Boating Gear

Techniice Bait Box

THE Techniice Bait Box is the perfect companion for those fishing trips to the local jetty. Coming in two sizes, 18 and 28 litre, and able to be bought as a package including three attached rod holders and a powerful aerator, land-based fishing with live bait has never been easier. A strong and adjustable shoulder strap and polypropylene carry handle …

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Innovative Boat Loader Plus (Combo) System: Gulflander Xtreme Review

His Gulflander Xtreme boat loaders and modules suit wagons and troop carriers and most four-wheel-drives. For the longer 4WDs such as the twin-cab LandCruiser 79 Series, Murray offers a modular system for carrying up to a 25hp two-stroke outboard motor and lightweight tinnie trailer. These items are winched up on your 4WD or canopy roof with a powerful electric winch and then …

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How To Use a VHF Marine Radio

Marine radios on the other hand are designed to withstand the harsh marine environment, able to hear all communications from all other vessels in range and can be used to contact another vessel without knowing its phone number.  Limited coast stations also broadcast weather updates and navigation hazards on marine radio.  It is advisable to monitor the emergency channel on …

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Uses for Drum-Style Boat Anchor Winches (Different Applications)

Some of these basic systems simply consist of a spool and crank while more sophisticated versions feature gear assemblies that are powered by internal drives. In terms of drum anchor winches there are many different applications and uses, all adding ease and safety for boaters. Smooth sailing At sea, boat anchor winches can be used to alleviate the work of hauling …

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Queensland’s Largest Display of Catamarans Announced for Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

“We have seen the emergence of a catamaran superhighway extending along Australia’s eastern seaboard up to Hamilton Island and the Whitsundays with multihulls increasing their market presence,” Mr Hasser said. Some of the key multihull exhibitors on show at SCIBS 2016 include Multihull Solutions, Multihull Central, Leopard, Marine Engineering Consultants (MEC), Horizon, Lightwave, Bavaria (Nautitech), Queensland Yacht Charters and The …

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Caloundra Marine: Your One-Stop Boating Shop

CALOUNDRA Marine has been in business since 1967 and possesses the experience, expertise and range of services of a genuine ‘one-stop boating shop’. With its affiliate business CSR Powersports, Caloundra Marine offers good honest deals on the best brands at the best prices. Such brands include Quintrex, Evinrude, Sea-Doo, Can-Am and Speedmaster Custom Boats. Business owner Steve Minahan said he …

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Boomerang Tool Zinger Keeps Things Handy

ZINGERS offer a great way to keep tools handy, but sometimes the small zingers aren’t enough and this is where the mid-size Zinger with Carabiner from Boomerang Tool will excel. It is ideal for keeping fishing tools handy, securing keys and other important items and attaching gear to your boat or kayak. The lightweight zinc carabiner means it can quickly, …

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Performance and Personal Watersports Boats in Top Gear for SCIBS

Northside Marine, a foundation exhibitor since the show began 28 years ago, will have two Malibu boats on water – including its latest model: the 22-foot Malibu VLX and the Malibu current tour boat “The Hulk”, a Malibu Wakesetter 23LSV. The Hulk comes complete with a range of new features including Malibu’s exclusive patented Surf Band, allowing riders to optimise their …

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Narva Slimline LED Trailer Lamp

The lamps are tested after the sealing process and cables are also sealed at the entry point of the lamp to ensure optimal underwater performance. Despite this superior engineering, during the installation process Narva recommends avoiding cable joins near the lamp or in any other position where they are likely to come in contact with water. To help facilitate this, …

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A Complete Anchoring System Saves the Hassles

WHEN out boating, one of the most tedious tasks is dropping and pulling up the anchor by hand. This can be dangerous in many ways. When there are high swells, there is chop, and often not much to hold on to at the front of the boat, which may cause you to fall into the water. Back strain and injury can result …

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