Boating

Saving lives at notorious Jumpinpin Bar

mercury seapro jumpinpin bar

There were two rescues and I was driving for one of them; a boat got overturned on an outgoing tide and another went belly up on the bar on the incoming tide. This new boat is marvellous and combined with the SeaPro engines it is a dream to operate.” In a rescue situation, especially in the chaotic conditions that exist …

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Navico Track offerings expanded

navico track hd

NAVICO, parent company to leading marine electronics brands Lowrance, Simrad and B&G, has expanded the range of reporting and connectivity options offered by its Track telemetry system with the all-new Navico Track HD. Historically, Track has provided instant access to vessel location and status via a mobile app and online dashboard. Now with Track HD, users can take remote control …

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Mercury gets aboard with OZ Fish TV

oz fish tv

“We’re here for anyone with a rod and reel who wants to have a great time fishing. I’ve always been a Mercury man and these new engines we’re now using – I love them, they’re great. “The thing about us is that we’re all about quality people and quality products, we’re not getting paid, these are just really good engines. …

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New features for Garmin STRIKER Plus series

garmin striker plus fishfinder

GARMIN Australasia recently announced the STRIKER Plus series – proven fishfinders with industry-leading sonar that are packed with new features to help anglers find and catch more fish, yet are as easy as ever to use. Garmin Australasia general manager Adam Howarth said, “The new STRIKER Plus series has the features that will bring the benefit of built-in GPS, Quickdraw …

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Honda Marine Excellence Award 2017 National Winner

honda marine excellence award

Honda’s training manager Lincoln Bowdern announced the awards and noted their importance to both technicians and dealer principals. “This award has been created not only to recognise those technicians who support the Honda Certified Technician Training Program, but also those with an interest to further enhance their skills through ongoing product training,” he said. “We must also thank the dealer …

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New Clarion marine receiver with built-in Bluetooth

clarion marine receiver

CLARION’S new GR10BT marine receiver is built to withstand the harsh and wet environment of marine usage by virtue of an IPX5-rated water-resistant front panel and IPX3-rated chassis. Buttons positioned along the rim of the circular face enable quick, stress-free access to all major functions. What’s more, the oversized LCD display offers clear visibility during day or night. High-visibility oversized …

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2018 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show launched

2018 sanctuary cove international boat show

SANCTUARY Cove International Boat Show has officially launched its milestone 30th anniversary showcase, to be held from May 24 to 27, 2018. From November 21, marine brands are invited to join the 2018 edition of the southern hemisphere’s premier marine event, home to a stellar display of the latest products and innovations in one spectacular location. SCIBS general manager Johan …

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Insights into boat insurance

BUSH ‘n Beach has brought Nautilus Marine Insurance on board to expand the fine print and provide readers with clear, easy-to-understand and helpful tips on protecting their boating assets. The scenario You used to run a Garmin 126 GPS so you could navigate to your favourite offshore fishing spots, but you’ve since upgraded to a Garmin GPSMAP 7410. And you …

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Humminbird SOLIX now available in Australia

humminbird solix mega imaging

THE revolutionary Humminbird SOLIX Series combines 12” and 15” displays with Cross Touch Interface, MEGA Imaging, CHIRP Digital Sonar, AUTOCHART Live with vegetation and bottom hardness mapping, Bluetooth connectivity and i-Pilot Link navigation. The biggest news in fishfinding sonar for 2017 is, quite literally, ‘big’.  For decades, Humminbird has led the fishing world by putting new tools and innovations in …

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Formosa and AMC partnership continues to grow stronger

formosa and amc partnership

The following are their most recent advancements, offering customers more. A new Offshore 740 size in the Half Cabin, Centre Cabin and X Bowrider models. With a sharper deadrise of 20 degrees, the 740s feature a large deck space and underfloor storage, high sides and 300-litre fuel tank. Fish > Wake > Ski with the new X Bowrider sizes of …

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