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Kids’ Lifejackets – The Right Fit

So you have finally purchased a 4.8-metre open boat. You then set out to do some shopping for safety equipment. Your 11-year-old is helping out

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Jacobs Well Fishing and Social Club

When you head off north by boat, through the Broadwater towards Moreton Bay, your first port is the small town of Jacobs Well, a suburb

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Jacobs Well Environmental Education Centre

Jacobs Well Environmental Education Centre is a Queensland State Government School located within the semi-agricultural district of Norwell. In 1974, JWEEC was established as the

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The McLaren’s Legacy

Iconic Gold Coast landmarks, such as Mariner’s Cove and South Stradbroke Island, are well known by locals and tourists alike. But little can be said

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Rio Ups The Ante for SICYC Rendezvous

Ken Thackeray has often said that the Shag Islet Cruising Yacht Club is an entity he could not have written a business plan for. Born

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Suit Up and Get Wet

We are blessed to live in a sub-tropical climate that allows watersports all year round. While a bikini or board shorts are usually the go,

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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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Clean and Protect Your Boat This Summer

In Australia, we have some of the harshest weather conditions. Boats that are not well looked after can lose their value much faster. So, a

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Value of Experience on the High Sea

Author Joseph Conrad once said: “There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting and enslaving than the life at sea.” Literature is full of sentiments trying to capture

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Negotiating Your Boat’s Price

The sale of your boat and its price can vary depending on the time of year, market demand, and how the negotiations are handled. The

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