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Women of Gold Coast Boating

Women have become very active in recreational boating in many ways—whether as support crew or as skipper, or in a solo navigation of the world.

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THE BARBER OF BOATING

Steve Ackerie, or simply Stefan to us Gold Coast locals, has been the flamboyant hairdressing tycoon cum offshore powerboat racing guru since the 1980s.  

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Waterski Gold Coast – Stories of our local legends

Waterskiing is a popular water sport for the whole family to experience and enjoy. Whether you are a beginner or wanting to improve your skills,

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MY BOATING LIFE – INDUSTRY LEADERS SHARE THEIR VISION FOR THE FUTURE

These courageous leaders share their insights that are a crucial part of cultivating a robust Gold Coast boating community. Their guidance and ideas will help

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Charting the whites and the reds: Boatie’s guide to the right wine

His opinions might surprise you, for Chris Morgan of Wine Freaks in Hope Island believes that, “Gone are the days you have to drink a

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Thai Steamed Bream with Herb Salad: Sally Jenyns

Bream are particularly suited to recipes calling for small to medium whole fish for baking or frying. Their clean white flesh stays moist during cooking

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Boating to Extreme Limits

As the Gold Coast prepares to stage the UIM XCAT World Series, we ask the Gold Coast XCAT Team Pilot Tom Barry-Cotter to explain a

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Through the Porthole – A day ends in perfect harmony

On every assignment, Craig Greenhill strives to produce vibrant and dynamic images, maintaining a signature style. In this photo, he captures a perfect harmony of

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Mr Hollywood on the Gold Coast

Meet Mr Hollywood of underwater filming, Simon Christidis of Bigboyfilms. He is internationally recognised for his undersea and surf cinematography in the movie industry, and

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Above Board with a Local Champion

He started sailing at the age of six, and competed at the age of 10 in a small dinghy called a Sabot. Mathew Belcher OAM,

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