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Riviera owners migrate north for cruise of a lifetime to the tropical Whitsunday Islands

The Whitsunday Islands off north Queensland are a dream destination for motor yachting enthusiasts. A group of 74 tropical islands, large and small, white sandy beaches, secluded bays and anchorages add up to the ultimate motor yachting experience.

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Living the dream with Volvo Ocean Race skipper Dee Caffari

Skipper Dee Caffari talks about her love of life on the water in the latest episode of Volvo Penta’s online film series, Boating Dreams. As the head of a team that is circumnavigating the globe in the Volvo Ocean Race … Continue reading

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French couple enjoy bucket list trip

Parisians Philippe and R’egine Jacquet are part of a growing group of international Maritimo luxury motor yacht buyers who have embraced the concept of taking delivery of their new boat in Australia and exploring local waterways before the vessel is … Continue reading

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Bar Crusher launches ‘special edition’ missiles

Australian plate aluminium boat builder Bar Crusher has launched its latest special edition series – the ‘Exocet’. Named after the French-built ‘flying fish’ missile, the Exocet follows the success of Bar Crusher’s previous special edition series, the Apache, which was … Continue reading

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Volvo Penta launches a brand tagline – Celebrating the human side of power and respect for the elements

“We spin, roll, propel, lift and power those who move with the elements. This is what we stand for at Volvo Penta. This is who we are,” says Kina Wileke, senior vice president, brand, communication and marketing at Volvo Penta.

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Explore anywhere, communicate everywhere – Garmin inReach Explorer

Garmin’s inReach SE+ and inReach Explorer+ handheld satellite communicators will keep you connected. Offering 100% global coverage via the Iridium satellite network, both inReach units can send and receive text messages with any mobile phone number, email address or another … Continue reading

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Outboard emissions standards Law in Parliament

This morning in Canberra, Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg tabled the “Product Emissions Standards Bill” that will bring Australia in line with world emissions standards for small engines from outboards to lawn mowers.

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Maritimo’s Sydney Success

Australian luxury motor yacht manufacturer, Maritimo, has recorded strong sales results and interest at the Sydney International Boat Show and had dealer partners from around the world in attendance as part of its international expansion roll-out.

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Offshore cruising has a new class of travel – Riviera’s World Premiere 68 Sports Motor Yacht

Riviera, Australia’s most awarded luxury motor yacht builder, has unveiled the first model of its highly anticipated new Sports Motor Yacht collection at the 2017 Sydney International Boat Show.

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SYDNEY BOAT SHOW’S NEW VENUE MAKES IT THE BIG EVENT IN TOWN

This year’s Sydney Boat Show, which runs from Thursday 3 August to Monday 7 August, is becoming the hot ticket in town, as it’s the first time that the one event fills the whole of the new International Convention Centre … Continue reading

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HISTORICAL DISPLAYS AT SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

Sydney International Boat Show will showcase some of Australia’s boating history, as it celebrates its own 50th anniversary at the International Convention Centre Sydney.

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AUSTRALIA INTERNATIONAL DIVE EXPO JOINS SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

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.

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