Boating News

Illegal Foreign Fishers Charged

On March 26, 2016, two Vietnamese vessels were sighted by Queensland Police within 23 miles of the Australian mainland, near Lockhart River, Queensland. The Australian Border Force and Australian Fisheries Management Authority then apprehended the vessels and discovered fishing gear and about 8.7 tonnes of bêche-de-mer. The two masters and one crew member of the Vietnamese fishing vessels were convicted …

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Company Profile: Springwood Marine is Your Lifestyle Choice

SPRINGWOOD Marine is one of the best-known marine dealerships around Brisbane. Now part of the Motosport Group, which specialises in lifestyle products including boats, personal watercraft, motorcycles and caravans, Springwood Marine is able to provide a bigger range at better prices. Boat finance, insurance, extended warranties, mechanical service and repairs, fit-out, accessories and parts are just some of the things …

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Cruise Craft Appoints Broadwater Boating on Gold Coast

AUSTRALIA’S leading fibreglass boat manufacturer Cruise Craft has announced the appointment of Broadwater Boating as the authorised Cruise Craft dealer to the Gold Coast and NSW Northern Rivers. Dealership principal Paul Banning is justifiably buoyant about securing the Cruise Craft agency. Adding Cruise Craft to the Broadwater Boating brands which includes Quintrex and Yamaha confirms that this is a quality marine …

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New Owners Taking Marine Tune Further in 2016

Other popular and locally manufactured brands stocked by the marine dealership include Stessco and Horizon as well as the economical and durable Yalta Craft range of fibreglass boats, catering to the family runabout market. Marine Tune is one of Yamaha’s leading national dealers and the team has the experience and knowledge to guide customers who are looking for the best …

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New Sea Jay Crusader Released

COL, Janelle and Troy Glass are proud to present the latest Sea Jay Aluminium Boat, the Crusader runabout. The Sea Jay Crusader is the latest adaptation of the very successful Samurai Hull featuring: • Increased rising deadrise (sharper entry) for improved ride; • Increased waterline width (greater planing surface area) for faster planning; • Increased reverse chine for an even …

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Stacer Updates an Aussie Favourite : Proline Striker Series

STACER has updated its successful Proline range with the release of the new Proline Striker Series, which features Proline models 399-429. The new hull also provides a deeper entry point to ensure a soft ride and improved spray deflection to make sure you stay dry. Prolines are an Aussie fishing favourite and we expect to see lots of the new …

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Yamaha Welcomes Marina Bayside

YAMAHA Motor Australia is extremely pleased to welcome its newest marine dealership, Marina Bayside, to its network of premium retail outlets. Marina Bayside is conveniently located at Taren Point, the boating gateway of southern Sydney. The team at Marina Bayside has big plans to service the growing local boating community with exceptional facilities, iconic marine brands and great service. Marina Bayside …

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National 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo is Returning to Brisbane 2016

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The first of the special guests joining the Show have also been announced, with the line-up including John ‘Roothy’ Rooth, Shaun and Graham from 4WD Action, Rick and Jamie from The Off Road Adventure Show, Jase Andrews, from All 4 Adventure and Peter ‘Spida’ and Sheree Everitt from The Great Australian Doorstep. On the popular Fishing Stage, visitors can also …

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Big Upgrades to Top Ender Series for Quintrex

Quintrex account manger Cameron Wood said the new Top Ender range gives customers the features they have been asking for while keeping the price very competitive. “The 510 Top Ender has always been designed as a first-class fishing boat and it now offers even more, with some of the most sought-after options now standard on every model,” he said. “We …

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Dredging Works Planned for Raby Bay Boat Ramp and Channel

A JOINT funding agreement between the Department for Transport and Main roads and Redland City Council will see long-awaited dredging works undertaken at the William St boat ramp and adjacent Raby Bay channel. The proposed works will deepen the entrance channel and dredge out the basin around the boat launching facilities at William St, Cleveland. Member for Cleveland, keen boatie …

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