Archive | November, 2015

Steber dragon boat project win win for disabled

Steber International Taree is launching a fundraising appeal which, if successful, would lead to employment opportunities for locals with a disability, as well as providing exercise and enjoyment for fellow disability sufferers. This project, being undertaken in conjunction with Dragon Boats Australia (Inc) would lead to distribution of dragon boats Australia-wide, and even overseas. General […]

Laurieton Mens Shed tour Steber factory

Steber International founder, Bruce Steber conducted a tour of the fibreglass boat manufacturer’s factory in Taree for enthusiastic members of the Laurieton Mens Shed. Members were amazed that Bruce, who recently celebrated his 86th birthday, was still working at his age, even if only on “light duties”. One member related family links back to Steber’s […]

Progress on new Marine Rescue vessels

Fleet Manager with Marine Rescue NSW, Jody Hollow is impressed with progress on the new vessels currently being manufactured by Steber International at their Taree factory complex. Mr Hollow completed the first of a number of on-site inspections to be carried out during the six-eight month build period for the two Steber 38s under NSW […]

New Steber rescue vessel for Port Stephens

Marine Rescue Port Stephens will take delivery of their new Steber-built rescue vessel in April next year. Unit Commander, Tony O’Donnell,  said: “This vessel will replace the ageing Danial Thain (pictured above) which has given sterling service to the boating community since being donated to the Port Stephens unit in 1999. “Danial Thain has been […]