5 Signs Your Boat Needs Servicing

5 Signs Your Boat Needs Servicing

Boats are designed to operate in one of the harshest environments possible: the ocean. A marine environment combines a whole range of things that can cause issues in a motor, including saltwater. Because of this, boats require a little extra care, such as frequent servicing and thorough cleaning. Continue reading

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5 Outboard Motor Maintenance Tips

5 Outboard Motor Maintenance Tips

Outboard motors face some of the harshest conditions imaginable. They are constantly exposed to the corrosive marine environment, with salt water permeating many of their components. For this reason, it comes as no surprise that they need regular maintenance. Continue reading

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A Guide to Boat Safety Equipment

A Guide to Boat Safety Equipment
There’s nothing better than getting out on the water in Queensland. Whether you are boating in a dam, lake, river or the ocean, boating is sure to bring you and your family no end of fun. However, it is vitally important that you are prepared if something goes wrong. As with almost any activity, boating is not without its risks. When you hit the water, you need to have a plan to deal with any emergency that might arise. A large part of this is ensuring that you have the right boat safety equipment for your vessel. Continue reading

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Tips For Choosing the Right Boat for Your Needs

Choosing The Right Boat

If you are currently choosing a new boat, then you have no doubt seen the large variety on offer. Boating is a popular pastime in Brisbane and as a result, there are boats suited to all manner of hobbies. From sailing boats, to fishing boats and everything in between, how can you tell which is right for you? There are a number of things to consider when choosing the right boat. Luckily, these are quite straightforward so choosing the right boat for you should not be a problem. Continue reading

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Boat Maintenance: How To Keep Your Boat In Perfect Condition

Boat Maintenance: How to Keep Your Boat in Perfect Condition

Whether you are a fisherman, water-skier or just a boating aficionado, boat maintenance is vital. Every time we use boats, we subject them to the wear and tear that comes with a harsh marine environment. Salt water is the worst enemy of almost all metals, which means we have to be vigilant when it comes to maintenance. If you leave no stone unturned for your boat’s maintenance, then it will last you for many years to come. Not only this, but it will also offer you better reliability and save you costly replacements. Continue reading

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Five Reasons to Get Boat Insurance

Five Reasons to Get Boat Insurance

Are you considering getting a boat or do you already own one? If so – is it protected financially? Brisbane is a great place to own a boat, with an abundance of marine and freshwater boating opportunities in the area. Continue reading

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Boat Repairs or Boat Maintenance: DIY or Hire a Professional?

Boat Repairs or Boat Maintenance: DIY or Hire a Professional?

Boats are exposed to the ocean and tidal waters frequently and these areas are among the earth’s harshest environments. Frequent exposure to salt water is enough to kill almost any machine, but boats are designed to withstand the constant punishment of corrosive saltwater. Despite their tough and advanced designs, however, boats require frequent maintenance and sometimes repairs. Continue reading

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Inboard vs Outboard Motors: Pros and Cons

Inboard vs Outboard Motors: Pros and Cons

Buying a boat is quite a big financial investment and for this reason, it is important that you consider all the important factors before committing to anything. One of the most important – and expensive – features of any boat is the motor and when it comes to marine motors, your options are inboard or outboard. Generally speaking, inboard motors are popular in larger boats such as speedboats or ‘cruisers.’ These boats are typically leisure crafts designed to take your family for a day on the water. Continue reading

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5 Essential Boat Accessories You Need Today

5 essential boat accessories you need today

Boating is one of the most popular pastimes in southeast Queensland and for very good reasons. The area is home to some of the most spectacular scenery in Australia and the superb fishing that the waters off Brisbane have to offer complements this. There are many factors that can limit your time on the water, and these include your busy schedule, changeable weather, and unpreparedness. Getting the most out of your time on the water is important, and this is why being prepared is one of the most important facets of boating. Being prepared will not only allow you to maximise your time on the water, it will also allow you to ensure your safety and the safety of your passengers, should something go wrong. Continue reading

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Must have boat accessories

Must have boat accessories

Any dedicated boatie knows that the key to a good day on the water is preparation. Not only will poor preparation prevent you from having a smooth day of boating, it can also risk your safety and the safety of those with whom you are sharing the water. Because Brisbane is prone to whether conditions that are sometimes wild or unpredictable, it pays to be prepared before your next day of fishing or boating and there are many must have boat accessories that can help you achieve this. Before you purchase anything, however, it is important to assess your individual needs. The best boat accessories for you depend on a number of factors including the type of boat you have, where you take it and what activities you use it for when you get out there. For example the boat accessories you would need for offshore fishing are far different to those you would need for estuary fishing or water sports.

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