Monster Alert | Some Of The Biggest Fishing Catches In Australia

Biggest Fishing Catches

Every serious angler dreams of catching a monster, to be held aloft while grinning from ear to ear, and getting more social media love in one day than an entire year. Continue reading

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Quick & Easy Guide On How To Set Up A Fishing Rod

Set Up A Fishing Rod

Some Aussies like nothing more than to cast their net, grab a beer, and wait for a twitch. Fishing is a relaxing hobby undertaken by millions of us every year, creating a multi-billion dollar industry for our economy.1 Continue reading

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How to Choose a Boat Insurance Policy

Insurance is important. We insure our cars, our houses, their contents, and our incomes. But what about Brisbane Boat Shop? Boat insurance is often overlooked, and for a lot of boat owners insurance falls through the cracks altogether. It’s easy to see why, too. Continue reading

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A Guide to Boat Safety Gear

Boat Safety Gear

Boating is a pretty low-risk activity. If you take care of your gear, and keep an eye on the conditions, generally you should enjoy a relatively high standard of safety. But when things go wrong on the water, they can go wrong in a big way. When you’re out at sea, you need to be able to protect yourself if things go wrong and you end up stranded, or worse – in the water. So let’s take a look at five of the more common items of boat safety gear. We’ll run you through what they do, when you need, and why! Continue reading

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How To Take Care Of Your Boat’s Battery

Like cars, many boats rely heavily on their batteries. And that’s not just for starting, either! Boat batteries run everything from your starter motor, to your GPS, sounder, and your electric motor if you have one. They’re vital accessories, and buying a quality boat battery is important.
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Boating Mistakes to Avoid on Your Next Trip

boating mistakes

Boating is one of the best hobbies there is. Whether you’re fishing, swimming, skiing, or just sightseeing, a day on the water is hard to beat. But it takes some preparation. When you’re on the water, you’re in charge of your own safety. Continue reading

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How to Secure your Boat in a Storm

Secure your Boat

Storms can cause untold damage, both on land and on the water. Of course, waiting out a storm is easy enough with the right preparation. But what can you do to secure your exposed boat in a storm? There are some time tested methods for securing boats in a storm. However, they do vary depending on the type of boat you are securing, and its location. Here are some of our best tips for securing your boat in a storm. Continue reading

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Buying An Antique Boat | Is It Worth It?

So you’ve seen the boat of your dreams. It’s up for sale, and it’s got a few years under its belt. But it’s more stunning than anything you’ve seen on the water. Do you buy it? Well, maybe. But before you do, it’s important that you take a few things into account. Let’s face it, everyone wants an antique boat. They’re beautiful. Continue reading

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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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