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Boat Motor Financing: Inboard & Outboard Motor Loans

Boat Motor Financing: Inboard & Outboard Motor Loans New or used boat motor loans to power or repower your boat! Financing a boat engine in Australia is similar to financing any other type of vehicle or equipment. However, not all... Read More
Boat trailer finance

Boat & Jet Ski Trailer Loan & Finance Options

Boat And Jet Ski Trailer Loan Options Access the leading finance for new or used boat trailers Financing a boat trailer in Australia is similar to financing any other type of vehicle or equipment. However, not all lenders will finance... Read More

Getting A Used Boat Loan: Buying A Second Hand Boat

Getting Used Boat Finance & Buying A Second Hand Boat Accessing the best used boat lenders. Understanding the options for a used boat loan is key to a successful second-hand purchase. Many borrowers often go through a long process to... Read More

Paternoster Rig & Variations

The paternoster rig and its variations are a popular and easy rig to create. It can be created with single or multiple hooks and with or without a running line - depending on personal preference, conditions and/or location. This is... Read More

Lifejackets: Approved life vests by age, location and vessel type

The Essential Role of Lifejackets in Marine Safety in Australia The importance of a lifejacket to save lives comes into effect only when it's worn. This key safety equipment plays a pivotal role in all water-based activities and recreational boating... Read More

Boating Holidays

Boating holidays can be an excellent way to explore new places, relax and unwind, and spend time with family and friends. Whether you're a seasoned boater or a first-time sailor, there are many opportunities to plan an unforgettable boating holiday.... Read More

The basics of boat maintenance

Boat maintenance is a critical aspect of owning and operating a boat. Regular maintenance is vital to ensure that your boat is efficient, safe, and reliable. Here are some essential maintenance tasks to keep your boat in excellent condition: Start... Read More

The unwritten rules of boating etiquette

Follow Navigation Rules: Boaters must follow the same navigation rules as other vessels on the water. This includes maintaining a safe speed and distance from other boats, yielding to larger vessels, and avoiding areas with restricted access or no-wake zones.... Read More

What are the costs of owning a boat

The cost of boat ownership can vary widely depending on the type of boat, its age, its condition, and the region where it is located. Here are some of the costs to consider when owning a boat: Purchase Price: The... Read More

Tips for hiring a boat

Hiring a boat is an excellent way to explore the beautiful waterways of Australia. Whether you want to go fishing, sightseeing, or simply enjoy a day out on the water with family and friends, hiring a boat can be an... Read More

Why you should insure your boat

Owning a boat is a significant investment and one that brings immense joy to boat owners. However, like any other valuable asset, it is important to protect your boat with insurance. Boat insurance provides protection for you, your passengers, and... Read More

Top boating activities

Australia is surrounded by water, with a vast coastline and numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways, making it a perfect destination for boating enthusiasts. Boating activities in Australia are diverse and cater to a range of interests and preferences. In this... Read More

The basics of towing your boat

Towing a boat is the most common way to take your watercraft to different bodies of water for fishing, water sports, or cruising. However, towing a boat can be a complex process that requires careful attention to safety and technical... Read More

The most important considerations for a new boat owner

Owning and operating a boat can be rewarding and exciting experience. Whether you use your boat for leisure or commercial purposes, it is essential to consider several important factors to ensure your safety, the safety of your passengers, and the... Read More

What type of boat is best for me?

Australia is a nation surrounded by water, making boating a popular recreational activity for many Australians. Boating provides a great way to explore the country's waterways, from the rivers and lakes to the ocean. With so many different types of... Read More

The basics of boat safety

Boating is a popular recreational activity in Australia, with millions of people hitting the water every year. However, it's important to remember that boating can be dangerous if proper safety measures are not followed. The following is a list of... Read More

An introduction to game fishing

Game fishing is a popular recreational activity in Australia. Known for its vast coastline and abundant marine life, Australia offers some of the best game fishing opportunities in the world. If you're interested in game fishing but don't know where... Read More

How to catch squid

Catching squid is a popular pastime in many coastal communities around the world. Whether you're an experienced angler or a beginner, catching squid can be a rewarding experience. In this blog post, we'll cover some tips and techniques for catching... Read More

How to Check HIN & PPSR

Buying a boat is a huge compromise and often we find some unbelievably good deals online but is it really a good deal? Unfortunately many times these bargains are actually time bombs disguised as your dream boat. In this article,... Read More

Finding Nemo – The Great Barrier Reef

Nemo is famous. Thanks to the world of animated movies, this brave little fish has been beamed into homes globally, and few people would fail to recognise his distinctive orange body and white stripes. However, did you know that Clownfish…

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Native Australian freshwater turtle species

Australia is home to 24 species of freshwater turtle. All but one of these species belong to the family Chelidae, a family we share with New Guinea and neighbouring islands, and South America. These turtles turn their heads sideways when…

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Are sardines good for you?

Sardines have been around for centuries. These small fish are said to be named after Sardinia, an island of Italy, because of the abundance that could be found there. While sardines can be enjoyed fresh, they are highly perishable. This…

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What to look for when exploring island sand flats

During late afternoon, low tides on Islands reveal 100 metres of exposed shoreline scattered with marine life unique to the tropical region. To help you identify different underwater species while on your island explorations, our expert activities team have revealed…

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Marlin Fishing: The Complete Guide

One of the most thrilling challenges that face any angler is Marlin fishing. Marlins are strong, agile, fast, and they can be enormous. The only fish faster than sailfish is Striped Marlin, which is able to reach up to 50…

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