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Refresh Your Boating Knowledge

Currently, anyone who has completed a BoatSafe Course in Queensland, and finished the practical training and passed, is eligible for a recreational marine licence. In

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Advanced Skipper – Q&A with Howard Glenn

Howard Glenn is the Chief Executive Officer of the Boating Industry Association. Here he gives us a brief about Advanced Skipper.   BGC: Why is

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Brokers Talk – Buying

In the previous Boat Gold Coast edition, we have discussed the aspects involved in selling a boat through a boat broker. In this current article,

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To home loan or not?

Many customers looking to purchase a boat are faced with a dilemma: Do I take out a separate loan secured by the boat or should

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Cruising Camaraderie With A Cause

Tony Little, who lives aboard the 43ft Fontaine Pajot L’attitudes with his wife Vicki, says you cannot go far by boat without running into a

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Shaggers Party On Christmas

Fun, fun and more fun was the order of the night at the Shag Islet Cruising Yacht Club’s annual Christmas party and presentation night for

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Grassroots Boating

What motivates you to boat? What matters most to you as an advocate of recreational boating and as a steward of the waterways? How can

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Waking a Difference

Residential and commercial development along the Gold Coast beaches and foreshore has seen a reduction in the number of natural dunes along the coast. Stable

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8 Ways for Mindfulness in Boating

It “initially” seems paradoxical to be a boatie and be friendly to nature—unless you use wind and solar-powered boat that is made of 100% biodegradable

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Luxury Yacht Jobs

Coastal Yachting Recruitment provide professional crew worldwide for luxury super yachts. The team have the advantage of hands-on experience and will match the most suitable

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