View More Posts

Latest Boating News

Most recent boating related news

BRIG QUEENSLAND

BRIG – turning heads whilst making waves   BRIG boats are hand built and finished to very high standards with each stage recorded and quality

Read More

Maximising your selling price

10 TOP TIPS Often, it is only when boat owners decide to sell that they finally get around to completing all the jobs on the

Read More

NEW LAGOON 55

CONCEPT OF TOMORROW Without imposing on Lagoon’s recognisable features Patrick le Quément has softened the exterior profile. A slimline, floating impression is achieved through the

Read More

Cruising North – Top 8 Marinas

HORIZON SHORES MARINA – WOONGOOLBA Ideally located between Brisbane and Gold Coast, Horizon Shores Marina is one of the largest wet berth marinas in Australia.

Read More

BUNDABERG PORT MARINA

FIRST-CLASS MARINE FACILITIES Offering first-class marine facilities on Queensland’s Coral Coast, Bundaberg Port Marina is well placed with 180 top quality floating berths able to berth

Read More

ANCHORAGES

CRUISING QUEENSLAND’S EAST COAST By Coastal Cruising Club of Australia For yachts cruising north from “the south”, there is an entirely different world after Southport.

Read More

LEOPARD 42

REVOLUTIONARY DESIGN EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS Imagine yourself and your family and friends sharing the fun, the exhilarating performance and luxurious appointments offered by this landmark new vessel.

Read More

HAMILTON ISLAND RACE WEEK 2021

Organisers cap the entry list at 271 boats Special report by Rob Mundle It’s Australia’s largest offshore keelboat regatta, with an entry list of more than 270

Read More

Privilège Catamaran

A PROMISE TO DELIVER SOMETHING OUTSTANDING Privilège are clearly not like other catamaran builders. This is not a shipyard building by numbers on a relentless

Read More

SAILS: Cruising Multihull Questions Answered

Loads, Sail Selection & Recommendations with Ben Kelly Q: How do sails for cruising multihulls differ from that of a cruising monohull? A: Having higher

Read More

Cruising the Coral Coast

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF AUTHOR ALAN LUCAS In 1960, I built a 32ft plywood ketch that started my permanent life afloat for the next 55

Read More

LIVE SCANNING SONAR

PANOPTIX LIVESCOPE™ SYSTEM Garmin Panoptix sonar or livescope is opening up a new world for serious fishermen. It makes it possible to see fish and

Read More

A LOVE OF SAILING

TRANSITIONS TO PASSION FOR PAINTING Story by Roselle Tenefrancia “I love to paint sailors’ memories onto their own charts. The old paper chart still holds such

Read More

AXOPAR FAN

A 3-TIME AXOPAR OWNER Dave O’Connor is a self-proclaimed “fruit loop”, owning three cars in six months, and now, three Axopars in under three years.

Read More

PARKER 850 VOYAGER

Classy convertible with outboard From Polish builder, Parker Boats, comes the versatile, convertible 8.5-metre (28-foot) Parker 850 Voyager – plenty of boat for your buck.

Read More
View More Posts

Latest Community News

Most recent community related news

Maximising your selling price

10 TOP TIPS Often, it is only when boat owners decide to sell that they finally get around to completing all the jobs on the

Read More

Cruising North – Top 8 Marinas

HORIZON SHORES MARINA – WOONGOOLBA Ideally located between Brisbane and Gold Coast, Horizon Shores Marina is one of the largest wet berth marinas in Australia.

Read More

BUNDABERG PORT MARINA

FIRST-CLASS MARINE FACILITIES Offering first-class marine facilities on Queensland’s Coral Coast, Bundaberg Port Marina is well placed with 180 top quality floating berths able to berth

Read More

A LOVE OF SAILING

TRANSITIONS TO PASSION FOR PAINTING Story by Roselle Tenefrancia “I love to paint sailors’ memories onto their own charts. The old paper chart still holds such

Read More

PRACTICAL AND LONG LASTING MARINE TRIMMING SOLUTIONS

AWARD WINNING MARINE TRIMMER CREATES PRACTICAL & LONG LASTING SOLUTIONS Servicing the Gold Coast with over 20 years experience, Kustom Canvas & Vinyl can custom design

Read More

Ultrasonic Cleanahull

THE FUTURE OF ANTIFOULING GUARANTEED Ultrasonic Antifouling Systems, Australian-made by CleanAHull™ are ideal for the protection of your hull from marine fouling and can drastically

Read More

FLOATING-DOCKS FOR JET SKI AND BOAT DOCKING

Floating-Docks are the Australian distributor for Wave Armor jet ski and boat docking systems. They provide budget modular systems also, and carry a range of

Read More

WATER TRAILER BY MARINESCAPES

Marinescapes is a Melbourne-based marine infrastructure company with vast experience in the design and manufacture of marine floatation platforms. Having undergone a major restructure over

Read More

Introducing A Unique Boat Lift

Golden Elevator Local boat lifting specialists, Dockpro, now distribute the industry’s best Golden Elevator Lifts® solution to Australian boat owners. Golden Elevator Lifts® is a

Read More

ANCHORED RIGHT

THE NEVER-ENDING ‘QUEST FOR THE BEST’ Anchor Right produces a range of world-leading anchors and, not willing to rest on their laurels, is constantly on

Read More

More Than Just Picking Up Rubbish

Interview by Roselle Tenefrancia Ocean Crusaders Foundation was founded in 2010 after seeing dead turtles caught in rubbish. These environmental crusaders strive to educate people,

Read More

Cruising With Confidence

With more boats out on the water in these special times, we are seeing more people wanting to learn more about their own boats and

Read More

Boat Trailer Towing Challenge

Whether on the boat ramp, or on the road, anyone who is dependent on regularly hauling a boat knows about the many pitfalls and subtleties

Read More

MAINTENANCE-FREE MARINE BATTERY

SUPERIOR STARTING POWER AND RESERVE CAPACITY FOR HEAVY-DUTY MARINE USE Supercharge Sea Master Marine Battery is the premium choice for marine battery. The re-engineered container and cell

Read More

Riviera expansion

Riviera expands its team through new training initiative Australia’s largest builder of luxury motor yachts, Riviera, has expanded its recruitment program for 2021 through a new

Read More
View More Posts

Latest Equipment News

Most recent equipment related news

SAILS: Cruising Multihull Questions Answered

Loads, Sail Selection & Recommendations with Ben Kelly Q: How do sails for cruising multihulls differ from that of a cruising monohull? A: Having higher

Read More

LIVE SCANNING SONAR

PANOPTIX LIVESCOPE™ SYSTEM Garmin Panoptix sonar or livescope is opening up a new world for serious fishermen. It makes it possible to see fish and

Read More

PRACTICAL AND LONG LASTING MARINE TRIMMING SOLUTIONS

AWARD WINNING MARINE TRIMMER CREATES PRACTICAL & LONG LASTING SOLUTIONS Servicing the Gold Coast with over 20 years experience, Kustom Canvas & Vinyl can custom design

Read More

Ultrasonic Cleanahull

THE FUTURE OF ANTIFOULING GUARANTEED Ultrasonic Antifouling Systems, Australian-made by CleanAHull™ are ideal for the protection of your hull from marine fouling and can drastically

Read More

FLOATING-DOCKS FOR JET SKI AND BOAT DOCKING

Floating-Docks are the Australian distributor for Wave Armor jet ski and boat docking systems. They provide budget modular systems also, and carry a range of

Read More

WATER TRAILER BY MARINESCAPES

Marinescapes is a Melbourne-based marine infrastructure company with vast experience in the design and manufacture of marine floatation platforms. Having undergone a major restructure over

Read More

Introducing A Unique Boat Lift

Golden Elevator Local boat lifting specialists, Dockpro, now distribute the industry’s best Golden Elevator Lifts® solution to Australian boat owners. Golden Elevator Lifts® is a

Read More

ANCHORED RIGHT

THE NEVER-ENDING ‘QUEST FOR THE BEST’ Anchor Right produces a range of world-leading anchors and, not willing to rest on their laurels, is constantly on

Read More

Great Products For Boating

KINGPIN JUMBO PEGS HANDY HELPER ON & OFF THE WATER It’s only a peg, but it’s quite a story. Beginning in 2004 with a packet

Read More
View More Posts

Latest Videos

Gold Coast’s Marine Industry

With a turnover of $2.57 billion in 2016-17 (31% of the national total), the Queensland boating industry sector has grown significantly into a respected global

Read More

Boat Gold Coast Cover Shoot – May 2017

  Our May-August 2017 magazine cover was shot on the Gold Coast waterways and offshore. Using traditional cameras (DSLR) and a drone camera, our team

Read More

The Secret is Out — A Video

  Secret 33 solar electric ferry for commercial or private use. Designed and built by Derek Ellard of Scruffie Marine in the spirit of tradition,

Read More