Boating News

Mercury releases all-new V10 350hp SeaPro outboard


Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, introduced the 5.7 litre V10 350hp SeaPro outboard at the Miami International Boat Show recently. Engineered for commercial applications, this outboard combines the latest innovations and advanced technologies from Mercury’s all-new V10 outboard platform, with the performance, durability and reliability customers have come to know and expect from the SeaPro brand. Mercury Marine …

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Why aluminium trailers are better than galvanised steel


With the growing demand for trailers, it’s important to choose the right material for the job. While both aluminium and galvanised steel have their own unique benefits, aluminium has proven to be the superior choice for many reasons. One of its biggest is durability. Aluminium is a lightweight and corrosion-resistant material, making it perfect for trailers that are exposed to …

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Dredging to commence on Coomera River


A significant dredging campaign that will improve navigation in the Coomera River will soon get underway. The Coomera River is the primary access way for a wide variety of commercial, industrial, residential and recreational waterway users. The $2.5 million project is scheduled to commence in April and will deepen the Coomera River channel. The Coomera River channel dredging project will …

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Insights to boat insurance – Resorting to a new location


Noticed the continual transformation and growth of that sand bar into a sand island slightly inside Amity Point off North Stradbroke Island? location For those familiar with the area, the changes to the ‘four reds in a row’ beacons at the eastern end of the Rous Channel – which is now pushing a more direct line to South Passage Bar, …

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Stacer launches new Proline models


Stacer Australia has announced the launch of its latest offering – the Stacer 359 Proline SE and Stacer Proline 379 SE – perfect for inland fishing enthusiasts. Based off the popular Proline series, the Proline SE has all the benefits of the original while incorporating deeper side sheets. This feature makes it more ideal for larger dams and lakes and …

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Cruise Craft introduces its brand new E695HT fishing weapon

Cruise Craft

The E695HT is the most advanced Cruise Craft built to date. This versatile and reliable vessel is designed to provide the ultimate fishing experience for anglers of all levels, styles and techniques.   The spacious deck provides ample room for fishing, while the comfortable seating and large cabin area make for a convenient, spacious and relaxed angling or spectating environment. …

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Better boating Sunshine Coast

Boaties on the Sunshine Coast can rejoice over plans for a major upgrade to a public boat ramp and trailer parking at one of the region’s busiest waterways. A smooth easy-access ramp and 36 car-trailer parks are planned at Outrigger Island, Minyama on the stunning Mooloolah River. The proposed new two-lane boat ramp, floating walkway and car-parking will take pressure …

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Yellowfin’s building process for ultimate boating beast


The age-old saying of ‘what’s on the inside counts’ stands true to all things boating, with the sheer strength of build and quality of ride starting from the very core of the vessel and trickling throughout the entire product. This awareness has underpinned Yellowfin Plate Boats since its conception in 1984. With decades of boating expertise and refinement under its …

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The perfect all-rounder Crossfire Side Console


It’s often a common debate among families that have finally decided to purchase a boat – which one to get? Opinions usually differ greatly, someone may want a fishing machine with a big casting deck and plenty of space for gear, while someone else may want something on the more luxurious side with cushions and lounge areas. And the kids …

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Yellowfin 7000 Centre Cabin


For those into serious game fishing and offshore escapades – the Yellowfin Centre Cabin delivers the epitome of plate boating – breaking the boundaries of time and serving up unlimited potential as a fully equipped blue-water machine. Boasting 360-degree fishability with its seamless helm design and spacious yet discrete bow bunk, which can be extensively customised to feature long-haul essentials …

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