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Visitors will go Ballistic over new range of RIBS at Expo

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Visitors will go Ballistic over new range of RIBS at Expo

The high-speed, dual-purpose range of Ballistic Rigid Inflatable Boats are set to make their Australian debut exclusively at the 2015 Gold Coast International Marine Expo (21-24 May). As its name suggests, the Ballistic is fast, very fast – with an inflatable boat racing pedigree. But, as Magnus Maynard from Ballistic RIBs Australia testifies, it is also one of the safest and most stable RIB’s on the market. “Ballistic is already a recognised brand in the United States, the United Kingdom and South Africa, where they are manufactured,” says...

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Clipper’s Cordova 60 to make world premiere at Expo

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Clipper’s Cordova 60 to make world premiere at Expo

Clipper Motor Yachts has just announced the world premiere of its new-generation Cordova 60 exclusively at the 2015 Gold Coast International Marine Expo (21-24 May 2015). The new flagship model – which will form part of Clipper’s largest-ever on-water display at any boat show in the world – manifests the elegant lines of the marque’s classic semi-displacement motor cruiser and is complemented with chic, contemporary styling and state-of-the-art custom cruising features. Clipper’s Managing Director Brett Thurley said the Cordova 60 is...

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Havana Houseboats announce world first for 2015 Expo

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Havana Houseboats announce world first for 2015 Expo

Havana Houseboats has confirmed the world premiere of its sophisticated new 45ft ‘Ultimate Entertainer’ at the 2015 Gold Coast International Marine Expo (21-24 May 2015). The Gold Coast-based business joins a growing list of exhibitors ready to unveil a large and exciting new range of boats and products exclusively at the 2015 Expo – a massive showcase featuring everything from superyachts to kayaks, jet skis to fishing equipment … and everything else in between. Havana Houseboats owner Matt Duncan said the sophisticated and luxurious new...

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Nine Network showcases Expo to national audience

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Nine Network showcases Expo to national audience

    All the fun and excitement of the 2015 Gold Coast International Marine Expo will be beamed live into homes right around Australia as part of a new promotional partnership with the Nine Network. The new agreement includes live crosses from Australia’s most popular weatherman Steve Jacobs on the very popular Today Show and an exciting new nationwide viewer competition with prizes to the value of over $25,000. “Expo is such a unique boat show in Australia – this partnership allows us to showcase some of our exclusive attractions...

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Visitors to enjoy free cruising between Expo marinas

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Visitors to enjoy free cruising between Expo marinas

Visitors to the 2015 Expo will be able to enjoy free cruising within the event site aboard the restored passenger ferry Queenslander – coincidentally just days before the State of Origin kicks off. Queenslander will seamlessly link the Expo’s three marinas – at The Boat Works, at Riviera and at Gold Coast City Marina & Shipyard – throughout the four days of the not-for-profit event. Event & Marketing Manager Emma Milne said the unique concept of getting visitors out on to the water and cruising between the Expo marinas has been...

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Fishing expert puts latest new lures to work at Expo

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Fishing expert puts latest new lures to work at Expo

Anglers of all abilities will be treated to the latest and greatest in leading-edge lures when the Yamaha Super Tank captivates audiences at the Gold Coast International Marine Expo (21-24 May 2015). Seasoned fisherman Michael Cook says even experienced anglers will appreciate the chance to see fish react to lure-twitching techniques and actions inside the transparent mobile fish tank. “We will be water-testing both fresh and saltwater lures that have just come on to the market – some new designs from both Australia and overseas that should...

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Kids set sail for FREE as part of the family fun at Expo

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Kids set sail for FREE as part of the family fun at Expo

Kids will have the chance to stretch their sea legs and experience the freedom of sailing at the 2015 Gold Coast International Marine Expo, with free lessons on offer as part of the event’s commitment to introducing families to the joys of boating. The lessons will be conducted under the expert tuition of the Southport Yacht Club in the Expo’s ‘on-water interactive zone’ – a fun new area specifically set aside for people to experience a vast array of water-based activities. Expo Event & Marketing Manager Emma Milne said sailing is a great...

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Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa Partners with Expo in 2015

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Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa Partners with Expo in 2015

The luxurious Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa has officially partnered with the Gold Coast International Marine Expo for an exclusive accommodation offer for 2015 sponsors, exhibitors and visitors. Event & Marketing Manager Emma Milne said the addition of a hotel of the Marriott’s calibre to the growing list of Expo partners was an exciting step forward and would be warmly welcomed interstate and international visitors. “The gorgeously re-imagined Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa really is the Gold Coast’s ultimate...

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