Boating

Quintrex expands best-selling Renegade range

quintrex renegade range 570

DUE to customer demand, Quintrex has expanded its popular Renegade range to now include 530 and 570 models. The beauty of the Renegade range is the boats are equipped with everything you could possibly need for a fishing trip without breaking the bank. The new models are the largest in the range, offering plenty of room to bring along your …

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Mercury wishes Aussie team every success at World Water Ski Champs

MERCURY would like to sincerely congratulate the dozens of Australians who are about to take part in the 20th World Water Ski Racing Championships. After an extensive four-month, seven-race qualifying process the boats, skiers, drivers and observers are now preparing in Seattle, US, where the championships will be held from July 26 to August 6. Mercury Racing regional sales manager Peter …

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Luke Ryan’s northern expedition – Verado does it with ease

“To my surprise, given the amount of weight, the Verado performed outstandingly! Even with the burden of over a tonne of extra weight we got up on plane, travelling comfortably at 24 knots. The ActiveTrim feature helped tremendously with this. In a little over two hours we completed the 50-nautical mile journey to the campsite where we would spend the …

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Polycraft 4.55 stands the test of time

At the bow, I’ve extended the casting deck by about 70cm so two people can easily fish there. My side console setup is a little different to the normal ones as I have moved the seats forward. Traditionally, the seats in the side console are right at the back, but I’ve made a rear casting platform and put the seat …

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Quintrex’s new Stealth Hornet takes fishing to the extreme

quintrex 530 stealth hornet

QUINTREX has released an angler’s dream in the Stealth Hornet, which is packed full of features designed to land that perfect catch. The Stealth Hornet comes in 470, 510 and 530 models and is ideal for zipping through creeks and estuaries. Compared to the existing Hornet models, the Stealth Hornet boasts a 30 percent increase in storage and front casting …

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Insights into boat insurance

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. The scenario You want to get into serious offshore fishing. You’ve got a boat that is up to the task but you’re not sure whether any insurance companies will cover you …

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Quintrex releases new Yellowfin Southerner

yellowfin southerner 7000 and 7600

QUINTREX has expanded its popular Yellowfin line-up by adding two new models: the 7000 Southerner and 7600 Southerner. In early 2016, Quintrex revamped the entire Yellowfin range, releasing an improved-riding hull and unique modern look. Now Quintrex has released two new models designed to tackle the rough and tough conditions experienced offshore. The cabin length has been extended by 300mm, …

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Brisbane Boat Show returns to South Bank

2017 brisbane boat show

Being an exclusive boating-only show, exhibitors are able to provide expert advice and specific knowledge to visitors. The latest and greatest displays of products and services will be on show from all the major brands across the country. Spread across halls two, three and four, the event promises to deliver a combination of excellent locally made rigs together with brilliant …

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Introducing Quintrex’s ground-breaking Frontier range

quintrex frontier range apex hull

Built on Quintrex’s new Apex Hull, the Frontier features an increased flared bottom sheet for greater water contact and a smoother ride. With 4mm bottom sheets and 3mm side sheets across the range, these boats are built to last. The new Raised Side Deck features increased freeboard by 80mm and also allows for concealed controls. With four stainless steel rod …

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Sea Jay 458 Stealth review

458 Stealth

This is the maximum rated horsepower for the 458 Stealth but it had very impressive fuel consumption to boot, with almost 4km per litre economy at the optimal cruising speed. However, this engine will be economical at most speeds, and when combined with the reverse chine and flat planing hull of the Sea Jay Stealth, you get a boat that …

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