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New Marine Enforcement Team, NSW

With the warmer months now approaching, the NSW Police Force has announced a New Marine Enforcement Team (MET). The MET is a specialist response unit that will be deployed on PWC units, to reduce marine-related crime and patrol NSW waterways.

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MARITIMO RACING RAMPS UP R&D IN READINESS FOR 2019

Luxury motor yacht manufacturer Maritimo’s international race team, Maritimo Racing, has had a year of highs and lows on the national and international race circuit in the 2018 race series and is well positioned to be a competitive force here … Continue reading

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World’s best sailors prepare for Tokyo 2020 on Australian waters

With Sail Sydney currently underway (4 – 9 December 2018) and only one week to go to Sail Melbourne next week (13 – 16 December 2018), Australia’s best Olympic, Youth and Open class sailors will find out exactly where they … Continue reading

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Sydney’s summer aquatic events

As hundreds of thousands of spectators converge on Sydney Harbour each year for the major summer aquatic events, Roads and Maritime Services is responsible for managing on-water spectator traffic and boating safety compliance during these events.

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FIRST ALL-FEMALE PROFESSIONAL CREW ANNOUNCE CAMPAIGN IN ROLEX SYDNEY HOBART YACHT RACE

In a bid to encourage stronger female representation in Australian sailing and to promote ocean health and sustainability, the first all-female professional crew to enter the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race has announced their campaign to lift the Tattersall Cup … Continue reading

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Volvo Penta & Amer Yachts challenge boaters to cruise below 15 knots

To ensure the seas remain a haven for fish and mammals to feed and breed, it is important to cruise below 15 knots in marine sanctuaries and areas rich with wildlife.

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EVINRUDE E-TEC PASSES AUSTRALIAN EMISSIONS STANDARDS AND RAISES THE BAR FOR CLEAN ENGINES

Evinrude’s E-TEC engines are the only full range of 2-stroke outboards that are certified by the Australian emissions standards. Evinrude builds high performing engines that preserve the environment for upcoming generations.

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Australian Family’s Favourite Bowrider, the Quintrex Freestyler

The Quintrex Freestyler is officially Australia’s favourite bowrider. Since March of 2017, boaties across the country have been enthralled with the new innovative Apex hull design.

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STACER’S 589 CROSSFIRE IS PERFECT FOR THE ENTIRE PATRIOT GAMES FAMILY

Stacer, Australia’s premier aluminium boat builder, teams up with the Patriot Games for one of the most extreme Outback Adventures yet. The series kicked off September 16th on Channel 9, catch up on www.9now.com.au/patriot-games!

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Volvo Penta unveils control and display system for wakesurfing and water sports

Volvo Penta has unveiled a new water sport control system designed to create a unique user experience for wakesurfing, wakeboarding and waterskiing enthusiasts. The innovative control and display system gives boatbuilders a turnkey Volvo Penta water sport package that’s fully … Continue reading

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X SERIES SUCCESS SET TO REACH NEW HEIGHTS WITH NEW X50 ALREADY IN DEMAND

Australian luxury motor yacht manufacturer Maritimo’s game changing X series models continue to excite with the recently revealed X50 already selling well months before its world premiere at next year’s Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show.

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Seven Marine moves into European market with CE Certification

Seven Marine, the premium high-performance outboard engine manufacturer, has gained CE Mark certification for its flagship 627 hp model, enabling the American company to begin selling its top-of-the-range product in Europe. Seven Marine’s Seven 627sv outboard engine has gained CE … Continue reading

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