MEDIA

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18 OCTOBER 2021
 

AUSTRALIAN SMALL BOAT WITH US COMMS PACKAGE IN TESTING FOR MARINE CORPS URGENT NEED

WASHINGTON | The mashup of an Australian small boat designed for safety and an American sensors and communications suite that helped Marines secure the Kabul airport during the August evacuation may help fill a capability gap as the U.S. Marine Corps eyes distributed operations in the Pacific.

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1ST OCTOBER 2021

COULD THIS BE THE FIRST BOAT UNDER AUKUS?

WASHINGTON | Australian and American entrepreneurs have launched a new military vessel designed by veterans and capable of being integrated into military intelligence-sharing systems if the new AUKUS partnership charges ahead.

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APRIL 2021

9 NEWS COVERAGE

The Hon. Melissa Price MP, Minister for Defence Industry, announces a $7m Defence Innovation Hub contract with The Whiskey Project for the development of their tactical multi mission watercraft.

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APRIL 2021

9 NEWS COVERAGE

The Hon. Melissa Price MP, Minister for Defence Industry, announces a $7m Defence Innovation Hub contract with The Whiskey Project for the development of their tactical multi mission watercraft.

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SEPTEMBER 2020

THE WHISKEY PROJECT BUY TWO ANZ BUSINESSES

Having only launched in March last year, the Whiskey Project, a designer and builder of next generation watercraft, have expanded their footprint significantly with the purchase of two ANZ SME businesses.

By Katherine Ziesing

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SEPTEMBER 2020

WHISKEY PROJECT SECURES SOVEREIGN WATERCRAFT SUPPLY CHAIN CONTRACT

Veteran-owned The Whiskey Project has announced the acquisition of boat manufacturer and trusted government supplier Yamba Welding & Engineering (YWE), and globally-renowned maritime design company Naiad to secure Australian defence industry capability and supply chains.

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SEPTEMBER 2020

NAVY VETS ACQUIRE BOAT MANUFACTURER AND DESIGN FIRM FOR MARITIME DEFENCE 

Watercraft manufacturer The Whiskey Project Group, led by two Royal Australian Navy veterans, announced the acquisition of boat manufacturer and government supplier Yamba Welding & Engineering (YWE), and maritime design company Naiad, in a strategic move that they say helps secures Australian defence industry capability in the post-COVID economy and heralds a new era of sovereign design and industrial capability for military and specialist watercraft.

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SEPTEMBER 2020

NAIAD DESIGN & YAMBA WELDING ACQUIRED BY WHISKEY PROJECT GROUP

The Sydney-based Whiskey Project Group has acquired Australian boat manufacturer Yamba Welding and Engineering (YWE) and New Zealand-based naval architecture firm Naiad.

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SEPTEMBER 2020

MEDIA RELEASE: THE WHISKEY PROJECT GROUP ANNOUNCE EXPANSION

The newly formed The Whiskey Project Group announce their acquisition of YWE and Naiad, heralding a new era of Australian maritime sovereign capability.

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APRIL 2020

THE WHISKEY PROJECT ADVANCES DEVELOPMENT OF 8.5M WATERCRAFT

Australian tactical watercraft builder looks to expand production line in response to domestic and international interest.  Maritime technology firm The Whiskey Project continues to map out the future of its new family of mulit-role tactical watercraft.

By Ian Bostock

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MARCH 2020

AUSTRALIAN MADE VETERAN TURN INVENTORS TO BUILD TACTICAL WATERCFRAFT

With careers in the navy behind them, Sydney veterans Darren Schuback and Ryan Carmichael are now building next-generation tactical watercraft that provide optimal performance and protection.  After 24 years of dedicated service in the Royal Australian Navy, Darren Schuback knew one thing for certain; it needed better boats.

By Luke Ryan

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26 MARCH 2020

DEFENCE CONNECT PODCAST - NEXT GENERATION TACTICAL WATERCRAFT

Veterans Darren Schuback and Ryan Carmichael established The Whiskey Project with the intent of disrupting the maritime technology space, launching the kind of modular tactical watercraft they wished they’d had access to when they served.

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8TH OCTOBER 2019

SKY NEWS COVERAGE

Minister Price launches navy industry strategy.  

Australia’s Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price has opened a major defence conference in Sydney, telling media “the word exciting doesn’t seem to sum it up”.

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8TH OCTOBER 2019

DIVERS TURNED BOAT BUILDERS TAKE THE PAIN OUT OF NAVY INFLATABLES

After more than 20 years of back-breaking service in the navy, Darren Schuback figured he could build a better boat.  As a clearance diver - the Australian navy's equivalent of special forces - Mr Schuback saw too many other sailors who had suffered injuries or been left with chronic pain from riding in rigid inflatable boats.

by Andrew Tillet 

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8TH OCTOBER 2019

7 NEWS COVERAGE

Government invests in new vessels for the defence force.

Australia's defence forces risk being left behind with the government admitting it underestimated rapid changes in technology. But today it was time for action, with the launch of a new wave of vessels to bring our naval fleet out of the 90s and into the future.

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OCTOBER 2019

RELEASE

Pacific 2019

Read about the launch of The Whiskey Project and the next generation of tactcial watercraft to be unveiled.  Operator focused The Whiskey Project promises safer, more versatile and fit for purpose watercraft.