All Australia articles – Page 2

  • AURORA in Brisbane CBD

    Queensland government to trial Brisbane SY mooring


    A dedicated superyacht mooring buoy will be installed at Kangaroo Point for 12 months

  • Sanctuary Cove show

    Australia’s Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show postponed


    The 2020 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS2020), the largest marine leisure sector event in the Southern Hemisphere, has been postponed and new dates will be issued soon. It was due to be held at the Sanctuary Cove resort on Austarlia’s Gold Coast from May 21-24.

  • GCCM

    Gulf Craft names preferred Australian service centre


    Gulf Craft, the Middle East’s largest yacht builder, has expanded its global service network by appointing Gold Coast City Marina Shipyard (GCCM) as its preferred Australian facility. The brand is also looking to continue its global expansion with the appointment of new distributors in more than a dozen ...

  • Sanctuary Cove show

    Business as usual Down Under as key shows given green light


    While many boat shows and major events around the world are being cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus, organisers of forthcoming shows in New Zealand and Australia say it is business as usual.

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    Propspeed expands Australian presence


    Propspeed, the New Zealand-based supplier of underwater top-coatings, has partnered with two new distributors in Australia – Sam Allen Wholesale and All Marine Spares.

  • Andrew Chapman and Suzanne Davies 2

    New CEO for Australian Marina Industries Association


    Suzanne Davies to assume MIA top job on October 1

  • Panel Discussion ASMEX 2019

    ASMEX 2020 speakers announced


    The Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) has announced the list of speakers the 10th annual Australian Superyacht, Marine Export Commercial Marine Industry (ASMEX) conference, which runs from May 18-20 in Sanctuary Cove, Queensland.

  • The Boat Works

    The Boat Works’ new superyacht yard opens for business


    The Boat Works’ new superyacht yard on Australia’s Gold Coast is now open for business after a build time of just nine months.

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    Riviera signs on record number of apprentices for 2020


    Boatbuilder welcomes 80 budding boatbuilders to its annual training program

  • Emerald Azzurra

    Scenic Group launches new superyacht cruise venture


    Scenic Group, the Australian cruise ship group, is expanding its portfolio of activities with the new Emerald Yacht Cruises venture. Set up as a division of Scenic’s Emerald River Cruises arm, the new venture will start operations next year with the 110m (360ft), 100 guest-vessel, Emerald Azzurra , currently in ...

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    Busy start to 2020 for McConaghy in both China and Australia


    McConaghy, the specialist raceboat and multihull yacht builder, has had a busy start to 2020 at both its yards in China and Australia.

  • Suspension Boat on display

    Nauti-Craft, Yanmar sign technology transfer agreement


    Dunsborough, Australia-based Nauti-Craft Pty Ltd and Osaka, Japan-based Yanmar Marine have entered into a technology transfer agreement that aims to develop Nauti-Craft’s patented marine suspension technology and incorporate it into a new line of leisure boats to be sold through Yanmar’s global network.

  • SIBS

    Sanctuary Cove and Sydney shows set for strong 2020


    The two biggest boat shows in Australia – the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) from May 21-24 and the Sydney International Boat Show (SIBS) from July 30 to August 3 – are both reporting positive industry response to the 2020 editions of each show.

  • Andrew Chapman , President MIA

    MOU signed to initiate marina training in China


    A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between the Marina Industries Association (MIA) in Australia and the Chinese Sports Industry Group (CSI) which will result in marina training and accreditation starting in China.

  • Charter yacht MY Crystal Blue

    Charter yacht crash attributed to “drunken sex” between captain, deckhand


    A 26-year-old Gold Coast woman working as a deckhand pleaded guilty to negligence in an Australian courtroom this week for her part in a series of collisions which caused more than A$140,000 in damage to the 80ft charter yacht Crystal Blue .

  • MY Mischief cruising Sydney Harbour

    Green light for foreign SY charter in Australia


    New legislation was passed through the Australian Senate today that enables foreign superyachts to charter in Australian waters. The special recreational vessel legislation will allow superyachts use of a coastal trading temporary licence, allowing commercial charter activities.

  • AIMEX president Jeremy Spear

    AIMEX elects new president


    The Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) appointed Jeremy Spear as its new president and Peter Dowdney as vice president at its annual AGM in Sydney last week. Both were existing board directors, with Spear formerly serving as vice president and Dowdney as a director.

  • Sanctuary Cove

    Larger marina and new onshore developments to give boost to SCIBS 2020


    The 32nd edition of the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS 2020), to be held May 21-24, will benefit from an expanded marina and various onshore upgrades which are all gearing up for next year’s event to match the success of SCIBS 2019. SCIBS is one of the two leading ...

  • Superyacht Australia CEO David Good

    New Bill brings Australian foreign-flag charter licence a step closer


    Superyacht Australia will be hoping that it will be a case of third time lucky with regards to securing a licence deal that will enable foreign-flagged superyachts to perform charters while in Australia. Over recent years two previous attempts have not made it through the smallest of margins.

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    Gold Anchor scheme enters US market


    A new collaboration agreement signed between the Marina Industries Association of Australia (MIA) and the US west coast-based Marine Recreation Association (MRA) means that the internationally-recognised 5 Gold Anchors quality accreditation scheme has entered the US market. This transaction opens the door for the scheme to the world’s largest marina ...