Posts From Boat Gold Coast Team

Gold Coast marine products to shine on the world stage

City of Gold Coast (City) is leading its third trade mission to Amsterdam for the Marine Equipment Trade Show (METSTRADE) – the largest marine equipment

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Eye, Eye, Captain!

When the skipper commands, “Cast off, crew, and shove on your sunnies!” you better follow orders, so says Gold Coast optometrist, Michael Hare, spokesperson for

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Tiktok: The Lost Speed Machine

Around seven years ago, while purchasing a diesel motor off a chap, called Charles Dembitzer, out near Beaudesert, I just happened to catch a glimpse,

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Eco Day-Tripping for Boaters: Couran Cove

Heading off to a defined destination on your boat is always a memorable experience, especially when that destination is filled with resort-style facilities, a range

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Floating Artwork: Upcycled and Found Items

The Gold Coast is renowned for our world-class beaches, pristine waters, and surfing hot spots. Tourists from Australia and all over the globe flock here

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Wooden Boat Addiction

There is something about wood that makes people want to touch it. It is a tactile material. IAN PRIMROSE validates that wood is still a

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Vascellum, and the French “Vessel”

There are many rules of thumb that different people follow to distinguish a boat from a ship (and from a yacht). What is yours? Vessel

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Rise of the Nerang River People

The 100-year history of the first settlers along the Nerang River was focused around the development of cotton and sugar plantations at the river in

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Sailing to Port Vila Vanuatu

If you and your partner dream of endlessly cruising a tropical paradise with crystal clear water, trading cans of beer for lobster with the locals,

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Mr Cavill: Restoring Yachts

Many Queenslanders will know the Cavill name from both the iconic Cavill Avenue in Surfers Paradise, and Cav’s Steakhouse in Labrador. However, just how many

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