How To Prevent Your Boat Engine From Overheating

Prevent Your Boat Engine From Overheating

A hot boat engine is bad news for several reasons. Firstly, if your engine is too hot it means you’re not going anywhere in a hurry. If you’re lucky, and your boat engine still works despite overheating, you’ll need to wait for it to cool down. In a more likely scenario though, an overheated boat engine will take you out of action entirely. Continue reading

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The Fisherman’s Catch | 5 Brisbane River Fish Species

Brisbane River Fish Species

Before any fishing trip, it’s vital to know what you’re chasing. Whether it’s an everyday staple or a trophy fish, you need to know which techniques, tackle, and times to fish. The same is true of fishing in the Brisbane River. The Brisbane River might seem like an unlikely fishing destination, but it offers a surprising array of species. Continue reading

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7 Fun & Safe Ideas For Boating With Kids

Boating with kids is one of the most rewarding ways to spend time on the water. But, as with all activities, you need to be mindful of safety. At the end of the day, not every boating expedition will be completely suitable for kids. So let’s take a look at 7 fun and safe ideas for boating with kids. Continue reading

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Your Handy Boat Maintenance Checklist

Boat Maintenance Checklist

Boat maintenance is absolutely vital. Good maintenance can be the difference between getting out next time the weather’s good, and getting caught out at the ramp. More importantly, though, good maintenance is what gets you home after a solid day on the water. We put our boats through a lot every time we hit the water. And marine environments are some of the harshest on earth. Basically, we owe our boats some thorough and regular maintenance! But with so many components, how can you remember what needs to be done? When it comes to boat maintenance, a reliable and comprehensive checklist is what you need. To get you started, we’ve put together a basic boat maintenance checklist here. Continue reading

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Ultimate Guide | How To Buy A Boat Trailer

Buying a boat is a great way to tap the untapped freedom of our coastlines. But buying a boat is only one part of the equation; what about buying a trailer? Buying a boat trailer is just as important. Most of the time, you buy the two together. But in certain circumstances, you may find yourself looking to buy a trailer alone. Continue reading

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6 Useful Boat Storage Tips

Boat Storage Tips

As much as it pains us to say, boat storage is usually a long term affair. Sure, we would all love to be on the water every weekend. But family commitments, work, and weather often work together to keep us off the water. As a result, your pride and joy might find itself landlocked for a few weeks at a time. Not to worry though – with these boat storage tips, you can ensure your next trip is a smooth one. Storing your boat correctly keeps it in great condition, and prevents wear and tear. Here are some of our best boat storage tips!

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10 Best Brisbane River Fishing Tips

10 Best Brisbane River Fishing Tips

The Brisbane River offers more fishing opportunities than a lot of people realise. In fact, we reckon it’s a great spot to find some of the biggest and hardest fighting fish in southeast Queensland. So take a look at these toptips for fishing the Brisbane River and see for yourself! Continue reading

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Buying A Used Boat Checklist

buying a used boat guide to choosing a used boat

There’s a big market for used boats in Queensland, and it’s a great way to get a bargain. But you have to make sure that your safety, and your investment, aren’t things to be bargained for. Most used boats are in pretty reasonable condition, but you can never be sure. That’s why a careful inspection is always the first step to buying a used boat. So what do you need to look for? As experts, we have some experience in buying used boats – here’s our checklist for doing so! Continue reading

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The Best Land Based Fishing Spots in Brisbane

land based fishing spots brisbane

Have you noticed that the weather always seems to come good when you put your boat in for a service? It truly is a remarkable coincidence! But you don’t need to let is stop you from enjoying some hot fishing on the weekend. Brisbane has more land based fishing spots than a lot of people realise, and it’s well worth taking a look at a few. Sure, you might not want to eat everything you catch. But it’s a great way to catch some quality fish, and even tick a few PBs off your list. Here are our favourite land based fishing spots in Brisbane. Continue reading

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Sailing Playlist: Top 10 Songs To Listen To Aboard Your Boat

sailing playlist

A good playlist can make any voyage that little bit better. So we’ve put together a list of our favourite nautical tunes for your next trip into the blue! Continue reading

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