12 metre cruiser catches fire off Ballina coastline

Story Published: 14 Dec 2015

A 12 metre cruiser has been towed to Ballina by Marine Rescue NSW after an engine fire this morning.

Boat, Editors Picks, Emergency Services, Fire

Across France by le boat

Story Published: 7 Nov 2015

A WORK colleague told me a few years ago about a holiday he experienced in southern France. It took me three years to get...

Boat, France, Travel, Weekend Magazine

Boatie named a hero after saving man burnt by explosion

Story Published: 9 Apr 2015

THE quick actions of a boat operator to rescue an injured man after an explosion on his boat have been praised by emergency...

Boat, Editors Picks, Fire, Police, Whitsundays

Dad's boat stolen just 13 mins after falling from car

Story Published: 31 Oct 2015

IT ONLY took thieves 13 minutes to steal David Springer’s boat and trailer he left on Booral Rd, after it ripped off the...

Boat, Editors Picks, Fishing, River Heads, Thieves, Urangan

WATCH: Salvaged 41-foot cruiser is towed out to sea

Story Published: 12 Aug 2015

A crowd of people have gathered to watch the operation, which is also expected to include two Volunteer Marine Rescue...

Boat, Editors Picks, Hervey Bay, Torquay Beach

Man jumps from burning boat on Gold Coast

Story Published: 3 Sep 2015

A MAN has been taken to hospital with burns to his hands after a fire broke out on a boat at the Gold Coast.

Boat, Editors Picks, Fire, Gold Coast

Aussies rescued from burning NZ tour boat

Story Published: 19 Jan 2016

Terrified passengers on a tour boat leaped from the upper deck of the blazing vessel into the choppy ocean off New Zealand...

Boat, Editors Picks, Fire, New Zealand, Rescue

Boatie, 84, survives Marcia in a wet suit while boat sinks

Story Published: 5 Mar 2015

LYING in the grass waiting for Cyclone Marcia to pass, Hugh Hunter prayed for survival.

Boat, Cyclone Marcia, Fitzroy River, Gettingout

Another boat of asylum seekers intercepted in Aus waters

Story Published: 17 Oct 2012

MORE than 130 illegal immigrants were intercepted in a boat in Australian waters east of Christmas Island as another 36 Sri...

Asylum Seekers, Australian Government, Boat, Christmas Island, Nauru, Sri Lanka

Skipper dies aboard boat moored off Fraser Island

Story Published: 12 Jan 2015

A BOAT was towed back to the Urangan harbour on Sunday after the lone skipper’s body was found onboard at the weekend.

Boat, Died, Editors Picks, Fraser Island, Hervey Bay, Man, Urangan Boat Harbour

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