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Sydney’s Yanmar Specialist
Phillip Lulic prides himself on his expert
knowledge of Yanmar engines and his ability
to diagnose the most complex mechanical
issues that get thrown his way. Phil, as
customers know him, began Sydney Diesel
Marine (SDM) over seven years ago and has
grown to become Sydney’s go-to Yanmar
With a workshop in Chatswood, it’s SDM’s
fully mobile marine mechanical service that
his customers enjoy the most. Phil likes to
refer to his work boat as the ‘box office’ and
you’ll find him ser vicing marine vessels all
over Sydney Harbour, from leisure vessels
through to the most competitive Rolex Sydney
SDM has a reputation for care and quality
specialised workmanship. Consider SDM for
your Yanmar marine diesel engine needs.
Contact Phil Lulic on 0420 363 077
FixnZip is the best
and most durable zipper
repair product on the
market today worldwide.
It’s a game changer in its
ability to save time, energy and effort when
repairing nearly ANY zip. FixnZip’s innovative
design and ease of use allows for zipper repair
any where and it is non-corrosive.
Every US Nav y Seal now carries FixnZip
in their emergency repair kit. The product
won first place gold medal award in the
outdoor accessories category at the ISPO
Show in Munich Germany in January 2016 for
innovation and durability.
No more replacing the entire zip system
on boat clears, sail bags, life jackets, awnings,
clothing. FixnZip is easy to use, just tighten
the jaws down on the zip, using the thumb
screw. The strong “Jaw” design is adjustable to
give the required tension and hold for any Zip.
A quick video link showing the many
uses of this awesome product https: //w w w.
youtube.com /watch?v = AmrFIbayjSs&t=3s
FixnZip – for locations
PRODUCT & INDUSTRY REVIEW
The SOS Recover y Ladder is a “two-in-
one” design for conscious, uninjured victim
uses ladder, otherwise parbuckle lift. It is
compact and portable, soft, safe, easy to rig
and easy to use.
It performs two types of recovery – using
rungs as a ladder or use entire shape to
horizontally lift victim, ‘parbuckle’ recovery
style. It is a multifunction rescue ladder which
can also hoist crew up with block & tackle/
You can use as ladder or hoist crew up with
your block, tackle/halyard.
SOS Recover y Ladder is easy to use and
suited to rescue able bodied or injured /
disabled crew. The SOS Recover y Ladder is
designed for simplicity and speed and as a
result is straightfor ward to deploy.
The SOS Recover y Ladder advantage –
safety made simpler.
Southern Seas Marine –
New boat logging app makes
cruising life a breeze
Nebo is an innovative new mobile app that
automates the tedious and time-consuming
task of logging sea voyages while also creating
a connected and dynamic global boating
Using advanced geofencing technology,
Nebo automatically creates and records
detailed electronic voyage logs as the vessel
enters or passes through maritime locations.
As well as storing logs within the app, Nebo
emails daily PDF reports to the skipper which
include a detailed log, weather obser vations
and any photos taken along the way. The Daily
Logs are great for record keeping and sharing
with friends and family.
While Nebo provides obvious time-saving
benefits to boaters, it also provides numerous
advantages for others. Nebo makes it easier to
lodge and assess insurance claims for incidents
incurred at sea, helps family and friends follow
the cruising adventures of loved ones, facilitates
accurate expense distributions for shared boats
and syndicate management companies, allows
the monitoring of yacht deliver y progress,
and assists charter companies and regatta
organisers with daily tracking of their fleet.
Nebo – Free download at www.nebo.global
Waterway an Online Cruising Guide
Zulu Water ways is a new online boating
guide that is all about fellow boaters sharing
local knowledge and experiences with the
community. Anyone is able to add and edit
information and the program itself is easy to
use as it is based on Google interactive maps
so has a really familiar feel.
The information available can range from
things like anchorages and navigation advice
to marinas and fuel docks. It even includes
everyday things like bins and taps, it’s pretty
much whatever information people feel will
be useful to other sailors. It is looking ver y
promising already, with icons being added
daily, both in Australia and around the world.
Browsing the icons makes for some enjoyable
The best part, it’s free to use and the
Australian developers are committed to keeping
it that way.
Waterway an Online Cruising Guide –
www.zuluwaterways.com, or download the
iOS or Android apps from the respective
Helly Hansen opens its newest retail store
in Sydney’s iconic Middle Harbour Yacht Club.
The store will focus on bringing the best
expression of Helly Hansen’s sailing and
nautical range to life.
The grand opening will coincide with
the Sydney Harbour Regatta this month with
which Helly Hansen have had a long proud
history of supporting.
Helly Hansen –
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