Flash Back Friday! Here's a Pacific Marine ad that was doing the rounds in 1981. 37 years later we are still selling Sportscraft boats and still on Tapleys Hill Road (just down the road a bit)... Just make sure you call us on 84442444 instead though! ...
Pacific Marine are again happy to be sponsoring and entering the Coast 2 Coast Tuna Tournament 2018! This weekend the action will be on, off Victor Harbor. We will be there with a new Bar Crusher Boats 670HT and our own mighty Sportscraft 585 Fish Hunter in survey spec! ...
We did it! We are proud to announce that we are the winners of the Club Marine Insurance SA 'Platinum Dealer of the Year' Award for 2017! Well earned by all after making it a record breaking year! 👊👏 Thank you to you, our customers who have helped us achieve the title! Remember... If you need Insurance for your boat... come and see us! 👍 ...
These new laws are in place so please familiarize yourself with them before you get out on the water next!
$20 UPGRADE VOUCHERS ACCEPTED AT PACIFIC MARINE The Government are conducting a voucher system where if you hand in your old Life Jacket they will supply you with a voucher which will get you $20 off when upgrading at Pacific Marine.
New regulations are in effect and all boaters need to know what to do to make sure that they and their crew comply.
An awareness and education phase will be undertaken by DPTI Marine Safety Officers for 12 months, after which all boaters will need to comply.
Motor boats less than 4.8 metres in length:
All persons on aboard must wear a lifejacket suitable for their area of operation, at all times when underway or at anchor.
Motor boats 4.8 m to 12 m in length:
Children less than 12 years of age must wear a lifejacket at all times when on the open deck, at all times when underway or at anchor.
Persons of 12 years or more must wear a lifejacket when on the open deck during times of heightened risk. This includes the following:
When operating alone. When operating after sunset or before sunrise. When the boat is disabled. When crossing an ocean bar. At times of restricted visibility. When in an area subject to a Gale, Storm force, Hurricane force, Severe thunderstorm or severe weather warning from the Bureau of meteorology. When reasonably directed to do so by the master of the vessel.
If a motor vessel is a tender to another vessel the occupants must wear a lifejacket in accordance with the requirements set out above, in accordance with the boat length.
Surf ski’s, Paddleboards, including Stand-up paddleboards when operating on Protected waters all persons aboard must wear a lifejacket of level 100, 50 or 50S.
When operating in semi protected waters more than 400 metres from shore, a level 100 or level 50.
Dragon boats when operating in unprotected waters all person aboard must wear a lifejacket level 100, or level 50. When operating in semi protected waters or protected waters, a level 100, 50 or 50S ...