Boating

New DF300B outboard from Suzuki Marine

DF300B

SUZUKI Marine is proud to introduce the new DF300B. This outboard quite simply carries the same DNA as the brand’s flagship outboard, the DF350A. The new DF300B strikes the perfect balance between awesome power and thrust with outstanding fuel-efficiency and trusted reliability, all in a lightweight and stylish design. What sets this outboard apart in this category is Suzuki’s Dual …

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No time like the present for boat trailers

boat trailer nautilus marine insurance

WHEN it comes to marine insurance, ‘now’ is always the right time to be thinking about boat trailers. And that ‘thinking’ should take place at several levels including trailer security and trailer loading capacity as well as the more obvious trailer ‘condition’ in terms of towing compliance and road worthiness. Unfortunately, trailer theft is not uncommon. You head off with …

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Don’t let your boat ‘fender’ for itself

boat fenders boating and rv

LEADING marine products retailer Boating and RV, which has stores at Capalaba, Slacks Creek, Tingalpa and Townsville, has joined with Bush ‘n Beach to bring you a regular column with some serious information and news about general boating products. Here, director Aaron Hunt looks at boat fenders, what’s available, why you should have a couple and how some of them …

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Still on a roll with your trailer rollers

boat trailer rollers

LEADING marine products retailer Boating and RV, which has stores at Capalaba, Slacks Creek, Tingalpa and Townsville, has joined with Bush ‘n Beach to bring you a regular column with some serious information and news about general boating products. Here, director Aaron Hunt looks at boat trailer rollers – which ones for what purpose. Fancy having a tonne of weight …

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Ocean Craft 3300 Diver the ultimate tender

ocean craft 3300 diver tender

DOES your boat manufacturer offer you the following game-changing warranties? To give you what you paid for your old Ocean Craft trade-in hull (better resale value). Guarantee you to overtake any other boat with the same size outboard (superior performance and fuel economy thanks to a low-friction hull). Never sink lifetime warranty – or your money back. Ocean Craft is …

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Get your numbers right for boat insurance

nautilus marine numbers insurance

GETTING your numbers right is an essential part of insuring your boat – not just the numbers that relate to the price of the insurance premium but the numbers that will also keep you out of strife. One of the first sets of numbers you will need for insurance is the boat’s hull identification number or HIN. On Australian-built boats, …

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Suzuki Marine launches new 3+3 year warranty for all outboards in 2020

suzuki marine 3+3 year warranty

SUZUKI Marine is proud to announce an upgrade to its 3+2 year warranty to 3+3 year on all outboards (DF2.5hp-DF350hp) purchased from January 1, 2020 for recreational use only. This upgrade provides customers with further support, security and peace of mind from an already established brand. It endorses the superior build quality and reliability of the Suzuki Marine brand in …

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Evinrude releases new 115hp, 140hp and 150hp E-TEC G2 engines

evinrude e-tec g2 engines

EVINRUDE has expanded the revolutionary E-TEC G2 product line to include 115H.O., 140hp and 150hp models. Evinrude’s extended line-up is designed to give more boaters confidence on the water in any situation. Confidence through innovation and performance Shattering the paradigm for midrange outboards, the new models house a direct-injection inline three-cylinder powerhead. Delivering refined running quality and quiet operation, the …

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Quintrex releases seven new Top Ender Pro models

quintrex top ender pro 540

AUSTRALIA’S premium open boat just got better with the release of the Quintrex Top Ender Pro. The Top Ender Pro is offered in seven sizes, 430, 450, 481, 500, 520 and 540, with maximum capacities of five people, while the 590 has a max capacity of six people. Designed to meet Australian marine requirements, the Top Ender Pros have horsepower …

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Sharp increase in whale shark injuries due to boat encounters

whale shark injuries wa

ALMOST one-fifth of the whale sharks in Western Australia’s Ningaloo Reef Marine Park show major scarring or fin amputations, with the number of injured animals increasing in recent years, new research reveals. Distinctive scar patterns strongly suggest many of the whale shark injuries are caused by boat collisions, says whale shark scientist Emily Lester from the Australian Institute of Marine Science. …

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