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?
Last updated on April 30th, 2019 at 11:43 amSeeing your options before actually buying makes the shopping experience more exciting. The chance to see the specifications, compare prices, performance or see what colours it comes in will get your motor running in no time, and help you find the best personal watercraft to suit your … 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
Last updated on January 19th, 2018 at 04:21 pmIn 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) … Continue reading Do I Need A Boat Licence in QLD?
Last updated on October 13th, 2017 at 12:29 pmWhen 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 … Continue reading Boat 101: Boat Smoke and Lubricating Oil