Sounders

Mark Grenovich talks sounders giving us some great tips no matter what brand you use. Today’s Humminbird side imaging sounders

Boat Review – Reflex Chianti 585 MKll / 115HP 4 STROKE MERCURY

When looking at boats for the first time or upgrading it is always great to read boat reviews. In this

Renegade 420, 440, 530 Yard Review

Features such as a draw bar up the front, more seating positions, bow mount plate, upgraded electronics, and much more makes….

Yellowfin 7000 Southerner + Yamaha F225hp 4-Stroke boat review

The Yellowfin 7000 Southerner is an absolute weapon! The difference between a Hard Top and a Southerner is a slightly longer cockpit/cabin. This added size does add more weight, which is why a F225hp is a great match for this boat….

Territory Legend 530 + Yamaha F115hp 4-Stroke boat review

The Territory Legend rear mound Center Consoles are famous in the top end. They are designed for rough conditions, which is why the console is far back within the boat.

Quintrex Top Ender 490 + Yamaha F90hp 4-Stroke fitted out beautifully

This Quintrex Top Ender 490 is special. It’s fitted out and refined to a perfection we’ve never seen…..

2 x Yellowfin 7600 Southerner + Yamaha F250 4-Stroke with all the fruit + workshop fitout

We have not one, but two Yellowfin 7600 Southerns going through the workshop this week which are absolutely kitted out with the best electronics on the market. What absolute weapons these packages are, especially designed by some very experienced owners who have owned many boats throughout their life.

Quintrex Dory Blade 520 + Yamaha F60hp 4-Stroke boat review

Looking for a tinnie great for crab fishermen and large tinnie fans out there because this is the king of all ninnies….

Quintrex Hornet F500 + Yamaha F115hp 4-stroke boat review

If you are purchasing your first tournament boat, or your last tournament boat, the Quintrex Hornet 500 is perfect for you……

What is a Bowrider?

Greg and team from JV Marine World right here in Melbourne are back with another instalment of this mini series

Baysport 600 Offshore + Yamaha F130hp 4-stroke boat review

What a fantastic looking offshore boat Baysport are the biggest selling Fibreglass boat in Queensland for 7 years in a row!.

Quintrex Explorer 390 + Yamaha F25hp 4-stroke boat review

The Quintrex 390 Explorer is one of the most popular tinnies out there! In terms of a tinnie, this is pretty much as good as it gets…..

Hints on Using a Small Dinghy

Watch now as Honda’s Andrew Wentzel gives some handy hints on using a small dinghy which can be useful for all

Yellowfin 7000 HT + Yamaha F200hp 4-stroke boat review

If you’re looking for a custom plate boat where you can go out way deep, go way up north, or do just about anything, you must take a look at Yellowfin.

Freestyler 630 + Yamaha F150hp 4-stroke boat review

The Freestyler is a new class of boat, especially within the Australian market, an off-shore bow rider.

Outboard Maintenance

Start every season with a professional tune-up. You should have the mechanic run a compression test, pressure test the lower unit, check the seals and water pump, test the warning alarms and test the spark, in general, go over the motor in such a manner as to eliminate most causes of breakdown.

Boat Review Baysport 600 Offshore + Yamaha F130hp 4-stroke

Baysport are a locally made Fibreglass boat, made by the same man up in Noosa for almost 30 years. Baysport are the biggest selling Fibreglass boat in Queensland for 7 years in a row!…..

Mixing Fuel – Tips

If you have an older 2 stroke outboard, it’s a fair bet you have to mix your fuel and oil

Quintrex Renegade 420 SC + Yamaha F40 4-Stroke boat review

The Quintrex Renegade 420 is the most popular boat in Australia for a reason! It’s the best riding, best performing and softest riding 4.2m boat you can get!

Quintrex biggest and best go in 2 meter high waves

How does Quintrex’s biggest and best go in 2 meter high waves in 30-40 knot winds? Is the Trident 690 Hard Top the most capable boat on the market? Find out for yourself.

Servicing Inflatable Life Jackets

Inflatable life jackets became very popular when laws were changed requiring compulsory wearing of them in power boats up to and including 4.8m in Victoria and NSW.

New Quintrex Freestyler 630 + Yamaha F200 4-Stroke full review

Quintrex has released a new off-shore bow rider boasting their brand new APEX hull, and the conditions are rough with huge waves and strong winds.

Quintrex Freestyler 530 + Yamaha F115hp 4-stroke boat review

Another brand new Quintrex! This is the latest release Bow Rider in the new Apex Hull range, a more than capable offshore hull which rides on confused wash, making it a soft and comfortable ride. The water is squirted right out the size horizontally for an incredible dry ride.

Quintrex Blade Hull vs NEW Apex Hull

Quintrex has just released a brand new hull! The Apex Hull as seen on this new Quintrex Frontier 510 SC is the future! How will it go when we put it up against the Quintrex Blade Hull that we’ve all come to love?

How to anchor like a pro!

Anchoring can be a huge frustration for all new boaters, but with a bit of know how, it doesn’t have to be…..

Anchoring Tips

Using sand and reef anchors plus a few other handy tips

Lowrance Launches NEW NAIS500 Class-B AIS

Lowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, announced today, a fully integrated, Class-B Automatic Identification System (AIS) transponder – the Lowrance NAIS 500.

Boat Review : Quintrex 610 Territory Legend + Yamaha F150HP 4-stroke

What is a Quintrex 610 Territory Legend? It’s a massive Centre or Side console offshore MACHINE! It boasts the same hull as the famous 610 Trident which is well known for exceptional handling, a soft and very dry ride, and good stability at rest.

Utilising Your Chart Plotter

Chart plotters and sounders are an extremely useful tool to use in your boat. Dale Ward is a huge fan

Lowrance® announces new Link – 6 . A Class D DSC Approved VHF marine radio

Lowrance® is pleased to announce the new Link-6, a Class D DSC Approved VHF marine radio. The Link-6 features a dot white matrix LCD screen with inverted light mode, four backlit mic buttons and an easier front-mount installation with snap on edge bezels.

Lowrance® Celebrates 60 Years of Domination

Lowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957 — announced today plans for the celebration of its 60th Anniversary.

Different Boats on the Market

Want to know more about the different boats on the market? Here’s Sean from Streaker Marine explaining the different kinds.

Mixing Fuel and Oil – Older 2 Stroke Outboards

If you have an older 2 stroke outboard, it’s a fair bet you have to mix your fuel and oil yourself. After bad experiences with first generation premix systems, many anglers also disable them on newer motors, preferring to mix their own fuel.

IceMule Classic Soft Cooler Bag for your next Fishing Trip

Unlike other portable coolers, the IceMule Classic waterproof soft cooler bag will not leak even upside down, and it can keep ice intact for up to 24 hours.

Pre Launch Boat Tips

Greg from JV Marine talks about some prelaunch tips which may come in handy next time

Kayak Fishing with James in Port Phillip

Bumped into James this weekend out fishing on his Kayak. Great story actually. We we’re all out fishing and just

Quintrex Top Ender 481 Review

Originally invented for the ‘top end’, the Top Ender range is a popular fishing favourite Australia wide. The Top Ender’s

Outboard Maintenance

Start every season with a professional tune-up. You should have the mechanic run a compression test, pressure test the lower unit, check the seals and water pump, test the warning alarms and test the spark, in general, go over the motor in such a manner as to eliminate most causes of breakdown.

Fishing for gummy sharks and using the right hooks

There’s nothing like the thrill of catching a gummy shark. But before you catch that big one, it’s good to

Lowrance Announces New Widescreen ELITE-TI Displays

Lowrance®, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957, announced today the addition of a pair of widescreen displays to the Elite Ti standalone series of fishfinder/chartplotters.

Yamaha 40Hp vs Etec 40Hp vs Suzuki 40Hp, 2 stroke vs 4 stroke outboard

Check out the outboard test there is no competition 40Hp will beat 30Hp Right?

The Bosses Boat Quintrex Top Ender 481 Yamaha F80HP

Aaron Goodchild, the owner of Brisbane Yamaha shows us his favorite boat, the Quintrex Top Ender 481 with a Yamaha F80HP 4-Stroke

Lee Rayner With Some GPS Device Tips

Lee Rayner of Fishing Edge – Gives some tips on the use of a Simrad GPS

Life’s Better With A boat

PWC Etiquette & Safety on the Water, with David Heyes BRP

Boat Review Baysport 585 Weekender + Yamaha F115HP 4-Stroke

The Baysport 585 Weekender is a good all rounder and has the benefits of a smaller boat being easy to handle and not expensive to run as well as ……..

Boat Review : Quintrex Cruiseabout 490 With a Yamaha F70HP

With seating up the front, middle and rear, the Cruiseabout Bowrider 490 from Quintrex boasts many different features and layout……

Life’s Better With A boat

Hints on the purchase of a new secondhand family ski boat With Peter Webb Performance Marine Spy Bo

Boat Review Quintrex Top Ender 490C Yamaha F115

A lot of people don’t know that you can get a Quintrex Top Ender as a Center Console!

Life’s Better With A boat

Hints on buying a new or used Fishing boat With Paul Junginger

Life’s Better With A Boat

In this video, Life’s Better WIth A Boat spoke to dealer principal of R Marine Jacksons, about things to consider when buying a larger boat.

G3 Boats Sportsman 200 Walk Around

G3 Boats have 150 boats styles in there range and the prop tunnel hull style even with a 90HP Yamaha when you are on the plane it only needs 150mm water depth

Life’s Better With A Boat

Simon of Boats & More about choosing the right fishing boat for inland waters

Boat Review : Baysport 640 Deluxe + Yamaha F150HP

Gary Howard takes the Baysport 640 Deluxe, a true value for money offshore fishing rig, out past Bribie Island to see why Baysport Boats are Queensland’s biggest selling Fibreglass boat.

Boat Review : Baysports Boats

An overview of Baysport Boats, one of Queenslands leading fibreglass boat brands. Locally made in Noosa for your peace of mind using high quality materials and construction techniques to guarantee your boat will last and have a high re-sell value.

What to look for and consider when buying a boat trailer

Here we speak to Peter from Easytow on some of the things to look for and consider when purchasing your

Boat Review : Baysport 545 Yamaha F80HP

The Baysport 545 Fishing is a true value for money family friendly fishing boat with many built in features and inclusions. Capable of so much more than just fishing, the Baysport 545 Fishing is the ideal family boat.

Fuelling safety procedures with Gary Freeman

Here’s Gary Freeman of Pleasure Cruising Club who gives us a run through of the fuelling safety procedures.