Humminbird SOLIX now available in Australia

humminbird solix mega imaging

THE revolutionary Humminbird SOLIX Series combines 12” and 15” displays with Cross Touch Interface, MEGA Imaging, CHIRP Digital Sonar, AUTOCHART Live with vegetation and bottom hardness mapping, Bluetooth connectivity and i-Pilot Link navigation. The biggest news in fishfinding sonar for 2017 is, quite literally, ‘big’.  For decades, Humminbird has led the fishing world by putting new tools and innovations in …

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Formosa and AMC partnership continues to grow stronger

formosa and amc partnership

The following are their most recent advancements, offering customers more. A new Offshore 740 size in the Half Cabin, Centre Cabin and X Bowrider models. With a sharper deadrise of 20 degrees, the 740s feature a large deck space and underfloor storage, high sides and 300-litre fuel tank. Fish > Wake > Ski with the new X Bowrider sizes of …

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New Sea-Doo platform brings the rider experience to the next level

sea-doo gti

BRP has announced an entirely new platform for select models in its 2018 Sea-Doo line-up of personal watercraft. With BRP’s obsession to provide the best consumer experience possible, this innovative platform transforms the on-board experience and extends the possible activities for riders with a Sea-Doo personal watercraft. The new platform, which sets the industry benchmark for stability and control, is …

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Mercury reliability drives Wingbrook Marine’s canal fleet

wingbrook marine queensland canal fleet

45 tonnes and 5300 hours “The barge weighs 20 tonnes and can carry another 25,” Kevin said. “Often we’re loaded with rocks as well as a six-tonne excavator and three-tonne bob cat. “It’s a lot of weight. “For the past three years I’ve had a Mercury 115hp FourStroke pushing all that, which has now done 5300 hours. “It’s all about …

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Suzuki Marine unveils lightweight DF100B

suzuki marine df100b

SUZUKI Marine continues to offer products that provide better acceleration, better fuel efficiency and better value with the worldwide release of the DF100B at the Genoa Boat Show. The new DF100B four-stroke outboard is the lightest in its class and at just 157kg is 25kg lighter than the current DF100A, opening up Suzuki’s mid-range outboard category to even more customers …

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How to anchor your boat correctly

how to anchor your boat correctly

A BOAT anchor is used when you want to stop and fish, swim, have lunch or stay overnight. It is also an important piece of safety equipment. Even if you do not plan to use it, an anchor is imperative if a boat breaks down. An anchor will keep the boat in the one location or reduce the rate of …

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Moreton Bay boat ramps

Moreton Bay boat ramps

IN this article we look at the accessibility of Moreton Bay boat ramps from north of the Brisbane River to Redland Bay. Of the 10 ramps covered, only a couple cause dramas at low tide. Hopefully this article helps you find the best ramp to get into the bay. Remembering the bigger the boat, the more water you draw, and …

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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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Insights into boat insurance

nautilus marine insights into boat insurance

Nautilus Marine has jumped on board with BNB Fishing to provide boaties with vital insights into boat insurance. The scenario Holidays are here and you’ve headed to the northern coast of NSW with the family for a week of camping, sightseeing and fishing in your new 4.5m plate alloy centre console. Those new Shimano Stella reels and Terez spinning rods …

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North Queensland hosting Evinrude’s first ‘On-water Saturday’ Oct 14

north queensland evinrude on water saturday

Evinrude’s North Queensland Dealers are holding an ‘On Water Saturday’ October the 14th, giving the public an opportunity to give boating a go and test out a range of Evinrude products. With a range of locations hosting events around North Queensland from Mackay to Cairns there has never been a better time to take a new Evinrude out for a …

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