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Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol: 50 Years in Service

Fisheries Minister Leanne Donaldson took to the water on 1 July 2016 to mark the golden anniversary of the Queensland

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DAM FISHING IN QUEENSLAND: EXPANSION OF SIPS

Recreational fishers will have the chance to cast a line in an additional 31 dams and weirs from 1 July.

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SALT WATER THERAPY: CURRUMBIN BOAT SHED

What are three words to describe your shop? Salt Water Therapy. “To leave all your worries on the sand and

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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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Through The Porthole (May-July 2016)

  Amsterdam Canal Festival Photo and Text by Andy Kancachian   Amsterdam is a city of water and boating, nestled

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Look Out! There Are Whales About

From now until early December, boaties need to keep a sharp eye out for humpback whales as these mammoth creatures

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CHARGING TO ELECTRIC PROPULSION

Electric powered engines have recently been regarded as the future when it comes to propulsion systems. There is a perception

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The biggest-ever Gold Coast International Marine Expo starts Thursday

Australia’s Boating Industry Capital at Coomera is a hive of activity ahead of the opening of the biggest-ever Gold Coast

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NAVIGATIONAL RALLIES

How do you use your boat and have fun on the water too? Navigation rallies are boating activities that get

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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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BOAT BUYING GUIDE E-BOOK

Buying a boat for the first time may be a daunting experience. And even for those who already own boats,

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The Final Frontier: Fishing the Sea Mountains

Ten miles, twenty miles, thirty miles…Was this trip ever going to end and when were we going to get there?

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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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Iconic “Parrothead” HQ Holden Unveiled

Shag Islet Cruising Yacht Club (SICYC) is a not-for-profit association of cruising yachtsmen and women. Aside from providing a network

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TAKE OUR BOATING SURVEY!

Tell us about your boating lifestyle and we hope to deliver your dreams.   Please take our anonymous BOATING SURVEY

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The Boat Works – “Good Ol’ Fashion Service”

The Boat Works is located within the heart of the Gold Coast Marine precinct along the Coomera River. This newly

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200 Boats to Party at Shag Islet

Shag Islet Cruising Yacht Club (SICYC) Inc. is the fastest growing cruising yacht club in Australia with over 4,380 “Vice

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Boating Accidents: From Perfect Day to the Worst Nightmare

The weather is perfect. Your boat is smoothly cutting through the glassy water. As you stand at the helm, you

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Maritimo – All Things to All Boaties

Leading luxury cruiser manufacturer Maritimo has just completed a major upgrade of its Hope Harbour-based marina, travel lift, service centre

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Clean Up Movements: Why Are They Important

We all know that 70 percent of the earth’s surface is covered with water. Boaties actually have such a privilege

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6 Clean-up Tips for Boaties

Fancy a day out on ocean, soaking up the sun and the breeze, and then seeing something in the water

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Latest Equipment News

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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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