Education

Straddie Study – A DAY TRIP TO DISCOVER ISLAND LIFE

Photos by Aram Kancachian & Patricia Fitzgerald In June 2021, a group of home-educating children went on a day trip to South Stradbroke Island, as part of the Jacobs

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Wake & Ski Rules

OUT ON THE WATER THIS SUMMER Water skiing should always be done in an anticlockwise pattern, unless local signs or site management says otherwise. Always

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Marine Industry Business Specialist Mick Godwin Explains:

WHY YOUR UNBEATABLE REPUTATION WILL HURT YOU WHEN SELLING YOUR BUSINESS “I never advertise, and we’re always busy”. A proud and common catch cry I hear

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Nautical Flags – Ensigns and Burgees

ENSIGN When a yacht is in foreign waters, or when entering and leaving a harbour, it should fly an ensign, or a national flag. In

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Broker Talk – Boat Buyer’s Tips

Interview with Luke Pickford of Horizon Shores Boat Sales by Andy Kancachian WHAT ARE THE BOATING TRENDS DURING COVID-19? A: We only deal in used

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VESSELS OWNED BY NOT-FOR-PROFITS

FRIEND OR FOE? By Ms Claire Strodder, Maritime Lawyer Yachting and boating clubs are a normal part of the Australian cultural landscape and have been

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NAUTICAL TRAINING

LEARNING THE ROPES WITH A CUSTOMISED INSTRUCTION COURSE The initial Nautical Training sessions always begin with underpinning skills and knowledge of navigation. Trip planning and

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FAR AWAY FROM THE HUBBUB

Photo & Text by Mark Johnson INTERVIEW BY ANDY KANCACHIAN Don’t sleep in! The time of day to capture a photo is always important to

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KNOW YOUR CARDINAL MARKS

READ THIS INFORMATION CAREFULLY, THEN TAKE THE QUIZ IN THE LATEST ISSUE OF BOAT GOLD COAST MAGAZINE Cardinal marks show where the deepest and safest

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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,

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