That’s what a pair of 350hp Yamahas can do for you, but only on the right hull. The boat is 9.5m over all, but only 2.48m beam so it can be towed anywhere at any time (or more likely kept ...Magnus Craft Aeron 31 - read the full review, Occasionally I get the chance to review a boat with its owners already in place. The boat is the Sealegs 7.1, the only brand offer genuine amphibians in Australia. Despite being essentially a roomy fishing runabout, it still has ...Haines Hunter 760R - read the full review, The 6.3 metre Signature 632F is the current stage in the evolution of one of the Haines Group’s most popular fishing boats. They are the builders of Caribbean, and for a long time the names Caribbean and Bertram were interchangeable, as were the designs. With a 10 or 15Hp ...Sirocco 350 Air Hull Inflatable - read the full review, SmartWave Is a New Zealand manufacturer of moulded plastic boats, with emphasis on the smaller end of the market. Eventually the timber absorbs water, swells and finally rots. The 630 Freestyler, though, is blindingly ...Quintrex 630 Freestyler - read the full review, If you want a boat offering decent shelter combined with maximum room then runabout is the style for you. Issue: April 2003 Bluefin Boats uses basic moderate deadrise aluminium hulls, to produce a boat at a price well below other supposed state-of-the-art fishing machines. Depth finder. The inherent stability and the sheer space available within their dimensions ...Blackdog Cat 5.10 - read the full review, There are inflatables, rigid inflatables and, perhaps, rigid rigids. It was the winner of the Imported Fibreglass category, and it won handily. Using ...Whittley Cruiser 2080 - read the full review, Whittley are probably best known for their trailable cruisers. They typically have 3mm decks, 4mm sides and 5mm bottoms – which is the same as a 30 metre ferry would have. They have been built in a range of layouts but the review boat is in a class of one: the first to be powered by outboards. Learning that its birthplace was China could cause a sucking in of the lips of a few people, but ...Searano 500 Bow Rider - read the full review, In the heyday of trailer sailers, 30 and more years ago, cheapness and internal room with a few exceptions took priority over high quality and sailing ability. They are quite impressive, but since the main purpose of a walk around is ...Seaswirl 1851 Striper - read the full review, When Signature put an F in a boat’s name, they are saying this is a boat designed around fishermen. Currency £ - GBP - British Pound Sort Sort Order List View Gallery View Submit. It takes courage to introduce a $2 million-plus boat into today’s marine market, but this entrant looks the part. I have everything above except the good riding. With a hull weight of only 350kg, it has closed-cell foam buoyancy of 923kg. His special requirements started with a complete absence of decorative ...Coraline 550 Runabout - read the full review. Any thoughts on the scorpion/Bluefin be good and if you think the surtees is still the better buy out of the 3 is a big Q? The Seacat 565FC is anything but bare bones and still achieves it, ...Seacat 565FC - read the full review, One of the magnets at the Hillarys Boat Show was the Seacat 636. The builders call it a motor yacht and it is hard to argue with them: the ambience is more small ship than ...Horizon 65 Motor Yacht - read the full review, There are bigger bow riders around than the Hydra-Sports 2300DC, but I doubt that any of them contain more ingenuity, capability and surprises. “There’ a good amount of fish out there.” Capt. That it is also a comfortable, sea kindly boat is due to the builder’s opinion that fishing boats should be that ...Coraline 700FX Oceanrunner Series II - read the full review, A great advantage of buying a WA-built boat is the opportunity to have it finished to your specifications. It is worth saying that the boat’s name ...Tournament 625 - read the full review, In many ways Trailcraft is the Quintrex of the plate boat world, building a model and a length to suit almost any trailer boat buyer. Boat is listed for sale locally so I reserve the right to end the auction early. This is understandable: economy of scale comes into it, but mainly the reason is the builder got his concept right and he is sticking with it. I do a lot of fishing out to little/Grt Barrier,Hole in rock BOI,Cape KauriKauri and out pass poor nights so need something that would handle that but something still good for the family! That it complied with only comparatively minor additions and ...Coraline 550 Series Centre Console Commercial - read the full review, The hull plating of this 550 Centre Console Coraline is the standard item, but almost everything else was subject to some form of customising. In their Targa 50, Fairline are reversing the trend of recent years. A near literal name for what is known here as a centre console. Seems like I do it all Bassackwards! The best way to test a big boat designed for how West Australians most use their boats is to take it to Rottnest. The English Sunseeker company has fixed that with an Australia-only version of their new Manhattan 52. Put new floor in and changed the interior a bit . It still has the 670, but although the overall length remains at that figure the hull length has increased by 200mm. For the ...Seacat 520CC - read the full review, An 18ft power cat for under $63,000 is good going, and it does not have to be a stripped-out Spartan job to reach that figure. Also check that the 565 does have a 5mm hull as they were 4 when they first came out in 2000 or 2001. The builders have clearly woken up to Australian ...Meridian 441 Sedan Bridge - read the full review, People who buy an Air Rider hull are looking for very special performance. We love to hear from you, contact us and we will get back to you shortly. I was really surprised about how such a quickly made sushi can be that tasteful and high-quality. Part of the reason for that is a deserved reputation for quality, part for generally ...Caribbean Adventurer - read the full review, The Mk2 Caribbean 40 has the same hull the Mk 1 has had for many years, and that will make a lot of people happy: this hull has long been regarded as a bench mark in sea keeping. The Carbon fiber Upholstery looks amazing. A 2.5 metre beam and high freeboard are ...Stessl 550 Funseeker BR - read the full review, To many Australians the greatest shortcoming of imported big boats is the small size of their cockpits. And it is probably as well that the numbers are not large because they take an astonishing number of man hours to build. At a time of a less than vibrant marine industry, a new brand has appeared: Reef ...Reef Hunter 5700 - read the full review, The Reef Hunter 630 is a beefy boat, both the bits you can see and gauge and those you can’t. Aimed squarely at the fishing buyer, ...Barcrusher 730 HT - read the full review, The Barcrusher’s main selling point – that of all of the boats in the range – is its ability to punch above its weight as the sea conditions worsen. Even though this boat is rated to a maximum horsepower of 20, the 15hp it was tested with was a good match. Good luck with your project. The Brooker 510C I reviewed was the more common centre console. Genuine seats for half a dozen – plus untold numbers of ...Gemini Elite 650 - read the full review, South Africa’s population of leisure boats has one of the world’s highest percentages of rigid inflatables; the South Africans appreciate ...Gemini Elite 675 - read the full review, There are a lot of automotive brand names that stir the blood, but just a handful of boats. Which ...Brig Eagle 780 - read the full review, Brigs were square-rigged sailing workhorses, nothing like the current batch of vessels using the word as a brand name. But unlike the tradition of the car industry they do not build disguised clones of the parent. A useful ...Whittley CR 2600 - read the full review, I have always thought the Whittley CR 2800 was a first class combination caravan and cruiser. Unlike many builders Whittley give them completely different hulls to similar ...Whittley 22 Sea Legend - read the full review, Whittley has two ranges of fibreglass boats: their renowned cruisers, and the Sea Legend sport fishers. I was in a 5.5 metre Coraline, a boat that can be ordered in any layout. Found in the western side of the Atlantic Ocean off North Carolina, the December Bluefin are here and reports of good catches are already appearing since the season officially opened on December 1st. Queensland builder Whittley has come up with a boat that, ...Whittley 1650CL - read the full review, Cruiser might seem an adventurous title for a boat with an 18ft hull length, but the Whittley 2180 Cruiser uses the space within that hull very well, and ...Whittley 2180 Cruiser - read the full review, The Whittley SL22SD is biased towards fishing, but can fairly make claim to be a genuine all rounder. All the usual reasons for the spaciousness: more beam ...Catalina 315 - read the full review, Catalina has a practice of making the cockpit side benches long enough to sleep on and the 355 seems to have added a few more inches. The lightweight 1.9L Mercruiser, putting out 120hp, started a minor trend a few years ago for diesels in trailer boats. But there’s no denying a moderate deadrise aluminium hull is just that, a moderate deadrise aluminium hull. Many of these fish are smaller 15- to 30-pounders, but boats are also pulling up on schools of larger-grade fish. In a 4.6 metre hull you cannot expect the likes of kill tanks, deck wash and ...Stessl 460 Warrior Centre Console - read the full review, Like all the other Stessls I have come across the 525 Seatruck runabout features a basic simplicity combined with strong construction and thoughtful detail. And since the Jackson 47 emphasises space, you ...Jackson 47 - read the full review, The Jeanneau 42DS is an unashamed cruising boat, and it is good to know that the owner of the first one in the state has serious plans for it: a year of familiarisation, then a leisurely year circumnavigating Australia. A lot of ...Falcon 760 Sportfish - read the full review, The description ‘power cat’ generally brings to mind a boat built with speed in mind, and that is not at all what the Prowler 10.4 is. Spent alot of time in a Bluefin 535 and all good for the price. 2002 - 565 Scorpion 90 Mariner 295Hrs $24500.00, 2004 - 540 Bluefin 90 Merc 173hrs $26000.00. Entering is generally down a long and steep ladder, and you are then isolated from the outside world. I am not an expert, but what I have noticed is that BlueFins seem to be easy to work on and are pretty good boats for their size. $2,450 obo. The hull fabric is German manufactured Mehler/Heytex with a five year warranty, and the fibreglass ...Aurora Adventure V650 - read the full review, Azimut is an almost unknown brand in WA, but this Italian company claims to be the world’s biggest builder of luxury motor yachts. This week’s Naiad under review is something different: it has a pressed aluminium bottom, and the chief reason for this is weight ...Kirby Naiad 5.8 - read the full review, When a man has been building boats for 28 years, the perfect boat he builds for himself will be an object of interest. The model this boat replaces, the 48, had the master cabin amidships; the 50 has it forward – to the benefit ...Fairline Targa 50 GT - read the full review, At 5.75 metres this Falcon RIB is smaller than the maximum Rottnest tender length, but there is an advantage in the more modest size. Manufactured in Indiana, Blue Fin Industries/Spectrum would eventually employ some advanced manufacturing processes in order to create stronger, more durable vessels. With their first vessel a 5.8m the Motor Yacht in the title ...Waveline Ocean 5.8 Cross Over - read the full review, A 21st century trailer sailer. It has a good running 50 horse Force motor with power tilt. When On Strike Charters of Exmouth wanted such a boat for their big-game tag and ... South Africa’s population of leisure boats has one of the world’s highest percentages of. There was an innocent reason: the dealer had reconditioned the motor and was taking the opportunity to ...Blue Fin 5.80 Bowrider Sports - read the full review, The  Blaze Ripper 4.5 from the Bluefin stable is the size and style of boat that many people start out with, and that probably just as many finish up with in retirement. Ajamian landed one of his bluefin tuna solo, not an easy feat when the fish is bigger than himself. 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