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Awards and warnings are this week's main topics
by Peter Rendle,
Peter Rendle's latest Newsletter It is Boat Show time and this year Sanctuary Cove celebrates the 30th edition of a show that started in 1989 as a lure to entice potential real estate buyers. In that time the show has grown immensely and is now one of the largest in the country.
Posted on 24 May
Sanctuary Cove celebrates, London Boat Show closes
by Peter Rendle,
Peter Rendle's latest Newsletter The first boat show of the season starts next week and John Curnow and I will be on the ground at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show with the objective of catching up with industry members.
Posted on 17 May
Gold Coast provides ideal industry meeting point
by Peter Rendle,
Peter Rendle's latest Newsletter I attended the first Sanctuary Cove Boat Show in 1988 when the show was created as a way of luring potential property buyers to the surrounding real estate, pioneered by the late Michael Gore who created the Sanctuary Cove vision.
Posted on 10 May
Beds on Board, the unlikely lead story
by Peter Rendle
Of this week's Newsletter Beds on Board, the sharing economy platform that connects guests and owners for stays on boats, welcomes the release by the AMSA of the consultation draft of the proposed "Marine Safety (Short term marina accommodation) Exemption 2018".
Posted on 3 May
European companies dominate this week's e-news
by Peter Rendle,
French yacht and powerboat builder Jeanneau continues to grow French yacht and powerboat builder Jeanneau continues to grow their ownership base in Australia and an owner's regatta every year builds loyalty to the brand. We report on how this year's regatta panned out on Sydney's Pittwater.
Posted on 26 Apr
Boating - is it really that dangerous?
by Peter Rendle
Important to keep tragedies at sea in perspective There is no doubt that anything to do with the ocean or involving boating carries a certain amount of risk. But let's not get carried away. There are lots of other occupations that could end in disaster, driving a car for example.
Posted on 19 Apr
Powerboats lead the way in economic recovery
by Peter Rendle,
Our industry is massively diverse covering all sizes of power and sail boat options Our industry is massively diverse covering all sizes of power and sail boat options. The top end of the powerboat section is enjoying significant marketing penetration.
Posted on 12 Apr
The top end of the market
by Peter Rendle,
Important to the marine industry Superyachts, while owned by a minority, contribute enormously to the industry. So it is important for our political leaders to be involved in future developments.
Posted on 5 Apr
People Power, the key to good business ethics
by Peter Rendle
The marine industry is no exception People are the most important aspect of any industry and the marine industry is no exception. It is therefore pleasing to know that employees gain recognition and all credit to Mercury Marine for rewarding their technical staff.
Posted on 1 Apr
Peter Rendle talks to Ray and Sandra Entwistle
by Peter Rendle,
How they started Yachtspot and why they chose the J/Boats range to import Sail-World's Peter Rendle talked to Ray and Sandra Entwistle of Yachtspot about their start in sailing, and how they became involved in the marine industry.
Posted on 26 Mar
Famous boat builder set to create more pearls
by Peter Rendle,
Oyster Yachts announce a new owner and management team It is always disappointing to hear of an international brand running into financial trouble. And so it was with Oyster, the UK boat builder recently being placed in receivership.
Posted on 22 Mar
Industry CEO Howard Glenn calls it a day
by Peter Rendle,
Wishing him all success for the future Industry Associations often come under flak from their members who imagine that it's all beer and skittles at the association's HQ and that they deserve far more than their annual subscriptions contribute.
Posted on 15 Mar
US Trade Policy not a damper
by Peter Rendle,
On Australian Boat Builders While Donald Trump considers trade tariffs on imported commodities Australian Boat builders vigorously pursue the North American market.
Posted on 8 Mar
Time for something new
by Musto Australia
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Posted on 8 Mar
Farr Yacht Design on environmental stewardship
by David Schmidt
An interview with Farr Yacht Design about environmental stewardship I caught up with Farr Yacht Design's Keith Carew via email to learn more about the firm's efforts to reduce their environmental footprint.
Posted on 5 Feb
It's all about new boats
by Peter Rendle,
In this week's Australian Marine Business World newsletter First up is the new FarEast 37R. This is FarEast's first 'large' yacht and will attract attention from anyone contemplating a new club racer in the foreseeable future.
Posted on 2 Feb
First look at the RS21
by Mark Jardine
More than 'just another keelboat' On the 12th January the RS21 was announced with the bold headline 'New RS21 to help bring popularity back to keelboat racing', which led some to state keelboat racing is doing just fine, and why is another boat necessary in the sector?
Posted on 20 Jan
RS Sailing's incredible 2017
by Mark Jardine
We speak to Jon Partridge and Alex Newton-Southon We spoke to Jon Partridge and Alex Newton-Southon at RS Sailing about their incredibly busy 2017 and some of the highlights of their year, both on the water and in the office.
Posted on 14 Dec 2017
RS and Seldén working together
by Mark Jardine
Interview with Alex Newton-Southon and Steve Norbury We spoke to Steve Norbury of Seldén Mast, and Alex Newton-Southon of RS Sailing, about how they work together on the design and manufacture of a variety of components for the RS range of dinghies.
Posted on 23 Nov 2017
DAME Award again
by Mark Jardine
We speak to Drue Kerr, Senior Designer at Zhik We caught up with Drue Kerr, Senior Designer at Zhik, who have just won the DAME Award in the clothing category for their Isotak X Ocean range.
Posted on 15 Nov 2017
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