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Sydney Harbour Ferries
Commercially rated Yanmar marine diesel
engines have been selected to re-power all
four Supercat ferries, operating on Sydney
The vessels, built in 2001, have each been
re-powered with a pair of Yanmar 6AY-WGT
engines, boosting the power of each ferry
To achieve the tight requirements of the
commuter timetable, the Supercat skippers
need to quickly achieve and maintain 25
knots. With the original engines installed,
the top speed of 25 knots provided virtually
zero margin for error.
Harbour City Ferries engineers removed
the old engines and installed the new
Yanmar engines at their Balmain shipyard.
The opportunity was taken to replace the
control systems and also swap the exhaust
to a two stage wet system. The props were
Harbour City Ferries is considered one
of the largest passenger ferry operators in
Australia. The company carries 15 million
passengers annually and boasts a fleet of
Power Equipment –
Need boat furniture?
Want high quality, stylish yet affordable
deck chairs or a table for your boat and tired
of spending hours trying to find a supplier?
Deck&Galley have got you seated.
Recently launched, Deck&Galley are
proud to be Australia’s first online dedicated
boat furniture retailer. You’ll find the widest
range of marine suitable chairs and folding
tables from the world’s best brands all online
at great prices.
Whether you’re looking for a low cost
folding chair to make the fishing boat more
comfortable, or an Italian made designer set
of furniture fit for a superyacht, Deck&Galley
have the solution.
Deck&Galley is 100% Australian owned
and operated by boat owners, for boat
owners. Payment is simple and secure using
PayPal, plus they offer flat rate $49 shipping
PRODUCT & INDUSTRY REVIEW
Sea Recovery filtration and
Highly experienced in the area of water
filtration and sanitation systems, AMI
Marine will become the new Australian
exclusive premier distributor for Parker Water
Purification Systems range of Sea Recover y
Reverse Osmosis Watermakers.
AMI’s Australia wide ser vice network
will be available to assist with technical
and service related support requirements,
including carrying the range of spare
parts, accessories and consumable items
in support of the Sea Recover y range.
Additionally, Horizon Reverse Osmosis (HRO)
Watermakers Service and Spares will also
Technologically advanced and innovative
in their field, Sea Recover y systems boast both
compact and modular configurations to suit
even restricted interior spaces, able to be
operated remotely from the vessel bridge or
substation with a suitable controller.
Water production varies from 32L/per
hour for Sea Recovery’s most compact leisure
model, through to a massive 50,000L/ph from
their largest commercial unit.
Sea Recovery –
Selden Deck hardware
In last month’s Product & Industry review
an article stated “Seldens Dealer in Australia
is Chapman High Performance Sailing”.
This should have read “Seldens new Deck
Hardware stockist in Sydney is Chapman High
Selden has an extensive network of
dealers throughout Australia and the full list
can be found at <http://w w w.Seldenmast.
Foxtel IQ2 for marine market
TrackSAT has partnered with Foxtel to
offer a one stop solution for all your boating
TV entertainment requirements.
TrackSAT now presents live uninterrupted
sports, movies and all your favourite shows
available on the Foxtel IQ2 box for the marine
The Foxtel IQ2 box allows you to pause live
TV and record your favourite shows to give you
the flexibility to watch what you want when you
want. If you are already a Foxtel subscriber talk
to us about upgrading to Foxtel IQ2.
We can recommend the best and most
affordable satellite dome to access your Foxtel
content using our ultra-quiet technology.
The Game of Thrones, NRL, AFL, 2016
Olympics, get yourself set to watch all your
favourites and we will pay for your first month’s
subscription when purchasing a TrackSAT
satellite antenna before the end of February.
Contact Dee on 0403 864 947 for further
details and view our advert on page 51.
Horseshoe Cove Marine
Horseshoe Cove Marine has been operating
in Pittwater for over 24 years and has a
reputation for excellence in workmanship and
understanding of our customers’ needs.
We have the latest boat handling system
with a hoist having the ability to lift and
transport boats up to 16ft beam and 25 tons, and
a custom built cradle with a lifting capacity of 56
tons, 75ft in length and 20ft beam specifically
designed to lift timber boats and large cruisers.
We have all trades on site to satisfy our
customers’ needs – shipwrights, electricians,
mechanics, detailers etc and our undercover
workshop caters for boats up to 60ft for major
Horseshoe Cove Marine –
email email@example.com .au or ring
our slipway office on 02 9997 1411.
Eco Marine Bedding
Eco Marine Bedding (EMB), a division of
Westhead Marine dedicated to high quality
marine bedding, was officially launched in
Australia at the 2014 Sydney International
EMB is now globally one of the largest
distributors of Flexima mattresses, a purpose-
designed mattress for boats. It is the key product
of EMB and has gone from strength to strength
in both the Australian and New Zealand
markets, receiving rave reviews from those
who now have the benefit of a very comfortable
night’s sleep on their Flexima.
Due to this success, the Austrian
manufacturer of Flexima has granted the
distribution rights for the US to EMB. The US
launch will be at the Miami International Boat
Show in February 2016.
Westhead Marine has moved to new offices
at 51-55 Bassett Street, Mona Vale and will open
an Eco Marine Bedding showroom in Januar y.
Westhead Marine – (02) 9999 6518;
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