Author Archives: Holt Marine

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 … Continue reading

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How To 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 … Continue reading

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The Fisherman’s Catch | 5 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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Your Handy 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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6 Useful 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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Buying A Used Boat Checklist

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 … Continue reading

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The Best Land Based Fishing Spots in 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 … Continue reading

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