Community

Mayor’s Message

With 70km of pristine coastline, 270km of navigable waterways and a climate that boasts 300+ days a year of sunshine, Gold Coast provides a heaven

Read More

Do Not Fear Sharks!

What is the attraction about sharks? Why do they constantly create media frenzy more ferocious than the feeding frenzy itself? Let me give you an

Read More

Lifestyle For Hire

The Gold Coast and Moreton Bay areas are spoiled for choice when it comes to breathtaking islands, bays and waterways. So, it should not be

Read More

Legal Issues for Larger Vessels

Congratulations! You’ve made it! One of your life’s ambitions has been achieved and you are now the proud owner of a well-appointed powerboat. It is

Read More

So, You’re In Charge

Would you be able to take over as skipper in an emergency? Caroline Strainig finds more than a few crew would fall far short of

Read More

Rendezvous 2017

It is that time again. The Annual Shag Islet Cruising Yacht Club (SICYC) Rendezvous will be held at Gloucester Passage over the weekend of 24-27

Read More

Art and Ocean

He is an Australian-born artist whose name literally speaks a lot about his work and life. Radha Pederson’s first name is of Vaishnava Hindu tradition,

Read More

The Stradbroke Island Galleon

“Is it a lost Portuguese or Spanish exploration ship, a caravel or carrack? Or is it the wreck a Mexican treasure galleon, a Manila Galleon,

Read More

Book Review: Reflections on a Lost Island

Book Author: Lindy Salter Reviewed by: Patrick Molnar Back in the early days, the area covering Jacobs Well, Calypso Bay, Cabbage Tree Point, Norwell, Woongoolba,

Read More

Drink Driving and Marine Licensing in Queensland

Any mariner worth their salt knows that alcohol and boats are not a good mix. Many marine incidents are attributable to the consumption of alcohol

Read More