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Category: Boating tips

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Boat trip planning and preparation for Princess Charlotte Bay

To head on a long trip to a remote location such as Princess Charlotte Bay, requires a ton of boat trip planning and preparation. In …

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Essential boat maintenance tasks

Episode 2 in our essential boat maintenance series kicks off with us hauling Mood Swings out. You can watch Episode 1 here. We arrived at …

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Annual Boat Maintenance for Mood Swings

For those that follow us on social media, you’d know we pulled Mood Swings out for annual boat maintenance last week. Typically this involves a …

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Delivery Day: Preparing for our Boat Adventure

This week we had a delivery day from Garmin preparing for our boat adventure. Because as some of you may know we are planning some big …

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Finding new fishing spots reconnaissance

Finding new fishing spots is my favourite pastime. For land-based and inshore anglers, the best time to do reconnaissance is low tide. I know that …

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Electric motor support bracket

After years watching my electric motor bash the deck when we hit chop, I’m surprised I never thought to add an electric motor support bracket. …

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Custom Boat Pros and Cons

Late last year we ordered a custom built boat from BMENQ in Cairns. We sold the good old barra boat when I retired from charters …

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Salt spray on sunglasses is the bane of every small boat angler.

As a professional fishing guide for 30 years, I have had to remove salt spray from sunglasses maybe 30 times a day. Modern fishing shirts …

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Choosing the right propeller for your boat

Choosing the right propeller for your boat can be a bit hit and miss. Considerations include boat design, weight distribution, running characteristics (RPM) and how …

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Water in your outboard motor can be costly

Last month I ended up with some water in my outboard motor. It was a costly exercise as the fuel system had to be stripped …

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Boat handling tips for a smoother ride in rough weather

Getting a smoother ride in rough weather can be as simple as changing your angle of travel. When I’m out and about on the water, …

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Exploring Dundee Beach NT

  Early in 2018 we purchased a pre-loved Bonito 5.6 m vessel from a lad in Darwin. As a result it was the perfect excuse …

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