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Doors open at Suzuki Marine’s new warehouse facility

Suzuki Marine warehouse

AUSTRALIA’S fastest growing outboard brand Suzuki Marine has officially opened the doors of its new warehouse facility at Wacol, west of Brisbane. Located adjacent to its head office at 140 Viking Drive, Suzuki Marine’s new warehouse covers approximately 3000sq m of floor space and allows the brand to expand its facilities to meet consumer demand while consolidating its distribution operations. …

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AMM takes heavenly step with 7000 Halo centre console

7000 Halo

AUSTRALIAN Master Marine has taken a further step upmarket, adding major comfort, convenience and styling features to create its first Halo model centre console. The result is one of the most awesome fishing platforms ever seen in an offshore plate alloy boat range. AMM’s proven 7m hull, which also underpins its cruiser-oriented Tournament and Weekender half cabin models, has been …

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Brisbane Boat Show August 24-26, 2018

Brisbane Boat Show

THE Brisbane Boat Show returns to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from August 24-26, 2018. The Show is one of the largest recreational boat shows in Queensland and fills more than 20,000sq m of floor space across four halls at the South Bank venue. With a history spanning over 50 years, this three-day celebration of recreational boating is sure …

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PWC fishing a growing sport in QLD – Nautilus Insurance


Catching marlin from personal watercraft as well as tuna, mackerel and countless reef species – fishing from PWC is a burgeoning sport in Queensland. As an example, in May this year a large, high-speed armada of fully kitted-out PWCs headed more than 40km offshore from the Bray Park boat ramp to the Rock Cod Shoals while taking part in the …

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Formosa’s new lockable enclosed cabin Hard Top

lockable enclosed hard top formosa

ALUMINIUM plate boat manufacturer Formosa Marine has released a lockable enclosed cabin Hard Top with a roller door. This new option is now available for the Half Cabin and Centre Cabin models in the Offshore range in sizes 580 to 740 and the Classic 580. Discover the 7.4m range. The Half Cabin, Centre Cabin and X Bowrider models are available …

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Insuring a refurbished runabout – Nautilus Marine


QUEENSLAND’S waterways are renowned for being home to many magnificent examples of runabouts from the 1970s and 1980s that have since been refurbished, repowered and kitted out with contemporary electronics. Some of their original manufacturers have even created new corporate divisions that specialise in undertaking these refurbishments. And the standard of work undertaken in some of these restoration projects is …

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Stacer’s revolutionary new Sea Master runabout

Sea Master

STACER’S best-selling runabout range has a complete new look for 2018 with the new Sea Master featuring the new Revolution Hull. The new Sea Master range is available in a line-up of new sizes including the 429, 449, 469, 499 and 519 and will replace the current Seaway and Bay Master line ups. A variety of new standard features have …

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Sydney International Boat Show set to thrill from August 2-6

sydney international boat show 2018

THE Sydney International Boat Show presents plenty of activities for the whole family, with entertainment, education, interactive displays and presentations designed to make anyone’s day on the water even better. The show opens on August 2 at Darling Harbour, and over the 5 days promises to deliver the very best of boating to more than 60,000 expected visitors. Apart from …

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Sunshine Coast Yamaha – new marine centre opens

sunshine coast yamaha

SUNSHINE Coast boaters and ski riders are the big winners with the opening of the coast’s newest marine dealership, Sunshine Coast Yamaha, at Warana. Offering a strong line-up of new Stessco aluminium boat packages, Yamaha outboards and Yamaha WaveRunners, Sunshine Coast Yamaha has everyone covered, from the casual family boater and ski rider to the hard-core offshore fisher and thrill …

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Vessel tracking | Final guidelines released

vessel tracking

SATELLITE technology will be used to help protect Queensland’s fishing industry under final vessel tracking guidelines released recently. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner said vessel tracking would provide critical information to assist with on-water compliance, validating logbook data to improve the accuracy of information and assist with monitoring the sustainability of fish stocks. “The new Vessel …

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