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Man missing after boating accident

Story Published: 18 Apr 2012

POLICE are searching the Gold Coast coastline for a man who went missing after capsizing a homemade fishing boat on...

Rough seas hamper rescue effort

Story Published: 4 Jul 2012

EXTREMELY rough conditions are making it difficult for an Australian Navy vessel to help a boat carrying asylum seekers.

Huge toll as boat sinks

Story Published: 19 Dec 2011

MORE than 200 asylum seekers are feared to have died after their boat sank off Java.

Appeal to find owner of sunken vessel

Story Published: 27 Jan 2013

POLICE are appealing for public assistance following a marine incident that occurred in the Fitzroy River early this...

Thoughts of family kept Max alive

Story Published: 13 Jun 2012

MAX BALL'S family gave him the strength to stay afloat.

Search continues for missing man

Story Published: 19 Apr 2012

A SEARCH for a man who went missing after his boat capsized on the Gold Coast has reached its second day.

Voyage to win hearts

Story Published: 14 May 2012

OLD sea merchants, doctors, bricklayers and thrill seekers met at Urangan Marina at the weekend to take one of the year's...

Breaching humpback whale lands on top of moving boat

Story Published: 10 Aug 2013

A HUMPBACK whale breached off Fraser Island and landed on top of a moving passenger boat. Although the boat was damaged, no...

Boaties can fix chips, scratches in under 10 seconds

Story Published: 14 Jan 2014

A SUNSHINE Coast man has developed a product that enables scratches, chips and cracks in boats or jet skis to be repaired...

Blow for anti-whaling campaign

Story Published: 31 Dec 2011

THE forced departure of two thirds of the Sea Shepherd fleet from the Southern Ocean has dealt a blow to the 2012...

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