3 Best Fibreglass Boats

3 Of The Best Fibreglass Fishing Boats in 2017

Last updated on April 11th, 2019 at 04:53 pm

Are you a keen fisherman who is looking to buy a boat? Or perhaps you are a boat owner who is looking to upgrade.

Have a quick look at this list of 3 of the best fibreglass fishing boats that are available on the market in 2017.


Price: $85,500

Haines Hunter 565RHaines Hunter is a prominent brand in Australian boating history. The previous models are highly respected and the new Haines Hunter 565R continues on the tradition bringing together proven boat engineering with modern technology.

This vessel is the family sports boat that doubles as a comfortable fishing boat that can also be taken off-shore. This is what makes the 565R a genuine all-rounder.

The helm layout is practical, deck space maximised with plenty of room for storage as well as a large live bait well. The overall layout is clean, open and easily accessible which is exactly what you need for a good day out fishing or enjoying water sports with family or friends.

General Specifications

MATERIAL Fibreglass

TYPE Monohull

LENGTH 5.65m

BEAM 2.4m

WEIGHT 720kg (hull only)


ENGINE Mercury 150 FourStroke outboard motor

Read more about the Haines Hunter 565R



Price: $115,000

WHITTLEY SL22 SEA LEGENDThe Whittley SL22 is a family and lifestyle boat that can also take fishing seriously.

This is a comfortable boat with a low centre of gravity and an excellent hull design making it feel very stable underfoot. There is a  nice balance of beautiful aesthetics and reliable internal technology.

Speaking of technology, the entire boat is can be managed from the big screen that displays premium colour sonar, GPS/plotter and engine diagnostics. This screen is also centre for all of the boat’s instruments such as lights, wipers, alarms and an integrated sound system.

Overall the Whittley SL22 Sea Legend combines stylish aesthetics, comfort, practicality, punchy power and exciting technology.

General Specifications

MATERIAL Fibreglass

TYPE Monohull

LENGTH 6.59m

BEAM 2.26m

WEIGHT 1949kg (BMT)


ENGINE Volvo V6 280 G

Read more about the Whittley SL22 Sea Legend.


Sea Fox 288 Commander

Price: $297,000

Sea Fox 288 CommanderThe Sea Fox 288 Commander is designed for game fishing and long offshore runs, but it contains a modern elegance and is spacious & comfortable enough to keep your family/friends happy as well.

It also comes armed with a state of the art collection of high tech features. The vessel contains plenty of wet & dry storage areas including  kill tanks, livebait tanks, lockers and access hatches. Every bit of available space has been carefully considered and put to good use.

This boat is suitable for both serious fishing and family boating.

General Specifications

MATERIAL Fibreglass

TYPE Monohull

LENGTH 8.71m

BEAM 2.9m

WEIGHT 2721kg (dry)


ENGINE 2 x Evinrude ETEC G2 300hp outboard motors

Read more about the Sea Fox 288 Commander.


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