The BIA Victoria have advised of the passing of industry veteran Alister Payne.
Alister was the partner of another industry stalwart and, current Board member of BIAV Peter Buckingham, who together first entered the Marine Industry in 1970 when they opened Reef Marine in Heidelberg Rd, Darebin. This was a Johnson outboard dealership, in a vacated BP service station. The duo also opened up Inland Marine at Eildon Boat Club. Alister was a character and very well known in the Marine industry.
A memorial service will be held at Teller, 81 Lygon St in Brunswick, Thursday 15 March at 2.30pm.
Rest in Peace.
Fair winds and following seas.