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Diary of a Clipper Race Sailor

Prior to Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, I had very limited sailing experience. I grew up near the Broadwater

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Tamborine Mountain Boat Builders

Mount Tamborine resonates of rainforest scenes and smells, the arts and the crafts. But did you know there are boats

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Why Ocean Sailing Podcasts Are Addictive

How can we keep sailor’s stories alive? David Hows tells us about his podcasts, where the story-telling happens conveniently using

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70 Years of Southport Yacht Club

“Southport Yacht Club (SYC) membership is the most cosmopolitan in Australia. From every part of the nation people flock to

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Whittley boats make sense

Whittley has been an iconic boating brand of the Australian marine industry for over 60 years. Since 1953 it has

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Impressive Engineering Improvements: The XL SeaPen

Local Gold Coast company DOCKPRO are specialists in dry-docking systems for recreational and commercial vessels. SeaPen – Advanced Dry Docking

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Sea School’s Popular Course

One of the most popular courses conducted in the Tweed area is Sea School‘s Coxswain Course. A licensed coxswain can

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Brisbane Boat Show: Your door onto the water

The Brisbane Boat Show has served Australia’s largest boating population well for over 50 years. But organisers promise a fresh

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Chaparral Suncoast – Outboard deck boats with style

Chaparral introduces its first outboard series in 25 years—the Suncoast deck boat range. Available in four new models from 21

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The Ultimate Plywood Alternative

Thermo-Lite Australia has teamed up with Pacific Paint and Fibreglass on the Gold Coast to stock this amazing alternative. “Thermo-Lite

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Hope Harbour Marina: Gold Coast’s Hidden Gem

On arrival at the pristine waters of Hope Harbour Marina, the tranquility is palpable. It’s not what you would expect

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Kevlacat Series 3000: Overcoming big seas

Widely regarded as the ultimate offshore boat—specifically designed for the testing conditions of the east coast of Australia—the 8.0 Metre

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A Shipyard Oceans Apart

One of the true innovators of the Australian marine industry, Gold Coast City Marina & Shipyard opened nearly 16 years

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Chaparral H20: Entry level heroes

  The popular H2O entry-level bow riders from Chaparral have taken the world by storm, quickly becoming the highest selling

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From sea water to fresh water via Blue Water

Australian Marine Wholesale, founded by Errol Cain and based at The Boat Works in Coomera, has recently been named the

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Why Ocean Sailing Podcasts Are Addictive

How can we keep sailor’s stories alive? David Hows tells us about his podcasts, where the story-telling happens conveniently using

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70 Years of Southport Yacht Club

“Southport Yacht Club (SYC) membership is the most cosmopolitan in Australia. From every part of the nation people flock to

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Queensland Recreational Boating Council

The Queensland Recreational Boating Council Inc. (QRBC) was formed in 1969. Since then the Council has delivered over forty five

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Sea School’s Popular Course

One of the most popular courses conducted in the Tweed area is Sea School‘s Coxswain Course. A licensed coxswain can

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Hope Harbour Marina: Gold Coast’s Hidden Gem

On arrival at the pristine waters of Hope Harbour Marina, the tranquility is palpable. It’s not what you would expect

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A Shipyard Oceans Apart

One of the true innovators of the Australian marine industry, Gold Coast City Marina & Shipyard opened nearly 16 years

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From sea water to fresh water via Blue Water

Australian Marine Wholesale, founded by Errol Cain and based at The Boat Works in Coomera, has recently been named the

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Pantaenius: The difference in being different

There is a big difference among insurance providers for your boat. Only one has the all-risk policy that was literally

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Protecting Our Coasts Through Citizen Science

Did you know that Benjamin Franklin and Charles Darwin collected valuable data in the 19th century without getting paid? On

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MARINE INSURANCE: GETTING IT RIGHT

What is the right kind of marine insurance for you? Like many things maritime, insurance for vessels is not straightforward.

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SAILING FOR THE COMMUNITY

Paradise Point Sailing Club began operations in November 2008. The Club’s main goals are to introduce children, youth, families, adults,

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Survey Results Report

From mid-February to mid-April 2016, we conducted an anonymous online survey about people’s boating lifestyle. The main purpose for the

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More Than Fishing Fanatics

Social media has revolutionised fishing on the Gold Coast. With recreational fishers having a virtual social meeting place, it has

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10 Tips to Navigating Boat Shows

The key motto when attending a boat show is the same one used by the Boy Scouts: Be prepared. If

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5 Benefits of Dry Boat Storage

Marinas have traditionally been associated with docks and ropes, however in recent years dry boat storage (or drystack) has grown

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Great Gadgets Review

Your fishing and boating adventure starts here, with a selection of leading gadgets and products to improve your time out

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Bright Future for Lumitec and Australian Marine Wholesale

The advent of LED lighting has sparked something of a revolution in the marine industry, signalling a bright and colourful

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Sea Pen and FloatBricks keep your boat out of the water but ready to go

Are you sick of barnacles on your boat? And what if you never had to anti-foul again? Well, the reality

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Boating Gadgets

Boating has gone beyond telescopes, charts and other traditional navigational instruments. Technology has quickly moved the boating world into a

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Australian Marine Wholesale at the forefront of technology

It’s been more than three decades since Australian Marine Wholesale managing director Errol Cain started working in the field of

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Decorum Gifts: a place to shop if you have everything

Decorum Gifts is a curated collection of hard-to-find gifts and striking homewares, many of which have a distinctive nautical theme.

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Marine Electronics-A Buyers Guide

There is a crazy galaxy of technology out there. Year after year we see it growing exponentially, taking control of

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New Apps and Websites at Sea

Technology has come a long way in recent years, and the boating community has its share of new apps and

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Barz Optical Sunglass Co.

Burleigh Heads Sunglass Company Barz Optical Exporting to 29 Countries World Wide Barz Optics the Burleigh Heads sunglass company, produce

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