Boating News

New Stacer Cross Fire

STACER has released its most versatile boat yet, the Cross Fire. Designed for 80 percent fishing and 20 percent fun, the entire family will be happy out on the water. While being a serious fishing machine, the Stacer Cross Fire can also be used for relaxation, watersports and cruising the waterways. The beauty of the Cross Fire is the removable …

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New Mercury Active Trim System Revolutionises Trimming Your Boat

MERCURY Marine’s new Active Trim system is now available for boat lovers. The new technology has already gained fans around the world for the way it automatically and effortlessly trims an engine or engines. Mercury Active Trim doesn’t just make boating easier and more fun, it also improves engine performance and cuts fuel costs while delivering a better overall driving …

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Save Up to $750 on Mercury’s 40-75hp FourStroke Outboards

It’s such a good deal on such great engines – engines that will deliver the performance, reliability and efficiency to take your time on the water to a whole new level. There’s big money to be saved until the sale ends on May 23, 2016. The propeller is the single most important factor in a boat’s performance apart from the engine itself, …

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Horizon Boats Adds Iconic Stessl Brand

LEADING trailer boat manufacturer Horizon Boats has announced it has added iconic Aussie brand and long-time rival Stessl Boats to its stable. Horizon has secured the rights to manufacture the full range of Stessl boats from retiring Stessl managing director Rod Sloane. Horizon’s general manager Scott James is looking forward to the new undertaking. “When we heard that Rod was looking …

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Performance and Personal Watersports Boats in Top Gear for SCIBS

Northside Marine, a foundation exhibitor since the show began 28 years ago, will have two Malibu boats on water – including its latest model: the 22-foot Malibu VLX and the Malibu current tour boat “The Hulk”, a Malibu Wakesetter 23LSV. The Hulk comes complete with a range of new features including Malibu’s exclusive patented Surf Band, allowing riders to optimise their …

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Demands to rethink super trawler regulations

The NSW Fisheries Minister has called for for the Federal Government to review the management of the super trawler Geelong Star in consultation with rec fishers. This is a good start BUT if we don’t protect our Small Pelagic Fishery from all massive factory trawlers, the old adage of “gone fishing” might be gone. National Week of Action coming soon! …

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BRP Appoints Telwater as Evinrude Distributor

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BRP has appointed Telwater, Australia’s leading manufacturer of aluminium boat and trailer packages, as the national distributor of Evinrude E-TEC outboards. Telwater managing director Paul Phelan said the Evinrude brand has been around for over 100 years and continues to provide one of the best value propositions for boaters across a range of platforms. “BRP’s recent launch of the ground-breaking …

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Quintrex Revamps Yellowfin Range

Specifically built for offshore conditions, the new hard top design also features a grab rail on the roof, five Reel Easy rod holders and a dash decked out with drink holders and fiddle rail. All models can be optioned up and personalised with features such as a drum winch, LED light kit, Esky and storage seat options and a cabin bunk …

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Illegal Foreign Fishers Charged

On March 26, 2016, two Vietnamese vessels were sighted by Queensland Police within 23 miles of the Australian mainland, near Lockhart River, Queensland. The Australian Border Force and Australian Fisheries Management Authority then apprehended the vessels and discovered fishing gear and about 8.7 tonnes of bêche-de-mer. The two masters and one crew member of the Vietnamese fishing vessels were convicted …

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Company Profile: Springwood Marine is Your Lifestyle Choice

SPRINGWOOD Marine is one of the best-known marine dealerships around Brisbane. Now part of the Motosport Group, which specialises in lifestyle products including boats, personal watercraft, motorcycles and caravans, Springwood Marine is able to provide a bigger range at better prices. Boat finance, insurance, extended warranties, mechanical service and repairs, fit-out, accessories and parts are just some of the things …

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