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Boat Lifestyle Specialist

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The Boat Princess

  • Marina Entrepreneur

  • Boating Advocate

  • Boat Reviews

  • Public Speaker

  • Contributor

  • Events

Enjoy my tips on the boating lifestyle, boat reviews, interviews with boating industry legends and fellow boaters right here.

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Nicky Vaux, aka The Boat Princess is a passionate advocate for boating and a multiple business entrepreneur.

Empire Marina Bobbin Head and Empire Marina Lake Macquarie in which Nicky is a partner and Business Development Manager are marinas truly at the top of their game. EMBH is the most awarded marina in Sydney. This 5 Gold Anchor marina offers 200 berths, full service hardstand, boat brokerage, Award Winning Waterside Bistro and all of the services on site one should expect for the ultimate care of your vessel. Empire Marina Lake Macquarie has 250 berths and a full service hardstand making it the largest boating facility on Lake Macquarie, an incredible boating destination.

Her mission is to entice more women into boating and the boating industry. She holds a position as a Director on the Board of the Marina Industries Association, has contributed to many publications including Ocean and Nautilus Marine Magazines, The Suite Collective and has a successful podcast and instagram community.

As a marinas owner, luxury boat owner and former boat broker for some 7 years, her knowledge on boats is extensive and offers a different perspective to just the brochure. She enjoys a multi-faceted network of great people that cover every aspect of the boating and luxury lifestyle worldwide and loves to connect those that can help each other.

She likes to share her knowledge through her appearances, contributions to media, website, socials and events.


Nicky's ethos, enjoyment and approach to her businesses is based on the fundamental belief that a rising tide lifts all boats and nothing feels better than making others feel good - and being on the water makes everyone feel good #bluemind.

How can you connect with Nicky?

Send me the Boating Bites News so I don’t miss out!

Follow her on Instagram including Insta-live tours on boats and boating tips

Never miss a review, a piece of boating lifestyle insight or invite to an event!

Interviewing Boating Industry legends plus experienced & brand new boaters

For detailed boat and yacht tours, latest podcast episodes and boating lifestyle tips.

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Whether you are a novice to boating or a seasoned yachtie, we will teach you things you never knew about boating, share some stories we know you will love to hear and connect you with those that can help with your boating issues, not to mention those who work in this industry so you can understand how to join us in the marine industry.

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What People Say...


Wow wow wow I just made myself a cuppa and sat down to listen to your podcast with Kaye and I laughed and I cried, she is a very gentle and inspiring woman, the story of when she came into the Harbour and her friend said just wave 👋🏻 you could actually feel the goosebumps come up.


You were absolutely brilliant, a complete natural.


Can’t wait for the next one. 🤗


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