Category: Marine

Aerospace & Defence

XTEK Ltd – Advanced composite design & fabrication

XTEK has a single purpose, which is to protect our frontline protectors. The company was founded – and is still managed today – by former Defence Force and Homeland Security personnel to develop and deliver the lightest, thinnest and highest performing protective and surveillance products to serve and sustain our service personnel and assets.


MoorPower™ Wave Energy Converter Project Launch

The $3.4 million MoorPower™ Scaled Demonstrator Project was recently launched, with Carnegie Clean Energy, the Blue Economy CRC and composites tech-demonstrator specialists, ACS Australia with prototyping of composite components and material processes being developed.


CST wins six Olympic medals

Australian carbon fibre composites featured in the rowing and sailing categories at the recent Olympics by winning seven medals. CST Composites, or ‘Composite Spars and Tubes’ as it was originally known, supplied over 80 carbon fibre filament wound mast tops to the women’s’ and men’s’ lasers across all nations.

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The Whiskey Project Group

The Whiskey Project Group Ltd is a young Australian-owned tactical watercraft design and manufacturing company, founded by former Defence Force officers to build the boats they’d always wished for.

The “Veitch 27” - a fully trailerable, resin infused, composite game fishing boat diving into big Bass Strait swells.
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Veitch Boats – Bairnsdale, VIC

‘Get real – get rural’ is the advice from Roger Veitch, founder and Managing Director of startup Veitch Boats based in Bairnsdale, southeast Victoria.

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JUC Surf – Surf Coast, VIC

Concerns over wastage of carbon fibre spurred fellow surfers – all Deakin University graduates – to combine their knowledge of composites, electrochemistry and material interfaces to develop a surf board made from recycled carbon fibre.