Education

Be Skin Smart – On Land and At Sea

Did you know?   Australia, especially Queensland has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world. Approximately 2 in 3 Australians will be diagnosed with some

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Sea School Maritime Courses and Careers

Working in the maritime industry can be a rewarding and exciting career pathway with a wide range of job opportunities to choose from. Seafarers and

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Laws of Commercial Boat Registration

In Queensland, there are two systems for the registration of boats that may be of interest to Gold Coast boaties. Recreational registration is a relatively

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5 First Aid Tips for Boaties

  1. Have a good first aid kit You are required by law to have a WHS-compliant first aid kit on any vessel. The larger

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Canal Walls Maintenance Advice

Walls are failing all over Southeast Queensland due to lack of maintenance, tide, erosion, flood damage and time. Your wall protects your property. But who

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Sea School’s Popular Course

One of the most popular courses conducted in the Tweed area is Sea School‘s Coxswain Course. A licensed coxswain can operate a ferry, water taxi,

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10 Tips to Navigating Boat Shows

The key motto when attending a boat show is the same one used by the Boy Scouts: Be prepared. If you are planning on attending

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Boating Accidents: From Perfect Day to the Worst Nightmare

The weather is perfect. Your boat is smoothly cutting through the glassy water. As you stand at the helm, you can feel the sun on

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Keep Fit On Board

Ever wondered how boat skippers keep themselves fit and fabulous while at the helm? Professional marine crew Di Thompson provides these tips with demonstration photos

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Avoid wildlife entanglements: Fish responsibly

Fishers are being urged to attend to lines and ‘think before they throw’ unwanted gear.   Wild Bird Rescues Gold Coast founder and operator Rowley

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