9 July 2021 — Online shopping scams are becoming more frequent in Australia – in fact, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said that as of March this year alone, they had already received over 4000 reports to their website representing losses totalling over $1.7 … [Read more...] about ADVICE FOR CONSUMERS: FAKE OUTBOARD DISTRIBUTOR WEBSITES
The Outboard Engine Distributors Association (OEDA) which represents in excess of 70% of all outboards sold in Australia held its Annual General Meeting recently. The Executive Officer, Lindsay Grenfell announced a change in Chairman from John Temple, Director & General Manager Australia, … [Read more...] about AGM held
Boaties in Australia and New Zealand are being warned against buying boats that could have been damaged by ex-Hurricane Sandy. When the giant storm hit the U.S. East Coast a few weeks ago, boats worth about $650 million were damaged or destroyed. "In total, some 65,000 boats were affected by … [Read more...] about After Sandy – Beware of damaged boats
To help Aussie boaters have a happy holiday season on the water, OEDA is reminding everyone to avoid using ethanol in their engines."Simply put, we believe ethanol and marine engines just don't go together," said Lindsay Grenfell, Executive Officer of OEDA - the Outboard Engine Distributors … [Read more...] about Have a happy holiday – exclude E10!
Australia's marine industry is rapidly moving itself into a lower emission future, according to new figures gathered by the Outboard Engine Distributors Association (OEDA). The figures show the industry is acting unilaterally to reduce emissions across the board, even as the Federal Government … [Read more...] about Engine manufacturers pro-actively cutting emissions
Australia's boat owners are being warned of the potential safety and financial risks attached to "grey" (or parallel) imports. The Outboard Engine Distributors Association (OEDA) is concerned about the increasing number of outboard engines that are being imported into Australia outside the … [Read more...] about Buyers beware – “grey” imports a risk to safety