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  • Sanctuary Cove
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    Sanctuary Cove show organisers announce new event

    2020-07-10T14:47:00Z

    Organisers of the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) have announced a new event to run from November 13-15 this year, but it will be different to previous shows.

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    CMC Marine appoints Australian sales and assistance partner

    2020-07-07T11:53:00Z

    Stella Marine will offer sales and assistance of CMC products throughout Australia

  • Reelax
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    Sam Allen Wholesale acquires Reelax

    2020-07-07T09:22:00Z

    Australia’s foremost marine and game fishing equipment brand will continue to operate from its Queensland facilities

  • Ian Alexander McAndrew
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    Obituary: Ian Alexander McAndrew

    2020-06-29T09:41:00Z

    The Boating Industry Association (BIA) of Australia has announced the passing of Ian Alexander McAndrew, a past president of the BIA and life member.

  • Palm Cove Harbour
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    Plans for new A$75m Queensland marina revived

    2020-06-22T10:32:00Z

    Plans to build a new marina at Palm Cove, some 20km north of Cairns in Queensland, Australia, are being revived after a previous potential developer went bust in 2017.

  • Gold Coast City Marina, home of the Australian Superyacht Rendezvous
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    GCCM presses on with A$100m expansion programme

    2020-06-19T14:09:00Z

    Australia’s Cold Coast City Marina Shipyard (GCCM) is moving forward with the A$100m expansion programme first announced in 2018, which will result in a doubling of its site and a significant increase of operating capacity both across the marina itself and the 80-plus strong cluster of service providers ...

  • Golden Boat Lifts
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    Golden Boat Lifts expands Down Under

    2020-06-10T08:52:00Z

    Golden Boat Lifts, a US manufacturer of aluminium boat lift solutions, has added DOCKPRO as its newest dealer. The company’s territories are Australia and New Zealand.

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    Australian builders post strong sales

    2020-06-09T15:29:00Z

    Gold Coast boatbuilders Maritimo and Riviera are reporting good sales despite the Covid-19 crisis

  • Bareboat charter in the Whitsunday Islands, North Queensland
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    Tasmania eases coronavirus restrictions

    2020-06-05T13:41:00Z

    Tasmania today joined other Australian states and territories by allowing intrastate travel and staying overnight – a boon for recreational and commercial boating, says Australia’s Boating Industry Association (BIA) in a statement.

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    Riviera celebrates the launch of its 20th Sports Motor Yacht

    2020-06-04T15:28:00Z

    The 72 and 68 Sports Motor Yachts, the flagships of the Riviera collection, have reached a milestone this week with the completion of the 20th boat following the launch of the new designs in 2018. Riviera spent two years developing the 68 and 72 SMY, consulting with Riviera owners from ...

  • Echo Yachts
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    Echo Yachts wins order for 56m catamaran yacht support craft

    2020-06-01T10:52:00Z

    Western Australia-based Echo Yachts has won its first superyacht contract since delivery of two vessels for the same Singaporean owner, which included the 84m (276ft) trimaran White Rabbit .

  • SY Aquijo at sunrise
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    Superyacht Australia reports rise in foreign-flagged yachts

    2020-06-01T10:28:00Z

    Data released last week by Superyacht Australia, the peak body for the Australian superyacht industry, shows that foreign-flagged superyachts stayed an average of 73 days in 2019 compared to an average of 41 days in 2018 – a 79% increase in the length of stay.

  • NSW Rose Bay Marina
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    Australia eases boating restrictions in New South Wales

    2020-05-20T11:59:00Z

    Australia’s Boating Industry Association (BIA) today welcomed the relaxation of restrictions on recreational boating in New South Wales following encouraging signs of containment of COVID-19.

  • Beneteau Swift Trawler 47
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    Groupe Beneteau appoints dealers in China and Australia

    2020-05-19T06:00:00Z

    Beneteau Asia Pacific, the regional arm of Groupe Beneteau, has appointed two new dealers – one in China and another in Australia.

  • Princess
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    Princess Yachts Australia appoints exclusive NSW dealer

    2020-05-13T09:40:00Z

    Sean O’Doherty and David Jensen will help grow the brand in New South Wales

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    Sailfish Catamarans introduces new 3200 Platinum

    2020-04-27T14:29:00Z

    The 3200 Platinum Australian boatbuilder Sailfish Catamarans is developing a new model of its popular 3200 Platinum armour-plated aluminium catamaran that was originally due for launch at the now cancelled Sanctuary Cove and Sydney boat shows. According to a company statement, the new design has ...

  • Whitehaven 8000
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    Whitehaven Motor Yachts forms new brokerage arm

    2020-04-15T14:19:00Z

    Spectrum Marine is based in Sanctuary Cove

  • The Riviera 54 Enclosed Flybridge
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    Riviera launches online boat show

    2020-04-03T15:27:00Z

    Australian motoryacht builder is launching its own boat show, featuring a limited selection of new Riviera and Belize motoryachts that will be available for enjoyment in the near future. The show is intended to inspire new owners to start thinking about the coming boating season and their future boating escapes. ...

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    Three Australian shows cancelled for 2020

    2020-03-26T10:47:00Z

    Three Australian boat shows – Sydney (July 30-Aug 3), Adelaide (June 28-30) and Brisbane (Aug 21-23) – have now been cancelled. The action follows earlier plans to just postpone them but, because of the further spread of Covid-19, the decision has been made to cancel all three events.

  • Invincible Boats
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    Invincible Boats expands Down Under

    2020-03-18T12:17:00Z

    Invincible Boat Company, a US-based builder of saltwater sportfishing and high-performance boats, has appointed Sydney-based Boat Monster as its distributor for Australia and New Zealand.