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Innovision 515 Active - centre console
If throwing soft baits, saltwater flies, or stick baits is your bag, then take a second look at this. NZ Fishing World recently spent a bit of time with fledgeling boat manufacturer Innovision, based in Whangarei, filming and enjoying a day on board a couple of their smaller model offerings, including the very handy 515 centre console.
Tamaki Marine Park
There's a whole new way to take a lot of the stress out of launching your boat if you live in the Auckland area. Tamaki Marine Park offers an opportunity to roll up to a secure facility, launch straight off a pontoon into a calm estuary, and can take a lot of the hard work out of the return chores.
Is this the dream boat that you can actually afford?
Fledgling boat brand, Prodigy Boats, claim to offer a high performance aluminium boat range that deliver performance, safety and most of all unbeatable value. How much value? According to Prodigy, up to 30 – 50% cheaper than competitive brands.
350 reasons for serious consideration
Freakishly fast, big displacement DF350A four-stroke stokes ambitions of Suzuki on both sides of the Tasman. So, you think you’ve seen it all before? Be assured that you haven’t. Suzuki’s new big boy on the block, the DF350A, unveiled to New Zealand Fishing World at a recent Noosa-based media day, certainly caught us by surprise.
Suzuki Marine unveils lightweight and compact DF100B
Suzuki Marine continues to offer products that provide better acceleration, better fuel efficiency and better value with the worldwide release of the DF100B at the Genoa Boat Show today.
Senator Typhoon 950 Walkaround
What would you do when your mates complain about selling the old boat? Build them a new one, of course.
Southern’s most popular boat blends alloy and fibreglass elements to offer a craft that satisfies the fisherman and the family man. It was a clear calm Monday morning when we met up with Peter Carlson from Southern Boats to review his popular Southern XP746 model with latest upgrades.
Innovision 616 Explorer
The subject of much talk from a design perspective this year we finally meet the striking Innovision 616 Explorer in person. Simon Minoprio is a motivated man. A senior marine electrician by trade currently working with Alloy Yachts, Simon is used to working at the very big end of town.
Stabicraft 2050 Supercab Test
Heading out to the Noises in the Hauraki Gulf we put the boat through its paces to see what it could do.
Buccaneer 565 Billfisher Boat Test
“How about we blast out to Penguin Shoals for a fish?” Offered Ryan Carmichael, Sales Manager for Tauranga’s Master Tech Marine. This guy is talking my language, I thought. A brand-new boat, the Buccaneer 565 Billfisher, pushed by a sweet engine package in the Suzuki DF115A, heading out a to fishing spot I was yet to visit.
Hints & Tips
Idiot fishing mistakes to avoid (from an occasional idiot)
How many times have you kicked yourself for doing something hair-brained or idiotic while fishing? I’m just as guilty as anyone for doing it. Here’s a few of the ‘simple’ yet almost deadly mistakes I’ve made along my fishing journeys; I hope that you can learn the same lessons as I did.
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