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  • DYT yacht transport keeping Rivergate Marina & Shipyard busy in the New Year

    TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 03 2015

    Rivergate Marina and Shipyard has kicked off the New Year with some exciting arrivals and departures, thanks in part to DYT Yacht Transport services. The last three months our project management team

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  • The Remarkable STS Young Endeavour Returns to Rivergate

    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26 2014

    In 2014 Rivergate was visited by historical Sailing Yacht, the STS Young Endeavour. Young Endeavour was a gift from the United Kingdom to the Government and people of Australia to mark the Bicentenary in 1988.

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  • Tahiti Rendezvous Review

    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26 2014

    Opening the Superyacht charter season in Tahiti in style,  Superyacht Australia hosted a day of events on Marina Taina in Papeete on Friday 27th June. The event aims to showcase the significant infrastructure and capability of the Australian Superyacht and marine sector, and promote Australia as a first class cruising destination.  Since the first event […]

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  • Social News - November 2014

    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26 2014

    Rivergate would like to welcome our newest staff members, Jason, Kirstine, Lara and Kelly. Jason has joined Rivergate as Dockmaster. Jason has an extensive knowledge of boats, having run a Marina in NSW for 10 years. Seeking to work for a bigger business with more opportunity, he decided to make the move to Brisbane and […]

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  • MY SuRi Project Review

    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26 2014

    In September 2013, Motor Yacht SuRi cruised into Rivergate. Originally named Rosanna Herbert, the 63 metre yacht was built in 1978 by Halter Marine as an oil rig supply boat. The boat was then converted into a crab fishing boat where she featured under the name ‘Fierce Contender’ as an expedition ship on popular American […]

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  • Rivergate’s Newest Tenant ECA Maritime College

    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26 2014

    Rivergate are excited to welcome ECA Maritime College as the latest tenants to join the centre. ECA have been operating for the past 9 years in Cairns and Gladstone and it is due to their client’s demand that they’ve now opened in Brisbane. ECA are a private Maritime College offering both Australian and International training […]

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  • Marina Report - November 2014

    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26 2014

    It has been an interesting time around the Marina during 2014. A visit by the high speed “Team Australia” racing trimaran and an associated corporate event was a great success. The ever popular ‘Young Endeavor” paid another visit to Rivergate along with other notable vessels such as Encore, Eclipse and the tri masted Southern Cloud. […]

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  • Shipyard Report - November 2014

    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26 2014

    The Rivergate Shipyard has been enjoying a busy year in 2014. Our shipyard occupancy rates are remaining high with a steady stream of larger vessels coming into the yard for large scale refit works. Telephone and email enquiries are up and bookings have remained constant. Rivergate Shipyard has hosted some long term international guests in […]

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  • Project Review 67 Metre MY Golden Shadow

    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26 2014

    In December 2013, 67 metre research fleet vessel MY Golden Shadow steamed to Rivergate Marina & Shipyard specifically for maintenance and repair works. This modern research vessel is a part of the Golden Fleet, whose Saudi Arabian owner (who is a keen oceanographer) makes the vessel available for scientific purposes worldwide in support of the […]

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  • Captains Blog MY Kokomo II

    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26 2014

    We are a 35m Jack Hargreaves designed launch, built in 1987, ex-Achilles II. 1 week into our annual yard period, and we are well into the “opening things up” stage! Being in the shed at Rivergate Shipyard is fantastic, the wind and rain that has hit Brisbane (and most of QLD) this year, hasn’t affected […]

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