Education

TAFE: Moulding A Marine Career

After completing Year 12 at Hills International College in Jimboomba, a growing town in the locality of Logan, apprentice Joshua Schmidt is on track to qualify

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Crossing Coastal Bars: Seaway, Jumpinpin, South Passage

If you are considering venturing offshore for the first time, and need to cross a coastal bar, then please take heed of this advice: Do

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Seasickness

Hundreds of years ago, the greatest dangers sailors would face to their health on the ocean were the conditions themselves or a galleon of pirates. These

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Take the Boater’s Quiz

Take our quiz and ask your neighbour! Who knows Gold Coast waterways better? At Pacific Maritime Lawyers, we all too often see boaters running afoul

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Taking Responsibility for Your Craft

Let us distil it all down. If you go to the pure essence, you will find that unless there is marked change in attitude, and

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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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Tips: Navigating A Boat Show

A serious boat buyer should take the time to study the possibilities. BE PREPARED WITH RESEARCH – Knowing what you want before you arrive at

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Boat Ramp Etiquette

The Gold Coast is a water sports paradise and we are lucky enough to have a number of pubic boat ramps that we can use

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Insurance Claims: Helpful Tips

You can’t buy happiness but you can buy a boat! It’s relaxing, a great way to bond with family and friends, and a rewarding activity.

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Smooth Sailing Owner-Contractor Relations: 3+3 Steps

FOR BOAT OWNERS As a boat owner, employing the right contractor to undertake work on your vessel is an important decision. You are not only

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