Are you an adrenaline junky who loves to ride the waves? Having your own jet ski elevates the thrill and adventure that you wish to experience. But before you go and spend your money on a jet ski, here are some useful tips before your next purchase.Continue reading
You’re on your boat, enjoying the magnificent coastal landscapes while cruising along the beautiful waters of Australia on a fine day. What could go wrong, right?Continue reading
Got everything ready for your boating trip? Make sure the boat is in good working condition and all the safety equipment is on board. Check if the weather is great, and have your map ready.
To make your experience even more fun and enjoyable, don’t forget to bring these top 5 boating accessories on your trip.
Whether it is something for you to enjoy alone or an activity for the entire family, recreational boating is an excellent stress buster on the weekends. But before you can do any of that, you must first get a boat licence.
The waters of New South Wales are some of the best you can find in Australia, and they are great for all types of recreational boating.
But if you’re a first-time boater in NSW, know that you may need a boat licence.
The new Australian Emissions Standards took effect last July 2018 and high-emission petrol and LPG-fueled engines, particularly the carby two-stroke outboards should be out of the waters.
Just a reminder, this not a ban on two-stroke engines. The lot with Direct Fuel Inject (DFI) technology is perfectly fine, and so are the four-stroke outboard engines. Continue reading
Do you know that more than 90 percent of transported goods in the world are carried by boats? Not just ordinary boats, mind you, but the world’s biggest boats. These include cruise liners, oil tankers and cargo carriers. All have enormous propulsion systems that keep them moving across oceans for months. Continue reading
Passed on July 1, 2018, the new Outboard Emissions Law for small petrol engines of up to 19kW power (including all marine engines) sets new emission standards that render high-emission and carburettor-based two-stroke outboard engines non-compliant. That’s why starting this year, new four-stroke outboards and direct fuel-injection capabilities will be more and more common. Continue reading
Marine and boat trade shows are a popular fixture in the Australian boating scene.
In fact, public exhibitions are scheduled in the country whole-year round! If you live in WA, QLD, NSW, or SA, here is a list of the marine and boat trade shows that occur within your respective states.
Like any water activity, boating comes with its own risks and dangers. We can’t stress it enough: the open waters must always be treated with the utmost caution and respect. That said, boating is a relatively safe hobby that can be both fun and be fulfilling – as long as you operate by the rules. As a beginner, we know you can’t wait to have fun and we’re excited for you! But before you sail away, here are some basic boat safety guidelines to learn. Continue reading