Boating

Insights into boat insurance

Coming clean can be very expensive Nautilus Marine Insurance Whether on the road or on the water, remediating the damage you cause to things other than your car or boat can be frighteningly expensive. You prang your car and in the course of the accident take out a streetlight and some signage on a roundabout in the process. Who is …

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Insights into boat insurance

Nautilus Marine Insurance

Insurance is not a time for fairy tales Nautilus Marine Insurance Getting your vessel description absolutely right is critical when it comes to filling out an insurance application form. Nautilus Marine Insurance All of those questions about the brand of the vessel, the model, length, beam, the year of manufacture and so on are there to help establish exactly what …

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Lowrance HDS-9 Live overview

Lowrance HDS-9 Live

Selecting the appropriate electronics package is very important when starting out in a new boat. Lowrance HDS-9 Live Having a unit that can do all that you want and all that you need it to do is key to your success. Lowrance HDS-9 Live I’ve been asked on many occasions why I chose the Lowrance HDS-9 Live unit in my …

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Insights into boat insurance

Cover is more important than price It has been attributed to Henry Royce of Rolls-Royce fame, it’s known as the slogan of the Gucci Family and even Benjamin Franklin is claimed to have said it. But despite its various ‘authors’ and the slight differences in wording, the comment remains very valid when dealing with marine insurance. “The bitterness of poor …

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New Ghost 360 sonar Lowrance software

New Ghost 360 sonar Lowrance software

A world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, Lowrance released a software update recently, including the new Ghost 360 feature and new compatibility for NAC-2 and NAC-3 autopilots. The latest software update unlocks the exciting new feature of Ghost 360 for users of the Ghost Trolling Motor with Active Imaging 3-in-1 nosecone, which offers anglers a high resolution 360-degree detailed image …

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Bar Crusher 670HT review

It’s a very rare occasion that we manage to get three brand new Bar Crusher 670 Hardtops in the same place at the same time. A couple of weeks ago, the plan came together with the organisation of Rod Elliot from AMC and his staff to take these boats out for a combined water test and review to document their …

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Lowrance unveils new companion app

Lowrance companion app

A world leader in fishing electronics since 1957, Lowrance officially unveiled its app recently, including a set of new premium features, advanced functionality and seamless synchronisation with the full range of Lowrance fishfinders and chartplotters. The Lowrance app is free to download and offers a rich experience that includes free up to date and detailed nautical charts from C-MAP, creation …

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New Mercury DTS now available for multi-engine configurations

Mercury

The perfect addition to your Mercury powered multi-engine boat arrived in November – with the next generation dual-handle digital throttle and shift system. Mercury DTS multi-engine With integrated, intuitive and intelligent technology the next generation of Mercury DTS controls, rigging your boat has never been easier. Mercury DTS multi-engine This DTS system represents a major step in the product’s evolution, …

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Quintrex leads the fleet for driving new boaties to market

Quintrex new boaties

Thousands of Australians are stepping away from dry land and shifting their ventures to their local waterways in an effort to sidestep the cabin fever of closed borders and redefine the meaning of a holiday from home. Quintrex new boaties As the country sees an all-time spike in spending locally and the investment in local leisure products, the marine industry …

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Mercury Marine announces new vision – an electric outboard

electric outboard

Mercury Marine has announced its Avator™ electric outboard concept, representing Mercury’s next step in marine innovation, advanced technology and engineering. The electric outboard concept will be on display for the first time during the 2022 Miami International Boat Show and is progressing the company toward the formal release of electric outboard products later in 2022 and 2023. Avator creates a …

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