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    MIA Club Marine Marina Award winners announced


    After two days of active marina industry discussion, the Marinas19 Conference ended with the announcement of the winners of the Marina Industries Association (MIA)-Club Marine Marina Awards 2019-20.

  • Sydney, Australia

    Burgess enters Australian market


    International superyacht services provider Burgess has extended its global network to Australia with the opening of a branch in Sydney. The new office is led by Christoffer Santon as head of Burgess in Australia. The news follows Burgess’ strongest global first-half performance ever and the launch of The Burgess Partnership. ...

  • Marinas19 Conference

    Australian MIA to ban single-use plastics at marinas by 2025


    The Australian Marinas Industries Association (MIA) has joined the global fight against plastic waste by announcing at its Marinas19 Conference a new policy aimed at eliminating single-use plastics in the country’s marinas. The conference, held every two years, ran from May 27-28 at the Sea World Resort in Southport on ...

  • News

    Australian SY Rendezvous highlights future opportunities


    The third annual Australian Superyacht Rendezvous (ASYR), held from May 17-18 at Gold Coast City Marina Shipyard (GCCM), provided a positive insight into what the future opportunities for the superyacht market in Australia hold. ASYR also underlined its position as an established gathering within the Asia Pacific superyacht ...

  • Around 47,250 people attended SCIBS 2019

    SCIBS 2019 declared best show in event's 31-year history


    A number of well-experienced Australian marine industry executives have declared the 2019 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) the best in the event’s 31-year-history, with record crowds, good weather and multimillion-dollar sales proving a successful combination.

  • Greg Haines and Scott Davis are well-known figures in Queensland's boating scene

    Princess Yachts revamps Australian dealership


    Princess Yachts announced at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) that it has set up a new venture to handle its distribution in Australia. Princess has joined forces with Greg Haines, who has worked with Maritimo for a number of years.

  • The Atlantis 45 from Azimut Yachts

    Azimut Yachts appoints Australian dealer


    Italy’s Azimut-Benetti Group has named d’Albora Marine as its exclusive Azimut dealer for Australia. The brand was previously represented by 5 Star Motor Cruisers.

  • The 2019 Australian Marine Industry Award winners

    Australian Marine Industry Awards highlight global success


    An inherent element of the annual ASMEX conference is the Australian Marine Industry Awards. Always held at a gala event, the awards reflect the success of the country’s strong marine industry, covering superyachts, marine recreation and commercial marine activities.

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    ASMEX 2019 addresses key issues facing domestic and Asia-Pacific market


    A regular subject covered by the ASMEX (Australian Superyacht, Marine Exports Commercial) conference over its nine editions has been a focus of how to attract more superyachts to Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. The 2019 event has been no different, but in an intense day-and-a-half conference a number ...

  • Michael Healy, MP for Cairns and the Queensland government's superyacht strategy champion 2

    Queensland promoted as Australia’s main SY state


    On the first day of ASMEX, the Australian Superyacht, Marine Export Commercial Marine Industry Conference, a clear message was presented to the 150-plus delegates from a dozen countries that Queensland is Australia’s superyacht state.

  • Works are well underway at Gold Coast-based The Boat Works

    Queensland gears up for welcoming larger superyachts


    Major investments and events highlight state’s leading role

  • Works are well underway at Gold Coast-based The Boat Works

    Australia’s largest SY marina and shipyard nears completion


    Superyachts, pyrotechnics, superbikes, Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate, and many others combined to commemorate the unveiling of Stage 1 of Australia’s newest – and largest – superyacht marina and shipyard earlier this month.

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    ASMEX speakers announced


    The Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) has announced an impressive and diverse line-up of both Australian and international speakers for this year’s ASMEX conference.

  • The Kimberley region of Western Australia

    Western Australia and Northern Territories vie for superyacht work

    2019-04-17T13:02:00Z IBI , by David Robinson

    The success of superyachts cruising to the Kimberley area of northwest Australia is seeing an inter-state challenge develop between Western Australia (WA) and the Northern Territories (NT) to win the support and related opportunities of these visiting yachts.

  • Gold Coast City Marina, home of the Australian Superyacht Rendezvous

    Australia's largest-ever display of superyachts lined up for third Rendezvous


    The 3rd Australian Superyacht Rendezvous (ASR), held from May 17-18 at Gold Coast City Marina Shipyard (GCCM), will this year include the largest display of superyachts ever seen in the country.

  • Whitehaven's Harbour Classic 40 and the 6100 Coupe

    Whitehaven Motor Yachts unveils new models


    Australia’s Whitehaven Motor Yachts used the Empire Lounge at Sydney Seaplane Terminal in Rose Bay recently to officially launch two new vessels – the Harbour Classic 40 and the 6100 Coupe – as well as an exclusive superyacht-inspired interior design package, Euro Edition.

  • Cobalt Boats of Australia

    Cobalt and Bennington Australia open new Gold Coast headquarters


    Cobalt Boats of Australia and Bennington Boats of Australia have opened new national headquarters at Gold Coast-based shipyard The Boat Works. Both companies are now showcasing their latest models in a purpose-built, 350sq ft showroom and marina facility.

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    Australian builder gets new home outside Melbourne


    Australian boatbuilder Whittley Marine and its retail division Whittley Victoria Sales have a new home in a purpose-built manufacturing and retail facility located just north of Melbourne.

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    Flagstaff Marine acquires Australian brokerage


    Australia’s Flagstaff Marine (formerly Visail Sydney) has acquired The Yacht Brokerage (TYBQ) in Queensland for an undisclosed sum. TYB was formed over four years ago and has since grown into one of Australia’s leading brokerage houses.

  • John Lance, owner and director of Marine Trade Supplies

    New mega chandlery on Australian Gold Coast opens for business


    A new mega chandlery has opened on Australia’s Gold Coast as part of The Boat Works’ A$100m investment into expanding the Gold Coast Marine Precinct in Coomera.