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Volvo Penta unveils an upgraded Inboard Performance System (IPS) and a brand new Aquamatic sterndrive (DPI)

Already market leaders, Volvo Penta has matched the latest in advanced engineering with customer feedback to propel its premium marine driveline systems into a new era of high performance, cost-effective and enjoyable boating.

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BRP Acquires 80% of Australia’s biggest boat builder, Telwater

BRP, announced on May 2nd, 2019 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 80% of the outstanding shares of Telwater Pty, Ltd (“Telwater”), Australia’s leading manufacturer of aluminium boats and trailers.

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EVINRUDE 10 YEAR WARRANTY, A DECADE OF GUARANTEED PERFORMANCE

The bar has been raised by Evinrude with the ultimate coverage offer, a 10-Year Factory Backed Warranty on all engines from 25hp – 300hp inclusive. This extensive guarantee instils confidence in future Evinrude outboard owners.

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CALIFORNIAN’S DOING IT IN STYLE ON THEIR GREAT AUSSIE ADVENTURE

A 1400 nautical mile, 14 day ‘Aussie Adventure’ this month for Californian’s Jeff and Robin Lyall aboard their brand new Maritimo M59 cruising motor yacht was the culmination of a year and a half of planning and decision making and … Continue reading

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MARITIMO X50 REACHES KEY MILESTONE AHEAD OF SCIBS 2019 WORLD PREMIERE

Excitement is building in the leadup to the 2019 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show as leading Australian motoryacht manufacturer Maritimo enter the production phase of the highly anticipated X50 sport yacht at its new state of the art Gold Coast … Continue reading

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Ribco powers the Australian SailGP as official chase boat for Team Australia

Ribco, a leader in premium Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIBs), has been appointed the official chase boat partner for the Australian SailGP Team. The Ribco range of superior performance RIBs will showcase alongside the turbo-charged foiling F50-class catamarans on Sydney Harbour … Continue reading

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2,110 HP OF EVINRUDE DIRECT INJECTION HITS THE WATER WITH HERVEY BAY MARINE

2,110 HP, fifty-six meters of boats, ten engines, one day. Evinrude and Hervey Bay Marine Services went to Fraser Island with a fleet of E-TEC customers to talk outboards.

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RECORD SALES YEAR FOR MARITIMO

Australian luxury motor yacht manufacturer Maritimo’s game changing X series sport yacht models launched this year, along with new generation flybridge and sedan models, have combined to deliver record breaking sales in 2018.

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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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