New emergency radio service improving boater safety
The state’s emergency radio service assisted dozens of stricken boaters and paddlers during its first year of operation, and is ready for another busy season. Publicly launched in September 201...
Shire call to help stop the boats at The Pillars
According to a media report Tuesday 23rd October, Mornington Peninsula Shire has admitted it needs state government “co-operation” to carry out its unilateral decision to fence off The Pil...
Excerpt from our editorial in The Captain magazine Issue 12
Inboard power advancements have come a long way this century. To see how far, The Captain's crew climbed aboard an Aussie icon - a 20-year-old Caribbean 26 sedan - recently repowered with twin 240HP V...
How to approach a marina berth with Alistair McGlashan
Club Marine TV and Alistair McGlashan share some expert tips on mooring at a marina berth, covering boat propulsion, lines, knots, weather conditions and correct communication.
Maritime Safety Victoria urges boaters to consider changing conditions
Lessons Learnt: Lake placid, then perilous This month Maritime Safety Victoria (MSV) shared a story about a solo fishing trip that nearly ended in disaster when conditions rapidly changed. Th...
Volvo Penta: Superyacht’s 100-mile experiment
Superyachts are not renowned for their modesty but, in a landmark demonstration of sustainable boating, a Volvo Penta IPS-powered Amer 94 has cruised at a variety of speeds over a 100-mile journey &nd...
Customer testimonial - Aegir Divers
"We have been using R & M Marine Services for the engine services and maintenance of our twin Mercury 150 HP Sea-Pros on our custom built commercial vessel - ‘Torden’ MSV 12840. &lsqu...
Jet Ski Danger to Swimmers
The Mornington Peninsula Shire Council has called for the installation of CCTV cameras on the Rye Pier to assist in identifying dangerous jet ski riders entering the area around the Pier among swimmer...
Volvo Penta sets 2021 as deadline to introduce electric power
With the aim of becoming a driving force in sustainable power solutions, Volvo Penta is going full charge into hybrid and all-electric drivelines, offering electrified solutions in both its marine and...
Victorian Boating Industry applauds Guy-Hodgett Better Boating Announcement
The Boating Industry Association of Victoria recently applauded the Liberal National Coalition’s policy announcement for better recreational boating for all Victorians. The announcemen...