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Volume 16 Issue 4

Top End Tinnies
Garry Quinn, a self-confessed, mad fisherman from Darwin started G.S. Marine as a hobby in 1998. He had split his 4.6-metre tinny right up the middle, so badly, that the bilge pump could not keep up. After limping home defying the odds - and after some serious head scratching - he decided that pressed aluminum boats were as weak as, well at least this one was. Not the sort of bloke to sit around when there are fish to catch, so he says; "No worries, I'll build me own boat".

Boatlines


Riviera 37

Riviera released a new 37 Flybridge Convertible at the Sanctuary Cove Boat Show. The new model sits between the 36 and the 40, which started Riviera's new styling era. It is based more on the 36 twin-cabin of which some 200 have been sold worldwide.



Marketplace

Marketplace



PWCs Banned From Sydney Harbour

The headlines leapt out at me. I couldn't believe what I was reading. But yes, in a unilateral move, the Government of New South Wales has banned completely, the use of PWCs or what are more commonly referred to as jet skis, from Sydney Harbour.


Technical Article


How To Survive At Sea

For some time Club Marine has been supporting Safety at Sea initiatives and we have published many articles advocating a hands-on approach to safety.