Boating Tips For Beginners To Help You Catch More Fish

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There is nothing quite as alluring as the prospect of a successful day on the water. For a lot of fishers, this lure is too strong to resist – that’s how most of us end up with boats! But if you’re a fishing or boating beginner, navigating the many tricky details of a day on the water can be challenging. That’s why we have collected a few of our best boating and fishing tips for beginners. Continue reading

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Your Ultimate Fishing Trip Checklist

Your Ultimate Fishing Trip Checklist

There’s nothing like the anticipation the night before a fishing trip. You’ve planned your itinerary, checked the tides, filled the esky with ice and you’re ready to go. Or at least, you think you are. Before you set that early morning alarm, there are a few things that are really worth double checking. That’s why we have put together your ultimate fishing trip checklist. No longer will you get that sinking feeling that comes with forgetting something important. So read on, and put your mind at ease! Continue reading

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Boating 101 – A Beginner’s Guide To Getting On The Water

Boating Guide for Beginners

The wonderful world of boating is always full of surprises. In fact, we are prepared to bet that you’ll never have two identical days on the water. But before you can confirm that, you need to actually get on the water. If you’ve just got yourself a new boat, then you’ve finished the hard part. Now you need to turn your mind to the more practical matters of boating. And that’s where our boating guide for beginners can help! Continue reading

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Expert Tips On Buying A Used Boat

Expert Tips On Buying A Used Boat

Buying a used boat is a popular way to get into boat ownership. And there are heaps of good reasons why! Buying a used boat is often a fair bit cheaper, and it is also a good way to get your hands on unique models. But buying a used boat does require a little extra attention to detail. If you’re buying a used boat that has had some serious time on the water, you will need to look out for signs of wear that could become problems in the future. Continue reading

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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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