All Australia articles – Page 4

  • Sydney boat show

    Sydney International Boat Show set for busy time


    With just one week to go before the 52nd Sydney International Boat Show (SIBS) opens, the build-up to this – the biggest southern hemisphere marine leisure event – suggests it will be a busy five-day gathering. The IFBSO event, organised by the Boating Industry Association (BIA) and running from August ...

  • Ronstan

    Obituary: Ron Allatt


    Ron Allatt, co-founder of Australian deck hardware manufacturer Ronstan, passed away peacefully last week with his wife Jan at his side. He was 89.

  • BBS queue

    2019 Brisbane Boat Show approaches


    The 2019 Brisbane Boat Show is returning to the Brisbane Convention Exhibition Centre this year from August 23-25. The three-day event is one of the largest recreational boat shows in Queensland, Australia, covering more than 20,000sq m of floor space across four halls at the South Bank venue. ...

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    Australia unveils major expansion plan for Two Rocks harbour in Perth


    Plans for new 580-berth facility put out to public consultation

  • Coomera dredger Port Frederick

    Queensland dredging projects to help boost yacht sector


    Two multimillion-dollar dredging projects underway this year in Queensland, Australia will bring significant benefits to the local marine leisure sector. In Cairns, a A$127m scheme to dredge the Trinity Inlet will start shortly, while on the Gold Coast a A$10.3m initiative to deepen the Coomera River is ongoing.a River is ...

  • Clean up at Abell Point marina

    Australian marina changes name following resort purchase


    The name of one of Australia’s leading marinas has been rebranded as the Coral Sea Marina Resort. The name change follows the November 2018 acquisition of the Coral Sea Resort, which is adjacent to the marina, by owner Paul Darrouzet.

  • The 2019 Adelaide Boat Show connected exhibitors with quality visitors

    Adelaide Boat Show ends on high


    This year’s event attracted 7,698 visitors

  • New BIA presidentDarren Vaux

    BIA names new president


    Alan Blake, president of the Boating Industry Association (BIA) of Australia, is stepping down after six years in the role and another nine years as a BIA director. He is succeeded by Darren Vaux, a BIA director since 2005.

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    NauticStar appoints first Australian dealer


    US boatbuilder NauticStar Boats is focusing on “expanding its international footprint” and has named Marine Partners as its first authorised dealer in Australia.

  • Aerial of Sydney berthing facilities

    Australian marina sector sees moderate revenue and job growth


    Survey provides key indicators on Australia’s marina sector

  • Lake Macquarie's Trinity Point Marina

    Bellingham completes first phase of Australian marina project


    One of the latest projects for Bellingham Marine in Australia involves the first phase completion of Trinity Point Marina on Lake Macquarie in New South Wales.

  • The Maritimo X50 proved popular at SCIBS

    Maritimo reports multiple sales at Sanctuary Cove show


    Australian cruising yacht manufacturer Maritimo has reported strong sales at the recent Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) – a reflection of its growing status in the international market. The enhancement of its status includes the doubling of its manufacturing plant on Australia’s Gold Coast, a consistent new model launch ...


    Ferretti’s Australian representative opens Melbourne dealership


    In the past fortnight, two of Europe’s largest boatbuilders – Ferretti and Princess – have both appointed new representatives in Australia, while Ferretti’s importer in Australia and New Zealand – Ray White Marine, appointed in 2015 – has expanded by launching a new regional dealership in Melbourne.

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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.