Boating Gear

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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Marine Tune Makes Boating Easy

AFTER almost a year under new ownership, Burleigh Heads boat dealership Marine Tune is continuing to go from strength to strength. The business specialises in affordable and high-quality locally manufactured boat brands such as Sea-Rod by Formosa, Horizon, Stessco and Yalta Craft. Other products on offer include ever-reliable Yamaha motors, Dunbier trailers and Lowrance, Raymarine and Fusion electronics. Owners David …

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BCF Reminds Families That Life Jackets Really Do Save Lives

AS hundreds of boat users prepare to set sail with their families this Easter, BCF has launched an initiative to remind people that wearing a personal flotation device could save lives. With research from a National Marine Safety Committee study revealing that people who survived a boating incident were more than twice as likely to have been wearing a PFD …

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Boat Show Clearance Sales at Caloundra Marine – March 17-20

GET on the water this Easter! Caloundra Marine and CSR Powersports are having a ‘Great Easter Boat Show’ from March 17-20. The businesses are overstocked and need room for new 2016 boats and Sea-Doo personal watercraft. Over $1.5 million in stock needs to be cleared at better than 2015 prices. The Aussie dollar is dropping and prices are going up everywhere, …

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New Mercury 115hp Pro XS FourStroke

• Fastest top speed: The 115hp Pro XS is up to 4.8km/h faster than its nearest competitor. The engine’s higher rpm range delivers improved performance out of an already powerful engine. • Quickest acceleration: Tests prove the 115hp Pro XS has better acceleration. • Idle Charge: This new feature provides up to 48 percent more battery charging at idle speed …

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