AUSTRALIA INTERNATIONAL DIVE EXPO JOINS SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

Australia Dive Expo The well-known and respected Australia International Dive Expo (AIDE) will join in this year's Sydney International Boat Show. This gives the diving sector the opportunity to be part of Australia's largest boating event, and is an added bonus to SIBS visitors. (more…)
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When’s the Best Time to Buy or Sell a Boat?

When's the Best Time to Buy or Sell a Boat? When it comes buying or selling boats, the time you do it makes a big difference on the value you get. Do it at the right time, and you could get more than what you paid for it. Do it at the wrong time, and you may end up on the lesser end of the bargain. (more…)
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Volvo Penta unveils new 380 and 430 hp V8 marine gasoline engines

Volvo Penta unveils new 380 and 430 hp V8 marine gasoline engines The new V8 rounds out Volvo Penta’s line-up of next-generation gasoline engines. (more…)
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Win with Club Marine’s Boatloads of Fun

Win with Club Marine’s Boatloads of Fun Club Marine, Australia’s market leader in recreational boat insurance, is giving away more than $250,000 worth of prizes in its Boatloads of Fun promotion. (more…)
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COBIA 261 CENTRE CONSOLE – In Sydney for immediate delivery

NEW COBIA 261 CENTRE CONSOLE - In Sydney for immediate delivery  The latest Cobia to take style, performance, and family comfort to the next level, the new 261 CC is the best laid out 26 footer on the water.  (more…)
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Does your travel insurance cover you whilst sailing offshore?

Topsail Travel Insurance Pic Despite best laid plans, things sometimes do go wrong when sailing. No matter how much training we’ve had, conditions can conspire to throw our journey into chaos – sometimes with embarrassing or costly consequences. It is at times like these that we look to our insurers for support and financial security. (more…)
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A record breaking run is in the wind for the Rolex Sydney Hobart race

SAILING - Brisbane to Keppel Tropical Regatta Yacht Race 2016
5/8/2016
ph. Andrea Francolini
WILD OATS XI While the weather forecast for the start of the Rolex Sydney Hobart on Boxing Day suggests it will be “a typical Hobart”, where fast downwind will be brought to an abrupt halt by a stiff southerly change, the bigger picture leaves little doubt supermaxi Wild Oats XI’s race record time for the 628 nautical mile classic could be lowered by some three hours, possibly more. (more…)
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Garmin Marine in 2017

Garmin Marine in 2017 Garmin is preparing for another big year in 2017, with its already expansive marine product line-up set to grow again. The latest marine gear is expected to hit our shores early in the New Year. Here’s a sneak peek at some of it… (more…)
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New Model Announcement – Lightweight F90

New Model Announcement - Lightweight F90 Yamaha Motor Australia is excited to announce the release of the all new four-stroke 90 horsepower outboard engine, the new lightweight F90. (more…)
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MARITIMO MAKES AUST-NZ CROSSING LOOK EASY

MARITIMO MAKES AUST-NZ CROSSING LOOK EASY After 138 hours at sea and a fuel burn of 7488 litres of diesel, Maritimo skipper Russell Fleming said his recent crossing from Hope Island on Queensland's Gold Coast to Opua in New Zealand in an M64 cruising motoryacht  was a good test of the vessel's capabilities. (more…)
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Honda Marine Introduces 3 New Portable Outboards

Honda Marine Introduces 3 New Portable Outboards After the upgrade of the world famous BF2.3, Honda Marine continues to strengthen its line up of portable engines with the exciting launch of three new portable outboards; the BF4 (4hp), BF5 (5hp) and BF6 (6hp). These little beauties are packed with the very latest in Honda’s technologies. The BF4, BF5 & BF6 range has been developed specifically to fill a boating niche, the best thing about this range is that they are incredibly portable, easy to start, and more comfortable to operate and will now go for longer! (more…)
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New Garmin GPSMAP models on the way in 2017

New Garmin GPSMAP models on the way in 2017 Garmin is announcing the release of several new products at this week’s the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, among them new GPSMAP models set to arrive in the New Year. (more…)
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