Essential Tips To Survive A Lightning Storm While On A Boat

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Lightning storms are terrifying at the best of times. Rain and electricity falling from the sky, loud thunderclaps and dark skies are just some of the reasons lightning storms are no fun. But most of the time, we experience them in the safety of our homes. If you’re anything like us, you couldn’t think of anything worse than being caught in a lightning storm at sea. However, it can, and does, happen from time to time. So what can you do to survive a lightning storm in the unlikely event that you’re caught in one? You may be as exposed as ever out at sea, but there a few things you can do to turn the odds in your favour. Continue reading

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How To Paint A Boat

How To Paint A Boat

We often get asked how to paint a boat. And that’s a valid question – painting a boat is a lot more complex than it seems. Different boats are made from different materials, including alloy, fibreglass and even timber. Of course, different materials will need to be treated differently, so that’s another thing to keep in mind. It also means painting different boats will have varying levels of complexity. To help answer your question of how to paint a boat, we have listed a pretty broad overview below. But remember, you should come in and seek expert advice for your boat before you begin. The process we have listed might not be suitable for your boat – so have a chat with our experts before you get started. Continue reading

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5 Expert Boat Towing Tips

If you have recently made the jump into a brand new boat, congratulations! But there is one more thing you need to get sorted before you pick it up: boat towing. Towing a boat for the first time can be a little daunting. No doubt you’ve heard a lot about how it can be hard to reverse a trailer – maybe you’ve even hear a horror story or two! But let us put your mind at easy; towing a boat is not nearly as hard as a lot of people make it out to be. With our five boat towing tips, you will have no problems getting on and off the water.  Continue reading

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5 Reasons To Go Boating This Holiday Season

5 Reasons To Go Boating This Holiday Season

For most people, the holiday season is a time of extended leisure. And hey, you’ve worked hard all year – you probably deserve it! But there’s one thing that a lot of people overlook: boredom. Without a good set of activities to get you through the holiday season, a lot of people do get bored. Although boredom beats a day at work, there’s nothing better than filling your holiday season with fun activities. And what could be more fun than a day on the water?

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5 Storage Tips For Boat Safety Gear

There’s nothing more liberating than hitting the water. The feeling of freedom, mixed with a bit of saltwater, is the best way to spend a weekend. But there are a few things you need to check before you go. And by far the most important is boat safety gear. Your rods and fishing gear might come in at a close second, but at the end of the day your boat safety gear can save lives. Just having it there is one thing, but storing it well will enhance its effectiveness immeasurably. So read on for some of our best tips on how to store boat safety gear! Continue reading

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6 Fishing Boat Accessories You Need Today !

6 Fishing Boat Accessories you Need Today!

The time has come for you to collect the boat of your dreams. You can already see yourself ploughing out to your favourite fishing spot – life’s good! Except there are still some more things you need: fishing boat accessories! Buying a boat is one thing, but setting it up for a hot session on the water is another thing entirely. You are going to need a few fishing boat accessories to get you started. Luckily, we’ve put together a list of must-have fishing boat accessories! Continue reading

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How To Choose An Outboard Motor

How to Choose an Outboard Motor

When it comes to choosing boats, most people direct most of their attention to the hull. While this is important, there are other things to consider too! Among the other things to consider is your choice of engine. The outboard motor you choose will affect many aspects of your boating experience. From speed and power, to ride and plane, your outboard motor is an integral part of your boat. Continue reading

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5 Best Fishing Spots In Brisbane

Best Fishing Spots in Brisbane

Getting a boat is the first step in a fishing adventure that can last a lifetime. As any angler would tell you, the search for a good fishing spot never ends. Different spots produce different fish and there is no better feeling than finding yourself on a hot bite. Depending on your target species, you will have to travel around a bit to find the fishing spots that work. It might require a bit of time and effort to begin with, but it will be well worth it in the end. And remember: always plan your trip and follow the general steps of marine safety. Continue reading

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How to Choose a Boat

How To Choose A Boat

Buying a boat can be a significant investment of time and money. However, when you choose the right one, it will certainly be worth it. But how can you tell which boat is right for you? When you choose a boat, there are several things that you need to think about. Like cars, there are many different varieties of boats available.

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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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