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Let’s do the WOBBLES: 7 Checks for Diesel Engines

A reliable engine is key to safe boating. Like most diligent boat owners, you probably get your engine serviced at manufacturer-prescribed frequency by a competent

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Superyachts for Everyone

Grandpa and Nanna help the young boy work on his Lego City in the lounge. One of the crew serves up glasses of orange juice

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Sailing Athletes

Australian Sailing, the national sporting organisation (NSO) for sailing and the peak body for recreational boating at clubs in Australia, has been actively promoting the

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Spearfishing For Beginners

Spearfishing takes you to another world. It is almost meditative, as you kick your way through the water, searching for the right spot, calming your

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Competition: #gcwaterways

#GCWATERWAYS COMPETITION POST A SELFIE, AND HAVE THE CHANCE TO WIN PRIZES! Take a selfie showing a boating activity on the Gold Coast. The more

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Beach Worming

There’s something about catching bait that intrigues me every time I decide to go and do it. And it all comes down to three key

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For Love of Water

On the Gold Coast, you don’t have to wait for summer to enjoy the “summer sun”. After all, the Gold Coast has 300 days of

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SEQ’s No. 1 Marine Cooling Service Centre

Located on the Gold Coast at Molendinar, Diecon Marine specialise in marine cooling, heat exchanger manufacture, servicing and repairs.  The photo above shows a new

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Go Green For Clean Fuel

With twenty-four years of industrial and commercial fuel tank cleaning under their belt, Fuel Doctors have seen it all when it comes to the contaminants

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Next Generation Outboards

As part of the largest single new-product development program in the company’s history, Mercury has introduced nine next-generation outboard engines around the globe. Mercury, the

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Shoreline Teams With Sea-Doo

Shoreline has recently been appointed as an authorized BRP Sea-Doo dealer for Queensland. Conveniently located between the Gold Coast and Brisbane on the very popular

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Jeanneau: Luxury Suited for Aussie Boaties

Jeanneau is forging ahead in the Australian powerboat market. With their history dating back to 1957, they have become a benchmark for quality cruising and

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PowerCat: Fibreglass Catamarans

The company behind Australia’s most awarded range of fibreglass powered catamarans, PowerCat Marine, is about to enter a new era with its long term associate,

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Osmosis Demystified

Traditional wisdom holds that every 10 years, your boat hull should be inspected for osmosis. But what is “osmosis” and why is it a threat

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Launching A Jet Ski

Launching your jet ski can be an exhilarating, yet daunting experience – especially the first time. Most jet ski enthusiasts love to take advantage of

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Latest Community News

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Sea-preneurs

Jacques-Yves Cousteau, the French oceanographer and pioneer of marine conservation, once said, “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of

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The Ocean is in Our Hands

With an average speed of just 12 knots an hour, the 57ft old girl is proud to have 7000 hours under her hull. It has

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Seafari

The Anchorage is located on beautiful South Stradbroke Island, in popular Tipplers Passage, and is also the base of the Gold Coast Boat Club. Aside

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Nah mate, I know boats. It won’t happen to me…

Over the past couple of weeks Brisbane Water Police have responded to marine search and rescue incidents that could have been avoided if the master

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Reporting Marine Incidents

Marine incident. Two words that frighten many a boater, various fears leap to mind: injury, damage, insurance, cost, penalties. On average, a marine incident will

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Boat Safety Knowledge

Boating is in itself always an adventure, whatever type of boating it may be. But staying safe is as much part of the adventure, too.

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Superyachts for Everyone

Grandpa and Nanna help the young boy work on his Lego City in the lounge. One of the crew serves up glasses of orange juice

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Cruising North: Guide To Marinas Stopover

Just like a road trip, cruising the coast of Queensland is a delightful adventure. Knowing where to find safe anchorages and fuel stops are important

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10 Years of Shaggers Rendezvous

It was 2009 when Ken Thackeray decided to create a yacht club with a difference. Its members wouldn’t have a physical clubhouse, but would rendezvous

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SYC Oxenford Watersports Centre

Southport Yacht Club along with the Gold Coast City Council have launched a newly developed Watersports Centre at the Regatta’s Waters Lake situated within the

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Keeping the Waterways Clear

The waterways are undoubtedly a wonderful feature of life on the Gold Coast. They provide numerous social and leisure opportunities, and their contribution to the

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Anchor Right: Well Anchored

Anchor Right Australia have been designing and developing new boat anchor concepts for over twenty-five years. Our Super SARCA was a world’s first true multi-purpose

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Seapower Marine: New Owner, New Opportunities

The 12 months of operation at the GCCM for Seapower Marine at Australia’s most awarded shipyard have allowed Seapower Marine the ability to offer more

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Boat Buying 101: All The Facts

Whatever the stage of your boat buying experience is at – whether it is just a dream, or an interest, or a clear decision to

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Know Your Insurance

It might seem like a very simple thing to say, but honestly, how well do you know it? Some may well not even know who

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Latest Equipment News

Most recent equipment related news

Great Products for Boating

Your boating adventure starts here, with a selection of leading products to improve your time out on the water. Join the conversation on our social

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Brighten Up Your Boating Enjoyment

There’s nothing quite like the right light to set the mood for the night ahead. Whether you’re intent on fishing, hosting festivities, a bit of

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Why You Need A Magnetic Compass

A bit of history: the magnetic compass or a simple version of the compass was used during the Chinese Han Dynasty and the Song Dynasty

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Great Products for Boating (2018)

Your boating adventure starts here, with a selection of leading products to improve your time out on the water. Join the conversation on our social

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Wireless Security for Boats

Do you own a boat that is usually kept at a marina, on a mooring, or other location out of constant view? Being able to

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Smart Safety Systems

Many of our greatest pleasures come from time well spent with family and friends so when it comes to safety, every skipper knows the value

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Boater’s Fashion Tips

Boating as a lifestyle evokes with it thoughts of enjoyable, long, lazy afternoons basking in the sun relaxing, and allowing stresses to fade. Being well

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Best Boating Apps for 2018

Smartphones and tablets have become omnipresent in our daily lives, whether we are working or playing. And boating is no exception. There are hundreds of

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Great Products for Boating

Your boating adventure starts here, with a selection of leading products to improve your time out on the water. Join the conversation on our social

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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

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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

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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,

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