Education

6 Steps to making an insurance claim

Boating is fun, until it isn’t. Such as when you get involved in an accident or the boat is vandalised or stolen. Lucky your boat

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Know your GSO: The boatie’s general safety obligations simplified

Safety can never be emphasised enough when it comes to boating. After all, the boat and everyone on board are always subjected to the elements

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What’s in a name? Vessel, Boat, Ship, Yacht

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

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Over and Out: How to use a marine radio

Emergency and non-emergency situations require the proper use of the marine radio, ensuring that anyone who needs help and anyone who can provide help can

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Ramping it up! Etiquette on boat ramps

Many have wasted time waiting for a boat ramp user to complete his task for an unreasonable length of time—either because of inexperience or simply

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Sea-perstitious

It is interesting to note that many of the superstitions that were upheld during the early days of maritime exploration still apply to sea-goers of

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Aboriginal boating around Southeast Queensland

Ever popped into your dinghy and wondered how long others have done similar? Dr Ray Kerkhove shares his studies on Aboriginal watercrafts and boating more

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Kid boaties: What parents should tell their kids

The most often-asked question we get from parents is, “Are kids allowed to take a boat without a license?” The answer is yes, provided the

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Take control of your own future

A new, unique and exciting diploma program is being conducted by Advanced Trade Training Centre at Arundel on the northern end of the Gold Coast.

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Kids On Board

The Gold Coast is a boating paradise which can be enjoyed by all members of the family. Here are 5 safety reminders to enjoy boating with

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