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The combined presence of an an active racing and cruising community and a large fishing fleet has resulted in an excellent range of repair facilities unequalled for thousands of miles. Workshops, chandleries and service units offer a comprehensive range of marine repair facilities in the mooring basin area. The CBD is a five minute walk up the hill. Most essential spare parts are available, as are nautical charts for local and neighbouring waters.

Careening poles are available at the Dinah Beach Yacht Club for those who prefer to do their own work between tides. This is also possible at the Darwin Sailing Club which has its own careening piles.

Coringle Slipway
Perkins Shipping Group , Frances Bay Drive , Darwin NT 0800, Australia
Tel:+61(0)8 8941 2836 Fax:+61(0)8 8941 2585
Has a 60 and 500 ton slipway.
Cullen Bay Slipway
Cullen Bay Marina , Cullen Bay NT 0820 , Darwin, Australia
Tel:+61(0)8 8941 7544 Fax:+61 (0)8 8941 7566
40 ton rail slipway, repairs, chandlery. Owned by Darwin Shipstores.
Darwin Ship Repair & Engineering
Frances Bay Drive, Darwin NT 0800 , (GPO Box 4696) , Darwin NT 0801, Australia
Tel:+61 8 8981 4244 Fax:+61 8 8981 8729
2550 ton synchrolift
Spot On Marine
50 Colivas Road , Fannie Bay , NT 0820 Australia
Tel:+61(0)8 8981 7244 Fax:+61 (0)8 8981 2510
OMC, Evinrude agent. Also has 50 ton travelift and boatyard facility. GRP repair. Boatyard. Boat maintenance and repair.

Engine Repair

ABC Boating Centre
24 Winnellie Road , Winnellie
Tel:+61(0) 8 8947 0882
Johnson agent.
Askensmith Marine
416 Stuart Nighway (PO Box 36146) , Winnellie , Darwin NT 0820
Tel:+61(0)8 8947 0287
Repairs, Sales & service of Yanmar, Honda, Perkins, Lister, Isuzu, John Deere engines. Watermakers.
Boatland Winnellie
2/524 Stuart Highway , Winnellie , NT 0820 Australia
Tel:+61(0) 8 8984 3277
Agents for Mercury, Mariner, Volvo Penta.
Coringle Slipway
Perkins Shipping Group , Frances Bay Drive , Darwin NT 0800, Australia
Tel:+61(0)8 8941 2836 Fax:+61(0)8 8941 2585
Has a 60 and 500 ton slipway.
Darwin Marine Engineering Specialists
Unit 1 Fishermans Wharf , Frances Bay , Darwin NT 0800
Tel:+61 (0)8 8981 6566 Fax:+61(0)8 8981 6744
Marine and general engineering. Engine alignments, mechanical, hydraulics, pumps, winches, gearboxes, specialist welding.
Darwin Ship Repair & Engineering
Frances Bay Drive, Darwin NT 0800 , (GPO Box 4696) , Darwin NT 0801, Australia
Tel:+61 8 8981 4244 Fax:+61 8 8981 8729
2550 ton synchrolift
Detroit Diesel
18 Mendis Road , East Arm, NT 0822 , Australia
Tel:+61(0)8 8984 3155
Perkins agent.
Fin's Engine Room
6 Wearing Cresent , Winnellie , NT 0820
Tel:+61 0408 89 8 389 Fax:+61(0) 8 8945 4474
Spot On Marine
50 Colivas Road , Fannie Bay , NT 0820 Australia
Tel:+61(0)8 8981 7244 Fax:+61 (0)8 8981 2510
OMC, Evinrude agent. Also has 50 ton travelift and boatyard facility. GRP repair. Boatyard. Boat maintenance and repair.

Mechanical Repair

Darwin Marine Engineering Specialists
Unit 1 Fishermans Wharf , Frances Bay , Darwin NT 0800
Tel:+61 (0)8 8981 6566 Fax:+61(0)8 8981 6744
Marine and general engineering. Engine alignments, mechanical, hydraulics, pumps, winches, gearboxes, specialist welding.
Darwin Ship Repair & Engineering
Frances Bay Drive, Darwin NT 0800 , (GPO Box 4696) , Darwin NT 0801, Australia
Tel:+61 8 8981 4244 Fax:+61 8 8981 8729
2550 ton synchrolift
ElectroMech Marine Services
Tel:+61 0408 328 061
EMS carry out all diesel engine and gearbox servicing, generator servicing , fault finding and repair. Fault finding of AC systems and DC inverter/charging systems. Shaft and hull surveys for commercial customers, stern tube bearing replacements, vessel re-powering, calibration services for oily water separators , hydraulic repairs, servicing and more. Also a service agent for WIA/Miller/Hobart welders.
Enzed
117 Winnellie Road , Winnellie , NT 0820 Australia
Tel:+61(0)8 8984 4190 Fax:+61 (0)8 8947 0914
Sales & service of hoses and fittings.
Fin's Engine Room
6 Wearing Cresent , Winnellie , NT 0820
Tel:+61 0408 89 8 389 Fax:+61(0) 8 8945 4474
Frances Bay Marine
4 Mavie Street , Frances Bay , Darwin, NT 0800
Tel:+61(0)8 8981 4588 Fax:+61 (0)8 8981 4574
Mobile: 0418 890130. Metalwork, transmission repair.
Industrial Electrical Services
Lot 4738, Cochrane Road , Hudson Creek, Bernimah , NT 0828, Australia
Tel:+61(0)8 89477180. Fax:+61(0)8 8947 7182
Hydraulics and generator repair.

Electrics & Electronics

Darwin Ship Repair & Engineering
Frances Bay Drive, Darwin NT 0800 , (GPO Box 4696) , Darwin NT 0801, Australia
Tel:+61 8 8981 4244 Fax:+61 8 8981 8729
2550 ton synchrolift
Industrial Electrical Services
Lot 4738, Cochrane Road , Hudson Creek, Bernimah , NT 0828, Australia
Tel:+61(0)8 89477180. Fax:+61(0)8 8947 7182
Hydraulics and generator repair.
Marcom Electronic Services
2/64 Marina Boulevard , Cullen Bay , Darwin, Australia
Tel:+61(0)8 8981 0577
N.T. Marine Engineering
U11/ 110 Reichardt Road , Winnellie, NT 0820 , Australia
Tel:+61 (0)8 8947 4498
NAVCOM Electronics
19 Fishermans Place , Frances Bay Drive , Darwin, NT 0800
Tel:+61(0)8 8981 1311 Fax:+61(0)8 8981 8940
Opening hours: 0800-1700hrs
Agents for: Furuno, ICOM, Garmin, Simrad, B&G, MaxSea, JRC, TMQ, Raytheon.
Northern Australian Radio & Electronic Services
418 Stuart Highway
Tel:+61 (0)8 8947 0058
Seafleet Marine
10/23 Tannadice Street , Winnellie , Darwin NT 0820 Australaia
Tel:+61(0)8 8981 5880 Fax:+61(0)8 8981 5880
Rigging/Sail Repairs Electrical and Electronics General Hardware
Taylor Marine
20 Fishermen's Wharf , Frances Bay , Darwin NT 0800 Australia
Tel:+61(0)8 8941 1430
Furuno agent.
Wheelhouse Marine
Atkins Drive , Fannie Bay , NT 0820 Australia
Tel:+61 (08) 8981 2948 - Mob: 0428 382047 Fax:+61 (08)8981 1043
Install and repair Computer Navigation Systems including (Maxsea, CPlott), Autopilots, GPS systems, Depth Sounders, All Mobile Communications at sea.

Rigs & Sails

Seafleet Marine
10/23 Tannadice Street , Winnellie , Darwin NT 0820 Australaia
Tel:+61(0)8 8981 5880 Fax:+61(0)8 8981 5880
Rigging/Sail Repairs Electrical and Electronics General Hardware
Shade Works
Winnellie Road , Winnellie
Tel:+61(0)8 8984 3873
Also awnings, wind scoops and upholstery.
The Yacht Shop
Darwin Sailing Club,Atkins Drive , Fannie Bay , Northern Territory 0820
Tel:+61(0)8 8981 2948 Fax:+61(0)8 8941 1043 ,VHF Channel 16
Opening hours: 08:00-17:30 Monday to Friday, 08:00-15:00 Saturday
Located next to the Darwin Sailing Club, Fannie Bay. Comprehensive range of boating gear and services

Canvas Work

Seafleet Marine
10/23 Tannadice Street , Winnellie , Darwin NT 0820 Australaia
Tel:+61(0)8 8981 5880 Fax:+61(0)8 8981 5880
Rigging/Sail Repairs Electrical and Electronics General Hardware
The Canopy Man
17 Bishop Street , Stuart Park , Darwin NT 0820
Tel:+61(0)8 8981 8181 Fax:+61(0)8 8981 8102
Marine upholstery, awnings and canvas work.

Metalwork

Beaver Bay Autos
Shed 10, 99 Reichardt Road , winnellie , NT 0820, Australia
Tel:+61 (08) 8947 4415
Darwin Marine Engineering
Unit 1 / Fisherman's Wharf , Darwin NT 0800 , Australia
Tel:+61 (08) 8931 4077
Welding / Metalwork
Fingers Aluminium
46 Hickman Street , Winnellie , NT
Tel:+61 (08)8984 3582 - mob 0407 461384
Welding / Metalwork

Hull & GRP Repair

Bob's Welding & Sheet Metal
Unit 2 , 99 Reichardt Road , Winnellie NT 0820
Tel:+61(0)8 8947 4972 Fax:+61 (0)8 8947 3242
Stainless steel and aluminium fabrication, Sheet metal roller, plasma cutter, MIG & TIG oxy and arc welding
Darwin Fibreglass
110 Winnellie Road , Winnellie 0820 , Australia
Tel:+61(0)8 8947 0102
Fingers Aluminium
46 Hickman Street , Winnellie , NT 0820 Darwin, Australia
Tel:+61(0)8 8984 3582 Mob 0407 461384 Fax:+61(0)8 8984 3700
Aluminium fabrication/welding.
Frances Bay Marine
4 Mavie Street , Frances Bay , Darwin, NT 0800
Tel:+61(0)8 8981 4588 Fax:+61 (0)8 8981 4574
Mobile: 0418 890130. Metalwork, transmission repair.
Spot On Marine
50 Colivas Road , Fannie Bay , NT 0820 Australia
Tel:+61(0)8 8981 7244 Fax:+61 (0)8 8981 2510
OMC, Evinrude agent. Also has 50 ton travelift and boatyard facility. GRP repair. Boatyard. Boat maintenance and repair.
Viking Fibreglass Industries
Bishop Street , Stuart Park , NT 0820, Australia
Tel:+61(0)8 8942 3000 Fax:+61(0)8 8942 3011

Refrigeration

David James Refrigeration
Howard Springs , NT 0835
Tel:+61 0427 276 007 Fax:+61 08 8983 3134
Refrigeration and air conditioning
Rado Refrigeration
Frances Bay , Mooring Basin
Tel:+61(0)8 8981 5944 Fax:+61(0)8 8981 3977
Mobile:0412 953380. - Karl Radonich

Liferafts & Inflatables

Amdac
PO Box 1296 , Darwin , NT 0800, Australia
Tel:+61 8 89817012 Fax:+61 8 8981 0889
Liferaft Servicing
Nautical Supplies
80 Frances Bay Drive , Darwin NT 0800 , Australia
Tel:+61(0)8 8981 6651
Agent for Avon, RFD, Beaufort. Also dinghy repairs.
Seafleet Marine
10/23 Tannadice Street , Winnellie , Darwin NT 0820 Australaia
Tel:+61(0)8 8981 5880 Fax:+61(0)8 8981 5880
Rigging/Sail Repairs Electrical and Electronics General Hardware
Wiltrading
153 Coonawarra Road , Winnellie , NT 0820, Australia
Tel:+61 1800 003 473+61 8 9435 9080
smurphy
smurphy says:
Sep 06, 2017 08:54 AM

When clearing out, make sure to contact Border Security at least 24 hours before you wish to attend the office to get an appointment. We tried to turn up and clear out, but were told to leave some paperwork and come back the next day. The Darwin office has made this a local requirement so they can have your paperwork ready. Their email address is darwin.shipping@border.gov.au

Tientos
Tientos says:
Oct 20, 2015 04:33 AM

The clearance by Aquatic Biosecurity is now down to 10 hours. May be completed at Cullen Bay pontoon or at anchorage in Fannie Bay.

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Australia, Whitsundays: Navigate with care in the wake of Cyclone Debbie

Australia, Whitsundays: Navigate with care in the wake of Cyclone Debbie  (26 Apr 2017)

Australia: Yachts damaged and sunk as the Whitsundays bears the brunt of Tropical Cyclone Debbie

Australia: Yachts damaged and sunk as the Whitsundays bears the brunt of Tropical Cyclone Debbie  (29 Mar 2017)

Australia: Tropical Cyclone Debbie Strengthens as it Approaches Landfall in Queensland

Australia: Tropical Cyclone Debbie Strengthens as it Approaches Landfall in Queensland  (26 Mar 2017)

Southern Indian Ocean Rescue: Yacht dismasted

Southern Indian Ocean Rescue: Yacht dismasted  (19 Mar 2017)

Australia, New South Wales: Anchoring Laws Update

Australia, New South Wales: Anchoring Laws Update  (14 Mar 2017)

NZ to Australia: Sailors rescued in rough seas off Sydney

NZ to Australia: Sailors rescued in rough seas off Sydney  (09 Mar 2017)

Southeast Asia Pilot - 25 years in print

Southeast Asia Pilot - 25 years in print  (16 Nov 2016)

Australia: Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources increase fees by an average of 17.5%

Australia: Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources increase fees by an average of 17.5%  (14 Aug 2016)

Cruising to Australia: Bundaberg Port Marina Partners with Down Under Rally for 2016

Cruising to Australia: Bundaberg Port Marina Partners with Down Under Rally for 2016   (13 Apr 2016)

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Southern Indian Ocean: Missing South African yacht search focuses west of Perth, Australia  (11 Mar 2015)

Australia, Queensland: Bundaberg Port Hardstand and Shiplift Facility Summer Dry Storage Special

Australia, Queensland: Bundaberg Port Hardstand and Shiplift Facility Summer Dry Storage Special  (17 Sep 2014)

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Australia to New Zealand: Four planes and a container ship rescue yacht  (14 Sep 2014)

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Tsunami test across Indian Ocean beginning 9 September  (07 Sep 2014)

Vanuatu to Queensland: How concrete/cement saved a yacht from sinking

Vanuatu to Queensland: How concrete/cement saved a yacht from sinking  (17 Aug 2014)

Australia, Mackay: World ARC 2014-15 reaches half-way point

Australia, Mackay: World ARC 2014-15 reaches half-way point  (23 Jul 2014)

Australia Customs: Move to make pleasure craft reporting and clearance totally electronic

Australia Customs: Move to make pleasure craft reporting and clearance totally electronic  (12 May 2014)

Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia to Sydney: Pacific Climate Warriors calling all sailboats

Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia to Sydney: Pacific Climate Warriors calling all sailboats  (12 May 2014)

NE Australia: Ports shut as Cat 5 Cyclone due to hit tomorrow

NE Australia: Ports shut as Cat 5 Cyclone due to hit tomorrow  (09 Apr 2014)

Timor Sea, 80nm from Darwin: Sunken yacht discovered by trawler

Timor Sea, 80nm from Darwin: Sunken yacht discovered by trawler  (27 Mar 2014)

Australia, North Queensland: Cyclone Dylan intensifies

Australia, North Queensland: Cyclone Dylan intensifies  (30 Jan 2014)

Vanuatu to Australia Rally identified as favourite for drug cartel

Vanuatu to Australia Rally identified as favourite for drug cartel   (06 Dec 2013)

Southern Indian Ocean: Missing sailor Eddie Anker now presumed lost

Southern Indian Ocean: Missing sailor Eddie Anker now presumed lost  (29 Sep 2013)

Globalizing Scientific Study of Ocean Health: The Catlin Seaview Survey

Globalizing Scientific Study of Ocean Health: The Catlin Seaview Survey  (23 Sep 2013)

Australia, Queensland: Bundaberg Regional Council invest in international visiting yachts

Australia, Queensland: Bundaberg Regional Council invest in international visiting yachts  (22 Sep 2013)

Tasman Sea: Searchers for yacht Nina find a new satellite image

Tasman Sea: Searchers for yacht Nina find a new satellite image  (12 Sep 2013)

South Pacific, Vanuatu: Yacht drug haul spells difficulties for cruising sailors

South Pacific, Vanuatu: Yacht drug haul spells difficulties for cruising sailors  (30 Aug 2013)

South Pacific: Dates confirmed for the NZ 2 OZ Rally

South Pacific: Dates confirmed for the NZ 2 OZ Rally  (26 Aug 2013)

New Guinea, West Papua: Warning about Protest Flotilla

New Guinea, West Papua: Warning about Protest Flotilla  (22 Aug 2013)

Sail 2 Indonesia: New Rally by the Island Cruising Association for 2014

Sail 2 Indonesia: New Rally by the Island Cruising Association for 2014  (09 Jul 2013)

Tasman Sea: Family plead for missing schooner search to continue

Tasman Sea: Family plead for missing schooner search to continue  (01 Jul 2013)

Tasmania: Police puzzled after experienced yachtsman found dead off Flinders Island

Tasmania: Police puzzled after experienced yachtsman found dead off Flinders Island  (06 Jun 2013)

Great New Service for noonsite users: Get notified of cruising news, reports and country updates as they are posted

Great New Service for noonsite users: Get notified of cruising news, reports and country updates as they are posted  (23 May 2013)

June 8th is World Oceans Day: Create or Join an event near you

June 8th is World Oceans Day: Create or Join an event near you  (17 May 2013)

Cargo Ship Rescues Australian Sailor in the Pacific Ocean

Cargo Ship Rescues Australian Sailor in the Pacific Ocean  (16 May 2013)

Yacht Search: Call out for overdue sailor in the Indian Ocean

Yacht Search: Call out for overdue sailor in the Indian Ocean  (16 May 2013)

Western Australia, Augusta: New Boat Harbour on target for completion mid-2014

Western Australia, Augusta: New Boat Harbour on target for completion mid-2014  (28 Apr 2013)

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Australia, Bundaberg: 2013 Port2Port Yacht Rally Cancelled  (21 Mar 2013)

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Australia, Queensland: An Update on Marina Flood Damage  (05 Mar 2013)

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Summary of Security & Piracy Reports 2012  (28 Feb 2013)

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Australia, Queensland: Notices to Mariners on Google Earth  (11 Feb 2013)

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Australia: Superstorm Hits East Coast  (29 Jan 2013)

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Australia: Marine Imray Charts App just released for iPad  (23 Jan 2013)

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Australia: Pantaenius opens new office  (19 Oct 2012)

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Australia: Air Canada crew & passengers help locate stranded yacht   (17 Oct 2012)

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Double-handed crew rescued in Indian Ocean  (25 Sep 2012)

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Tonga: Australian Yacht Wrecked and Crew Missing - Search Suspended  (21 Jun 2012)

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Australia Gold Coast: Sanctuary Cove Boat Show  (15 May 2012)

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Some Good News Regarding the International Certificate of Competence  (07 Mar 2012)

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Drugs Found on Yacht in Bundaberg, Australia  (14 Nov 2011)

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Indian Coastguard Rescue 2 Australians Adrift  (18 Oct 2011)

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British sailors missing at sea between South Africa and Australia  (08 Sep 2011)

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Australia: Queensland to tighten boating safety regulations  (03 Aug 2011)

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Candian Yachtsman tells of rescue in eight-metre swell   (02 Aug 2011)

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Australia, Llewellyn Reef: Long Distance Cruisers Run Aground  (07 Jul 2011)

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Queensland Government Launches Superyacht Portal   (25 May 2011)

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The Latest Information on Yacht Transport Voyages  (08 Mar 2011)

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Severe Tropical Cyclone NE of Cairns  (02 Feb 2011)

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Great Barrier Reef Deluged with Tonnes of Toxic Water   (13 Jan 2011)

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Australia: Couple rescued from sinking yacht  (15 Nov 2010)

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Around Australia Ocean Race and Rally Cancelled  (08 Jun 2010)

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Australian family shipwrecked on MogMog, Micronesia  (17 May 2010)

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Australian Sailors can help Haiti  (24 Mar 2010)

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Swiss solo sailor successfully rescued after whale strike  (26 Nov 2009)

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Update to Arrival Notification for Australia  (08 Nov 2009)

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OceansWatch to tour the Australian East Coast  (30 Oct 2009)

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Product Recall - Burke Marine Deluxe & Standard Bosun Chairs  (21 Oct 2009)

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Effects of Montaro Gas Spill North West Australia  (02 Oct 2009)

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Yacht Collides with Cargo Ship - Australia  (10 Sep 2009)

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New Around Australia Race and Rally  (24 Jun 2009)

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Cyclone Hamish passes Whitsundays, but More Danger South   (11 Mar 2009)

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Cruise Ship Rescues Sailors on Reef  (25 Nov 2008)

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Useful Clarification of Australian Pre-Arrival Notification Rule  (22 Nov 2008)

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C-MAP MAX Chart Products – Alert for NE Australia  (20 Oct 2008)

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Queensland, Australia - Missing Yacht  (14 Sep 2008)

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Australian Reef Claims Another Cruising Boat  (06 Sep 2008)

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'Ghost ship' Deaths an Accident   (10 Aug 2008)

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World ARC Rally Yacht Strikes Reef off Cairns  (06 Aug 2008)

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Yacht Abandoned off West New Caledonia Coast  (30 Jul 2008)

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New Rally Cairns to Louisiades Archipelago, PNG - Entry List Closed  (20 Jul 2008)

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Yacht Express Makes Debut Down Under  (18 Jul 2008)

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An Increase in Australian Quarantine Clearance Fees  (08 Jul 2008)

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Watch out for Whales May to September  (17 Jun 2008)

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Couple's Tragic Accident - Correction To Previous News Item  (21 May 2008)

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Early Signs That Australian Customs Are Easing Up On Yachts  (17 Apr 2008)

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DYT Announces New Routes and Voyages  (12 Dec 2007)

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Australian Customs Impose Tough New Notification Rule  (22 Mar 2007)

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New Zealand Citizens Now Need Visas For Torres Strait Area  (26 May 2006)

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New Australian biofouling protocol for arriving yachts  (04 Oct 2005)

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Brunei Bay Radio Services  (23 Feb 2005)

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South East Asian Maritime Net frequency modification  (13 Jul 2004)

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Bundaberg Set to Become Australia's Favourite Cruising Destination  (01 Nov 2003)

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Weather Websites for SE Asia  (01 Feb 2003)