Boating News

Save Up to $750 on Mercury’s 40-75hp FourStroke Outboards

It’s such a good deal on such great engines – engines that will deliver the performance, reliability and efficiency to take your time on the water to a whole new level. There’s big money to be saved until the sale ends on May 23, 2016. The propeller is the single most important factor in a boat’s performance apart from the engine itself, …

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Horizon Boats Adds Iconic Stessl Brand

LEADING trailer boat manufacturer Horizon Boats has announced it has added iconic Aussie brand and long-time rival Stessl Boats to its stable. Horizon has secured the rights to manufacture the full range of Stessl boats from retiring Stessl managing director Rod Sloane. Horizon’s general manager Scott James is looking forward to the new undertaking. “When we heard that Rod was looking …

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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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Demands to rethink super trawler regulations

The NSW Fisheries Minister has called for for the Federal Government to review the management of the super trawler Geelong Star in consultation with rec fishers. This is a good start BUT if we don’t protect our Small Pelagic Fishery from all massive factory trawlers, the old adage of “gone fishing” might be gone. National Week of Action coming soon! …

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BRP Appoints Telwater as Evinrude Distributor

BRP has appointed Telwater, Australia’s leading manufacturer of aluminium boat and trailer packages, as the national distributor of Evinrude E-TEC outboards. Telwater managing director Paul Phelan said the Evinrude brand has been around for over 100 years and continues to provide one of the best value propositions for boaters across a range of platforms. “BRP’s recent launch of the ground-breaking …

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Quintrex Revamps Yellowfin Range

Specifically built for offshore conditions, the new hard top design also features a grab rail on the roof, five Reel Easy rod holders and a dash decked out with drink holders and fiddle rail. All models can be optioned up and personalised with features such as a drum winch, LED light kit, Esky and storage seat options and a cabin bunk …

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Illegal Foreign Fishers Charged

On March 26, 2016, two Vietnamese vessels were sighted by Queensland Police within 23 miles of the Australian mainland, near Lockhart River, Queensland. The Australian Border Force and Australian Fisheries Management Authority then apprehended the vessels and discovered fishing gear and about 8.7 tonnes of bêche-de-mer. The two masters and one crew member of the Vietnamese fishing vessels were convicted …

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Company Profile: Springwood Marine is Your Lifestyle Choice

SPRINGWOOD Marine is one of the best-known marine dealerships around Brisbane. Now part of the Motosport Group, which specialises in lifestyle products including boats, personal watercraft, motorcycles and caravans, Springwood Marine is able to provide a bigger range at better prices. Boat finance, insurance, extended warranties, mechanical service and repairs, fit-out, accessories and parts are just some of the things …

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Cruise Craft Appoints Broadwater Boating on Gold Coast

AUSTRALIA’S leading fibreglass boat manufacturer Cruise Craft has announced the appointment of Broadwater Boating as the authorised Cruise Craft dealer to the Gold Coast and NSW Northern Rivers. Dealership principal Paul Banning is justifiably buoyant about securing the Cruise Craft agency. Adding Cruise Craft to the Broadwater Boating brands which includes Quintrex and Yamaha confirms that this is a quality marine …

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New Owners Taking Marine Tune Further in 2016

Other popular and locally manufactured brands stocked by the marine dealership include Stessco and Horizon as well as the economical and durable Yalta Craft range of fibreglass boats, catering to the family runabout market. Marine Tune is one of Yamaha’s leading national dealers and the team has the experience and knowledge to guide customers who are looking for the best …

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