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Lifestyle : Boat Show 2011
1HERSA1 0015 AG4076251AA-230711 *Booking Conditions Apply. Book by 31st October 2011. Valid on new bookings only and cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts and/or offers. Prices are as per person in AUD, based on the specified departures. 25% payment upon booking and 75% payment 60 days prior to the charter commencement date. All prices and details are correct at time of print and subject to availability on the day of booking request. Pure Turquoise Yacht Charters. ABN: 46363 381 454 Pure Turquoise Yacht Charters offer a range of large sailing catamarans with the comfort of a floating hotel. Step on board one of our comfortable catamarans for a serene and relaxed holiday. Let your crew guide you through pristine waters, secluded anchorages and bays, stunning coral gardens, mythical islands and all you need to do is relax and enjoy! Pure Turquoise Yacht Charters "Cabin Cruises" offer the chance for those who are not experienced sailors or even those who are but want a hassle free holiday, to get away from the big groups of tourists and enjoy a more personal style of sailing holiday. Our sailing catamarans have from 4-8 cabins with ensuite bathrooms and we offer guaranteed departures without having a minimum number of guests. Your crew will impress with great itineraries, off the beaten track anchorages and culinary delights made from fresh local ingredients. Your Cabin Cruise experience will be one of the most relaxing & inspiring holidays you will ever have. EARLY BIRD SHOW SPECIAL GREAT CABIN CHARTER DEALS TO AWESOME HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS SEYCHELLES Departures from Jan 2010 -- Mar 2012 BIRD DREAM 11 Days/ 10 Nights From AUD 2284.00 per person on a double occupancy basis From AUD 3198.00 per person on a single occupancy basis Mahe/Mahe This cruise includes Silhouette, an unknown island with a beautiful tropical forest and the mythic Bird Island, a coral island and sanctuary. Its name come from the bird colonies that nest there permanently. BOOK BEFORE October 31st, AND GET A 10% DISCOUNT! B 1 TAHITI -- Cabin Charter Departures from Dec 2011 -- Mar 2012 BORA BORA DREAM 8 Days/ 7 Nights From AUD 1440.50 per person on a double occupancy basis From AUD 2018.00 per person on a single occupancy basis Bora Bora /Huahine Embark for a serene navigation in the heart of the Leeward Islands, from Bora Bora to Huahine or reverse. 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Choose your preferred destination and request a quote by contacting our reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +61 2 9712 7924 "Let us arrange your perfect yacht charter vacation" www.pureturquoise.com Included in the price: • Accommodation in private double cabin with ensuite bathroom • Full board • Service of the crew (captain, steward/cook, deckhand) • 2 sets of linen, towel and beach towels per person/week • Consumables for the yacht (diesel, fuel and water) • Insurance for the yacht and the passengers (civil liability) • GST, 10% local tax • Water sports on board: snorkelling equipment and sea kayak Not included in price: • Beverages (soft drinks and bar) • Landing fees on the islands • Excursions • Transfer base/airport/base Options -- to be paid on spot • Diving onboard may be arranged upon request Sea Recovery invests the time it takes to create the er ect atermaker ne to ch rovi es n imite resh ater rom the sea e iminatin interr tions to yo r avo rite astime o nee to eave ear y or orry j st re a an enjoy bein o t there isit s at www.amwholesale.com.au an fin o t ho Sea Recovery atermakers ive yo the o tion o stayin o t on the ater on er Just relax and enjoy the water Exclusive Australian distributor Australian Marine Wholesale Gold Coast Marine Centre Unit 2 Building J, 200 Beattie Road Coomera QLD 4209 P +61 7 5580 1511 E email@example.com W www.amwholesale.com.au Trade enquiries welcome from boat builders, retailers and marine installers REL0999_AMW_SIBS_SMH_2011 The Sydney Morning Herald July 23- 24, 2011 15 SPECIAL REPORT SOURCE: BRUCE SCHUMACHER BOTANY BAY S SYDNEY HARBOUR Bar Point (east of Mooney Mooney) The Vines (same area, down from the wreck of the Parramatta) GOOD FOR: bream, best during small, run-out tides and from February to April The drift between Flint & Steel Reef and Juno Point, Patonga GOOD FOR: flathead HAWKESBURY Flint & Steel Reef (off Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park) GOOD FOR: mulloway and sometimes kingfish Grotto Point and Middle Head GOOD FOR: most estuary species, also some blackfish and groper, from a boat or land. WARNING: for experienced fishers only as big seas can come in over the rocks Brighton le Sands and Ramsgate GOOD FOR: flathead and whiting, particularly in summer along the beaches; bream and tailor, particularly at night along the rock walls. Sow & Pigs Reef (east of Lady Bay Beach) GOOD FOR: bream, tailor and blackfish Shark Island GOOD FOR: bream, tailor, trevally and, if you're lucky, "keeper-sized" snapper Molineaux Point, Port Botany GOOD FOR: bream, trevally and kingfish Artifical reefs in Yarra Bay GOOD FOR: bream, trevally and, around the edges, flathead Bream Kingfish Tailor Trevally He will be presenting the kids' fishing clinics at this year's boat show and will focus on fundamental fishing skills and sustainability. ''There's an old saying that the two most critical ingredients in successful fishing are a strong knot and a sharp hook, so we will focus on those absolute fundamentals and get the kids knot tying,'' he says. ''We'll also focus on only catching what you need, handling fish correctly, releasing undersize fish and making sure they are healthy and swim off and not littering the marine environment.'' Teaching kids to fish is satisfying, he says. ''It's just amazing to watch a kid's face light up when they hook their first fish. Mind you,'' he adds, ''some kids are just horrified by the whole experience and don't want to do it ever again.'' Bait for beginners Bruce Schumacher will be sharing some of his expertise about bait at this year's Sydney International Boat Show. He'll be talking about collecting, preserving and presenting bait, including some of the regulations involved in collecting it. Sydney Harbour, for example, is a protected zone, so digging or pumping for bait such as nippers is prohibited. Quite a few of the fish species commonly found around Sydney's angling hot spots (see graphic) ''will eat anything'', he says, but they still have their preferences. Bream, for example, will take cheese or even chicken gut but they prefer prawns. Prawns are generally the most common bait used for recreational fishing and you can get them from any bait shop. If you fancy a challenge, you can also scoop them yourself, even in Sydney. ''Prawns can be scooped during the no-moon nights in summer from some of the upstream bays such as Hen and Chicken Bay and around Putney,'' Schumacher says. As a general guide, Schumacher says, ''you should use bait the fish would normally feed on that is local to the area and you should present it as the fish expects to see it. They're not smart creatures but . . . they know what a prawn looks like, for example, so you try to present your bait in the same way.'' Here is the bait preferred by more of the fish species found in and around Sydney: Blackfish (luderick) Green weed or cabbage. Flathead Pilchards, whitebait, prawns, live poddy mullet, lures. Groper Red crabs. Kingfish Preferably live yellowtail, mackerel, squid; dead baits such as mullet, squid, pilchards. Mulloway Beach worms, yellowtail or tailor fillet, whole small squid. Snapper Prawns, pilchards, squid, soft plastic lures. Tailor Pilchards, lures. Trevally Prawns, pilchards, blood or beach worms. Whiting Worms, nippers.
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