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What Is A Transom On A Boat? [With Pictures]

A transom is the entire vertical section at the back of a boat. It runs from the top of the boat’s rear down to the water, and is reinforced to strengthen the hull of the boat, and allow an engine … Continue reading

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How To Clean An Aluminium Boat [Step-By-Step]

Sun and water affects the life of every marine vessel. When it comes to aluminium boats, saltwater, in particular, can have a marked effect due to galvanic corrosion, so your pride and joy does need regular maintenance. 

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Where Port And Starboard Comes From

Boats have been around for a hell of a long time. The oldest boat discovered is a 10,000 year old plank of wood with its insides carved out, thought to have been commanded by a hunter gatherer living in modern … Continue reading

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What Size Electric Motor Do I Need For My Boat?

Electric motors are taking the fishing and boating world by storm. What started as a niche product for bream and freshwater fisherman has quickly become a masthead of the boating community, and it’s easy to see why. Electric motor technology … Continue reading

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Outboard Motor Buying Guide 2021

Whether you’re dropping a line, cruising around a lake, or introducing the family to the thrill of water skiing, there is nothing better than spending the day on the water. 

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Essential Nautical Terms You Need To Know

People have been using boats to travel across water for 5,000 years—a tradition that created a rich and complicated vocabulary. Here are some essential nautical terms, boat terminology, and parts of a boat that can help to turn you into … Continue reading

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The Most Dangerous Seas to Sail in the World

Ever wondered where the sea gets its fearsome reputation from? We certainly have, which is why we’ve put together this list of the most dangerous seas to sail in the world. Sailing is challenging at the best of times, but … Continue reading

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Top Reasons For A Broken Boat, And How To Fix Them

Australia has over 171 lakes, and 35,000 km of shoreline. It’s no wonder so many Australians love their boats—whether fishing, diving, skiing, or diving, boating has become a core part of our culture. So when your trusty vessel breaks down, … Continue reading

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How Long Do Boat Motors Last? | Expert Guide

When you finally approach the perfect fishing spot in the middle of a lake, with barramundi swirling beneath you, the last thing you want is for your boat’s engine to fail. Being stranded isn’t fun, and to prevent it from … Continue reading

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Boating Safety Tips | Dangers To Watch Out For

Boating is a great way to whittle away the weekend’s hours, and is a favourite pastime for Australians. But to remain safe, there’s common dangers that people must be aware of, and in this article, we’ll provide some simple boating … Continue reading

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