• Accessories, Boating

    Yamaha Marine App

    Yamaha Motors Australia has announced the launch of the new Yamaha Marine App available on all iOS devices. At the tip of their fingers, owners and marine enthusiasts can access the very latest in marine information.  The Yamaha Marine App provides users with fast and convenient access to a comprehensive boat ramp locator which they can…

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    New Fender2Step

    The popular Dan-Fender FenderStep has now been joined by Fender2Step. The unique shape provides hull protection as well as two convenient boarding steps. The high topsides of many modern vessels make boarding difficult from either a marina finger or from small dinghies. The combined fender and two steps feature allows it to be rigged before entering…

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    The hole problem

    The biggest drawback to fitting underwater lighting to your boat is the introduction of a new holes into the hull – holes to mount the light and holes for light attachment or for wiring. On a small boat this can be a big deterrent to fit such lighting.  However, using a current drain bung location…

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    Marine Graphics Ink

    Marine Graphics Ink has been at the forefront of Australian boat wraps since 2007. Their fish illustrations and boat wraps are now recognisable at the boat ramps and on the floor at the boat shows. Nick Hannan, MGI owner and head illustrator, said wraps are becoming a popular and cost-effective option for boat hull protection. “It is a…

  • Accessories, Boating

    GME MT600G EPIRB

    GME has released the MT600G, an EPIRB with improved GPS functionality ensuring faster location in an emergency situation. The MT600G features a 10 year battery life and advanced self testing capability, giving users greater peace of mind. Features include a 66 channel GPS receiver which reduces the search area to less than 100m radius, and a…

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    Talon Electric Anchor Spike

    The Minn Kota Talon quickly and quietly stops and positions your boat in depths down to 12ft. Operating from the boat’s existing battery setup, the Talon vertically deploys its three stage telescopic spike with the wireless remote and without the fish-spooking noise of a traditional anchor. When not in use, the lightweight Talon can be…

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    Fuel-saving Enertia props

    Developed by Mercury to maximise fuel economy at cruising speeds, the new Enertia ECO propellers have shown in testing to cut fuel use by 10%. Available in three pitches (19, 21, and 23), all Enertia ECO propellers have a 16” diameter, compared to normal propeller designs which decrease in diameter as the pitch increases. Enertia…

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    Lone Star G3- 1000SD

    Lone Star Marine’s new G3-1000SD winch boasts 3200kg of holding power for vessels to 8m. This compact unit (featuring a 250mm drum) has been designed for larger boats with a smaller mounting area. It offers a fast drop and retrieve rate of up to 130ft per minute on the smaller frame, without any loss of…

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