Education

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

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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

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When Boats Become Classrooms

Understanding the environment is an everyday practice, especially here on the Gold Coast. Our rich and blessed landscapes give us a lot to think about

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Off-Road Driving on Sand

Driving on the sand is a very exciting experience for the entire family when discovering remote parts of the country. Cruising up the beach with

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Be Skin Smart – On Land and At Sea

Did you know?   Australia, especially Queensland has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world. Approximately 2 in 3 Australians will be diagnosed with some

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Laws of Commercial Boat Registration

In Queensland, there are two systems for the registration of boats that may be of interest to Gold Coast boaties. Recreational registration is a relatively

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5 First Aid Tips for Boaties

  Have a good first aid kit You are required by law to have a WHS-compliant first aid kit on any vessel. The larger the

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Canal Walls Maintenance Advice

Walls are failing all over Southeast Queensland due to lack of maintenance, tide, erosion, flood damage and time. Your wall protects your property. But who

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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 you are planning on attending

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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 can feel the sun on

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