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Summer Holidays on the Broadwater

Summer sees the Broadwater become inundated with thousands of people in boats, yachts, jet skis, kayaks and just about any other means of transport that

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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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Stejcraft: Contemporary Craft

The Stejcraft Sports range (SS) delivers a level of contemporary design unseen in an Australian-crafted and manufactured boat. It has taken years of experience in

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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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The Golden Era of Water Skiing: A Revival

Forster in New South Wales was buzzing in July 2017 with the roar of power boats and plenty of spectacular water skiing. The 2017 Fred

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