Boating

Twin 350 Verados make CamCraft 6.8 an offshore beast

camcraft 6.8 mercury verado 350

But you’d be wrong to think Neil has only got a muscle boat. “I went out with my wife recently and we were cruising at 3500 revs, about 75km/h, and was only using 60 litres an hour, so not only do I have all this power, I have brilliant fuel economy as well,” he said. It sounds like a pairing …

Read More »

Boats are not cars when it comes to CTP insurance

boat ctp 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. If you want a lively discussion during New Year celebrations, casually ask those standing around you what they think their car’s compulsory third-party insurance protects them against. If you actually know …

Read More »

Yamaha Motor Corporation US acquires Bennett Marine

yamaha bennett marine

YAMAHA Motor Corporation (US) recently announced the acquisition of Bennett Marine, creator of the adjustable trim tab. The company is known for hydraulic trim tab systems and the recently launched Bolt electric trim tab and AutoTrim Pro systems. With its manufacturing facility and headquarters in Deerfield Beach, Florida, Bennett Marine will become a part of Yamaha’s newly created subsidiary, Yamaha …

Read More »

Formosa Marine celebrates 20 years

formosa celebrates 20 years

FORMOSA Marine is proud to acknowledge that 2018 will mark 20 years of aluminium boat building for the Australian boating public. From humble beginnings, the company now sees itself as one of the mainstay brands of the Australian recreational boating market, with a distribution network Australia wide. The key to the longevity, growth and reputation of Formosa Marine has been …

Read More »

Horizon 485 Scorpion Cuddy boat review

horizon 485 scorpion cuddy review

A large, clear central hatch allows for natural light to enter the cabin, giving a greater sense of space, and provides access to the bow to make anchoring a breeze. The driving position too, feels airy and is up nice and high, giving a commanding view out over the waves. Heading out of the cabin and moving astern, a heavily …

Read More »

Sealegs FC 680 and Mercury package getting attention

sealegs fc 680

The boat is unusually roomy for an amphibious craft because the additional engine, which drives the Sealegs’ wheels and hydraulics, has been built into the centre console, with the hull reengineered to conceal the pipework necessary for cooling and exhaust. Additional storage areas have been created to ensure all the floorspace remains available for walking and fishing. Externally, the Catalina-style …

Read More »

Seqwater warns lake users still water is still dangerous

seqwater still water still dangerous

VISITORS to southeast Queensland’s lakes and dams are being reminded to play it safe this summer, with inland waterways continuing to be the leading location for drowning in Australia. The warning comes from the region’s bulk water supplier Seqwater, which manages open catchments, allowing millions of visitors each year to enjoy recreational activities on the dams and lakes that supply …

Read More »

New precinct puts trailerable boats centre stage at SCIBS

trailerable boats scibs

SCIBS general manager Johan Hasser said this new addition will offer “a show within the Show”. “The precinct will be home to everything imaginable from the watersports, leisure and fishing industries, including boats, accessories and new innovations,” Mr Hasser said. “It will feature a brilliant range of boats up to 8m, from entry level to premium boats with all the …

Read More »

Lewmar Horizontal Anchor Windlass HX1

lewmar anchor windlass

LEWMAR has launched a new range of stylish, strong and reliable horizontal windlasses that utilise a superior in-line motor and epicyclical gearbox within a strong aluminium chassis and polymer cover. Designed to provide years of trouble-free use, you have two gypsy options to choose from – one to suit 6mm, 7mm and 1/4” chain; the other to suit 8mm chain. …

Read More »

Humminbird introduces compact solid-state CHIRP radar module

humminbird chirp radar

HUMMINBIRD has announced the introduction of a new compact solid-state radar module, complete with CHIRP radar pulse compression technology for outstanding radar imaging at short and long ranges. The new CHIRP radar offers exceptional target separation technology to display approaching weather, boats, rocks, buoys and landmarks with impressive resolution. CHIRP pulse compression uses multiple radar pulses for increased target separation …

Read More »
Don't miss out!
enewsOptin
We respect your privacy. The information you provide will not be sold or shared to third parties.