Without question, fishing can be quite a challenge. Patience is a virtue greatly valued here and you need to be observant. You also need to have the proper gear to help you get the fish you’re going after. But thanks to current technology, fishing is becoming easier with some help from smartphone apps. From predicting … Continue reading 5 Handy Apps for Fishing & Boating
It’s a common sight –you see boat owners eagerly getting in line to wait for their turn on the boat ramps and launch their vessels. For those who are new to recreational boating, you should know that waiting to launch or retrieve your boat will not always be a pleasant experience. There will be delays, … Continue reading Public Boat Ramp Safety Tips & Etiquette
In NSW, there are two types of boat licenses, a general boat driving licence and PWC (personal watercraft) driving licence. A general boat driving licence is required if you drive a powered vessel for recreational purposes at a speed of 10 knots or more. A PWC driving licence is required to drive any vessel with … Continue reading Do I Need A Boat Licence in NSW?
Seeing your options before actually buying makes the shopping experience more exciting. The chance to see the specifications, compare prices, performance or see what colors it comes in will get your motor running in no time, and help you find the best personal watercraft to suit your needs. Without further ado, feast your eyes on … Continue reading 5 Great Jet Skis (Personal Watercraft) On The Market
For the fisherman out there, we take a look at 3 of the best fibreglass fishing boats including the Haines Hunter 365R, Sea Fox 288 Commander & Whittley SL22 Sea Legend. Continue reading
In Queensland, it is required that you have a boat licence (also called a marine licence) if you are operating a vessel that has an engine power greater than 4.5kW. It is also important to remember that in QLD a boat (known as a Queensland regulated ship) should only be used for recreational activities (including … Continue reading Do I Need A Boat Licence in QLD?
When it comes to the condition of motorboats, one of the best ways to determine current or potential problems is by observing the boat smoke and lubricating oil. First up, exhaust gases from marine engines should be clear. Any color of smoke can warn you of potential trouble. Below are possible smoke discolorations you may … Continue reading Boat 101: Boat Smoke and Lubricating Oil