuable partner in helping MBC to identify maritime threats, so if you do encounter a ghost net I would urge you to report it to Border Watch on 1800 009 623.” More information on how Australia is working to …

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Unmatched Reliability & Savings With Honda 2016

“Honda outboards are now more affordable than ever, and with an industry-leading seven-year warranty, now is the time to invest!” Honda Dollars can be taken directly off the purchase price of the outboard or boat package, or any other Honda product in store at the time of purchase, giving you far more value for less money. That means more money …

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New model Proline Angler for Stacer 2016

The new Striker Series hull features wider chines that not only provide a smooth and dry ride but excellent stability at rest and under way, creating ideal conditions for fishing from the casting platforms. The new bow design featured on the Striker Series creates an 11 percent increase in the size of the front casting platform as well as extra …

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New look for Mercury Marine’s 8hp and 9.9hp FourStroke outboards

MERCURY Marine is introducing a newly designed top cowl for its 8hp and 9.9hp FourStroke outboards, along with new graphics for its powerful and precise 9.9hp ProKicker outboard. The new top cowl, with a contemporary and forward-looking design, aligns the 8hp and 9.9hp engines with the rest of Mercury’s FourStroke outboard line-up. Likewise, the new graphics on the 9.9hp Pro …

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Redlands: Fisher fined for obstructing officer

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QUEENSLAND Boating and Fisheries Patrol officers enforce fisheries laws to ensure the sustainability of Queensland’s fisheries resources. Officers undertake patrols across the state and have powers to board and search recreational and commercial fishing vessels to ensure compliance with state fisheries laws. Last week, a Redlands man was ordered by the Cleveland Magistrates’ Court to pay $1800 for obstruction of …

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Suzuki Marine Makes Waves with Power of Choice Black and White motors

THE Haines Group and Suzuki Marine are making waves in and out of the water by introducing the Power of Choice with limited-edition white motors now available. Customers now have the choice to buy a Suzuki Marine four-stroke outboard motor in either Cool White or the traditional Shadow Black Metallic. Available through special order, the white motors offer customers the chance …

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New Ocean Craft 4400 HD Beamy

THE Ocean Craft 4400 HD Beamy now comes with 300mm more beam and 100mm more length than the previous 4.3m Ocean Craft open dinghy. Made from marine-grade plate alloy throughout, including a 6mm hull and 80mm transom, the Beamy is a seriously tough boat. Lightweight but with phenomenal strength, buoyancy and stability, this ‘big’ little boat will go where others …

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