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BIA Victoria 2021 Annual Report

The BIA of Victoria have announced that the Annual General Meeting was successfully conducted Tuesday 26 April via zoom. The following is their Annual Report.  Information about the proceedings and outcome from that meeting can be found in News.

BIA Victoria 2021 Annual Report

Are you Boat Ready?

April 2022 – Transport for NSW has launched a new judgment-based advertising campaign called ‘Are You Boat Ready? Plan, Prepare, Predict’.

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Racing Rules 2021-2024 Blue Book

Copyright and publishing by Australian Sailing

The 2021 – 2024 Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) of World Sailing, the Prescriptions of Australian Sailing.

The Racing Rules of Sailing are effective from and 1 January 2021

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USA – Key findings from a comprehensive study of recent boat buyers

In an industry recently in the USA, Jerry Mona of Left Brain Marketing, Inc. shared key findings from a comprehensive study of recent boat buyers by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF), Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) and NMMA.

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Victorian Boating Facility Design Guidelines

Victoria has approximately 2,500 kilometres of coastline and there are more than 120 bays, inlets and estuaries along its length.The state also has more than 85,000km of rivers and 13,000 natural wetlands. There are over 400 public boat ramps across the state that can provide access to these waterways. This has resulted in a large variety of navigable waterways in which boating requirements may differ substantially.

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Australian Sailing Strategic Plan 2022-2032

SAILING 2032 is the platform from which Australian Sailing and our key partners will make exciting changes to what we do, when we do it, how we do it, where we do it, and who we do it with.

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Economic Activity Associated with Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

It is perhaps most difficult to quantify the positive amenity values or externalities that arise by the continuing success of The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (“the Show”). In bringing the world’s boat-related industry to Fort Lauderdale, the community both enhances and reinforces its historic identity as the boating capital of the world. The Show also serves to introduce the region’s diverse attractions to the world.

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Victorian Recreational Boating Strategy Action Plan – 2021/22

The Victorian Government has established the Better Boating Fund. The amount going into the Better Boating Fund will be the equivalent of all revenue generated from marine licences and vessel registration.

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Boating Incidents in NSW Statistical Report 2020

This report outlines the latest statistics in relation to each priority safety areas and provides an update on how the state is tracking against the plan’s fatality and serious injury targets.

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New South Wales Superyacht Guide

In partnership with Destination NSW, Superyacht Australia has produced a New South Wales Superyacht Guide with key information for visiting superyachts on marinas, marine services and local attractions to assist with itinerary planning.

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