Whittley boats power up with new management system

MAKE your boat safer and easier to run with Whittley Marine’s new engine and power management system. The company has joined forces with Garmin and Volvo Penta to release the system, which will be standard on all models from the giant-killing Whittley SL 22 and evergreen CR 2380 cruiser all the way up to the largest vessels in the fleet. …

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Boatie prosecuted for obstructing fisheries officers

A BRISBANE boat skipper who refused to stop his vessel and motored off on the Logan River has been fined $1500 for obstructing fisheries officers. Beenleigh Magistrates’ Court imposed the penalty for a charge of obstruction, a serious offence under fisheries laws that has a maximum penalty of $126,150. Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol field officer James Hohenhaus said officers …

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Basics of buying a second-hand 4WD

buying a second-hand 4wd

As we looked into buying our new car, we made the bold decision to make it a memorable experience, and what better way to do so than to turn a purchase into an adventure! So we expanded our search south to Melbourne and soon enough found the perfect canvas. It was a tidy ZD30 CRD Patrol with low kilometres and …

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Anglers make the most of perfect Gold Coast weather

We’ve had another fantastic week of weather on the Gold Coast and with more good weather on the way you should get out and make the most of the local fishing action. Customers have been getting stuck into some good fishing this week. Anglers have been making the most of the light winds and small swell this week, getting stuck …

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Stanage Bay local fishing report

  I now have in stock soft plastics, jigs n braid, thanks to my good customers advice.  All quality too.   Even sold out of the nuclear chicken lures they told me to get in.    Yes the weather has been anything from absolute glass to abhorren..  The S.B.M.A. Boat yard, emptied out with the notion of good weather and good fish on …

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Gold Coast fish firing despite rain

Even with a bit of rain around It’s been a good week to get out and about on the Gold Coast and chase a few fish, let’s see what was biting. The Gold Coast  Seaway has been a great spot for a variety of species this week, our customers have reported good catches of Bream, Squire, Tailor, Trevally, Jew Fish …

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Feel the Whittley Pulse

Whittley Pulse

THERE’S good news for Whittley owners and trailer boat aficionados alike – the Whittley R&D team has come up with the very latest in high-tech on-board operating systems to install on its popular range of trailer boats. Presenting the Whittley Pulse. Utilising sophisticated digital gear from respected brands such as Garmin, Fusion, CZone and Volvo, Whittley has created the next-generation …

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Secrets to taking kids fishing

taking kids fishing

A way to catch quality fish while keeping the kids entertained is to anchor near good structure and put out a live bait, which will look after itself, and while it’s swimming around you can spend time helping the kids catch smaller fish to keep them happy. I have landed jew, jacks, big flathead and numerous offshore species on livies …

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Nautilus Marine gives insights into insurance and you could win a rod!

Nautilus Marine

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. Nautilus Marine will also be answering your boat insurance questions of a general nature and offering a great bi-monthly prize for the best questions received. The prize will be a custom …

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