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Ship Wrecks of the Gold Coast

A considerable amount of Queensland’s history is told in the scraps of tangled wreckage and mouldering wood and iron that lie scattered along her coastline.

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The Visiting Boatie: Intro to Boating Tourism on the Gold Coast

Famous as an international and domestic tourism destination, the Gold Coast is a hub of tourist activities that range from surfing, shopping, family recreation, sports,

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Give a hoot, don’t pollute: Marine pollution laws in Queensland

We have received a number of queries recently about marine pollution laws for recreational vessels. One inquirer was under the impression that minor oil spills

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Sailing for freedom

“The sport of sailing has given added meaning to the words freedom and fun for a person with diminished capabilities be they physical, intellectual or

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Ahoy Ye Shaggers – Rendezvous 2016

Every year, the yachties fondly called the “Shaggers” (or “SICYC Vice Commodores”) make the trip North for their annual pilgrimage to the Whitsundays and to

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Boathaven South Stradbroke Island

The Brisbane Aquatic Touring Club (B.O.A.T. Club) was first formed in 1963 as a boat racing club. In 1965, a lease was acquired on South

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Your boating tips this holiday season

The family is around and it’s finally time to pull the boat out of the shed for the festive season. And if our boating tips are

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An interim of energy at Runaway Bay Marina

While the forecast for Runaway Bay Marina is for major growth over the next ten years, the iconic marine facility is focusing its energy on

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A Resort For Your Boat – The Boat Works

From its early days in the 1980s as a slipway and yard under the stewardship of legendary boat builder, Bruce Harris, it was known as

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Hope Harbour – Marina Berths of All Sizes

Looking for a home for your boat before Christmas? Take a look at Hope Harbour Marina. Hope Harbour Marina, not to be confused with the

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