Boating

New Sea Jay Crusader Released

COL, Janelle and Troy Glass are proud to present the latest Sea Jay Aluminium Boat, the Crusader runabout. The Sea Jay Crusader is the latest adaptation of the very successful Samurai Hull featuring: • Increased rising deadrise (sharper entry) for improved ride; • Increased waterline width (greater planing surface area) for faster planning; • Increased reverse chine for an even …

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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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Clark Boats Releases New Side Console

Featuring a full-height transom in the form of the Super Pod, the 457 Rebel SC stands out from the rest. With boarding platforms formed onto the engine pod’s outer extremity, the boarding rails extending from the transom make it easy to climb aboard, as does the port-side ladder. The starboard side rear deck is fitted with a plumbed live bait tank and …

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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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Fishers Asked to be on Lookout for Dugongs

RECREATIONAL and commercial fishers operating in the Burdekin area have been urged to take extra care to avoid dugongs. A local commercial fisher has notified the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority after sighting up to a dozen dugongs, along with adult-sized green turtles, foraging on seagrasses off the mouth of Groper Creek, near Ayr. Operations support manager Mark Read said it …

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Stacer Updates an Aussie Favourite : Proline Striker Series

STACER has updated its successful Proline range with the release of the new Proline Striker Series, which features Proline models 399-429. The new hull also provides a deeper entry point to ensure a soft ride and improved spray deflection to make sure you stay dry. Prolines are an Aussie fishing favourite and we expect to see lots of the new …

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Going Fishing this Easter? Check the Rules Before You Go

THOUSANDS of people will take to the water over the Easter long weekend, prompting a reminder to all fishers to check the rules and fish responsibly. Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol manager Ian Fricke said hefty fines apply for  those who don’t follow the rules and regulations for fishing in Queensland. “Different rules apply to fishing in tidal waters, fresh waters, marine …

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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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What’s at the National 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo

HERE’S a list of a bunch of exhibitors that you can find at the 2016 Brisbane National 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo. Easy to mount, pre-programmed receiver. Compact 200psi valve block with sealed connectors. Easily added to existing air control systems. Optional digital or analogue gauge for accurate pressure reference at your set height measurement. For more information, …

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