• Boating, Motors

    New Honda releases

    The 2017 Melbourne International Boat Show marked the global debut for the BF75, BF80, BF90 and BF100 and the Australian debut of the new BF40 and BF50 Honda outboards with a fresh new look and some updated features. With an upgraded ECU, the new outboards have the latest in EFI technology, so the exact amount of…

  • Boating, Motors

    New Suzuki outboard range

    The Haines Group, distributors of Suzuki outboards, announce the arrival of the sleek, new 2017 range of outboard models to the Australian market. The  range have been given a sophisticated and stylish overhaul. Aside from the popular Cool White option, the new range is now available in Pearl Nebular Black, which is inlayed with blue micro-metal…

  • Boating, Motors

    Honda new concept outboard

    Honda Marine broke the mould for marine engines at the 2017 Miami International Boat Show, with a bold, new concept engine. For exceptional aerodynamics, the tailored packaging of the Honda Marine concept engine includes a sculpted centre channel inlaid with a honeycomb mesh trim. The heat ducts feature an interwoven design with black honeycomb mesh reminiscent…

  • Accessories, Boating, Motors

    Enhanced i-Pilot Spot-Lock

    Minn Kota has made significant enhancements to its Spot-Lock electronic GPS anchor. “We’ve reinvented Spot-Lock to make it the most accurate electronic GPS anchor ever,” said Shaun Clancy, Minn Kota Brand Manager. “Anglers will immediately notice that the reinvented Spot-Lock holds the boat in position with unmatched precision and consistency. When fishing, even in strong…

  • Boating, Motors

    Yamaha F90

    Yamaha’s new lightweight F90 4-stroke is equipped with a 4-cylinder, 16-valve in-line SOHC 1.8L engine, with bigger displacement than the previous generation 1.5L engine it replaces. The bigger F90 is nearly 10kg lighter than the old engine, resulting in improved performance and better balance when fitted on hulls in this category. The F90 is based…

  • Boating, Motors

    Torqeedo Cruise pod drives

    The Torqeedo Cruise 2.0/4.0 FP and 10.0 FP (Fixed Pod) deliver the top performance that German company Torqeedo is renowned for. Despite being virtually silent, the pod’s performance is equivalent of 5, 8 or 20hp. These motors are lightweight with an optional folding propeller. The Cruise 2.0/4.0 FP propels boats up to 4 tonnes at over…

  • Boating, Motors, Videos

    New Honda portable outboards

    Honda has launched three new portable outboards: the BF4, BF5 and BF6. With weights starting from just 27kg, combined with a new carrying handle design, they’re very easy to transport and store. The tiller handle can be fully folded to make the unit even more compact. These engines are equipped with a Honda’s decompression mechanism, which…

  • Boating, Motors, Videos

    Suzuki DF150AP and DF175AP

    The Haines Group, distributors of Suzuki outboards, has announced the release of Suzuki’s new high performance, 4-cylinder DF150AP/DF175AP 4-strokes. Repackaged with the latest refinements and innovations as seen in the DF200AP (released April 2015), the DF150AP and DF175AP offer the same lightweight and compact design while boasting the largest displacement in their respective classes (2867cm3)….

  • Boating, Motors

    Bold look for new Racers

    Mercury Racing has released a new look for its 250 XS and 300 XS outboards. By combining high power and torque with ultra-light weight, the 250 XS and 300 XS engines are in high demand around the world. The 250 XS, a low-emissions TwoStroke, outperforms competitive 250hp engines in a variety of categories including fuel economy,…

  • Motors

    Minn Kota EO motor

    The Minn Kota EO provides up to nine hours of primary propulsion for smaller boats, meaning you’ve got more than enough power for a full day of fishing. There are plenty of features, including Digital Maximizer, which allows you to stay on the water up to five times longer on a single charge. And if…

2016 AFTA Trade Show

Check out these videos to go behind the scenes at the 2016 AFTA Tackle Trade Show – the premier event in the tackle industry calendar!

AFTA Show

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