Motor Cruiser Articles
The facts don't lie. Of the 174 boating fatalities in NSW in the past decade, just over half resulted from a person falling overboard or a vessel capsizing. Drowning was the primary cause of death, and only seven per cent of victims were known to have been wearing a lifejacket...read more
CRASH REPORT HUMAN error and a lack of navigation lights on the private motor cruiser MV Merinda contributed to its fatal collision with a ferry under the Sydney Harbour Bridge, a year-long investigation has found. The report by the Office of Transport Safety Investigations also found that the ferry Pam Burridge..read more
A NEW motor cruiser had to be towed back to the Newcastle marina from off Stockton Beach yesterday after its engine began blowing smoke.
Police are investigating an explosion which destroyed a motor cruiser boat on the Currambene River, at Myola, on Saturday. A man who heard the explosion at 4am found thick smoke and flames coming from the boat which had broken its moorings. The NSW Fire Brigade from Callala Bay..read more