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How to estimate your boat speed
08 Dec 2011
This video will show you what different boat speeds look like and how you can estimate accurately.
Summer water safety message
01 Dec 2011
Visitors to Rundle Mall on 30 November were reminded of the safety measures they need to take this summer when they head to the beach or get the boat out.
Better weather forecasts for boaties
04 Nov 2011
More weather forecasts and more detail are now available for mariners following the implementation of a new forecast and warning system by the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM).
SA specialists in NZ
12 Oct 2011
Trained South Australian oil spill responders are helping train and organise New Zealand volunteers as they race to save their coastline from the polluting fuel.
National Standard for Commercial Vessels becomes law
30 Sep 2011
New qualifications under the National Standard for Commercial Vessels (NSCV Part D), which has been developed over the past few years was, was incorporated...
Comment on possession limits by Friday
22 Sep 2011
Have your say on the options for the introduction of fish possession limits before Friday 28 October 5pm.
New VHF Safety Network launched
05 Sep 2011
The new $1.5 million marine safety communications network has been officially switched on, providing coverage right across South Australian coastal waters.
West Beach webcam live, more to come
25 Aug 2011
A new webcam overlooking the West Beach boat ramp and the waters to its south west has been installed in the tower at the Adelaide Sailing Club.
David v Goliath: the dangers of big ships
15 Aug 2011
A dramatic collision between a yacht and a tanker in the UK serves as a reminder of the very real dangers of getting too close to big ships.
Near misses risking lives
12 Aug 2011
Keen whale watchers have recently witnessed a number of incidents where boats have had to swerve at the last minute to avoid colliding with the semi submerged mammals.
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