Boating bits

HUNDREDS of boats from more than 30 exhibitors will fill 20,000 square metres of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre at South Bank for the Brisbane Boat Show, set to open for three days from August 24 to 26.

IN a global launch Mercury has unveiled a line of 3.0-litre diesel engines for sterndrive, inboard and water-jet applications at the opening of this morning's Sydney International Boat Show.

THE Sydney International Boat Show opens today (August 2) at ICC Sydney and purpose-built marina at Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour, with beautiful vessels and world premieres to delight lovers of the fishing, boating and cruising lifestyle.

THE RVX1000 3D CHIRP Sonar brings RealVision 3D high-powered CHIRP Sonar to Raymarine’s new MFD system, Axiom XL.

IF you're into towing then the chances are you use a product manufactured by Ark Corporation.

THE Sydney Harbour boating scene is about to get a new luxury onshore asset as Birkenhead Point Marina unveils this month it’s lavish new member facilities.

MOTORGUIDE'S Xi5 and Xi3 trolling motors can now be operated through selected Mercury VesselView and Simrad multifunction displays.

GARMIN International has earned the coveted "Best of Show" award for its new Panoptix LiveScope at the world's largest sportfishing trade show, the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST).

TOHATSU recently released a lightweight four-stroke outboard, a game changer for small tinnies. 

A HUGE range of Bar Crusher boats will be on display at the 2018 Sydney International Boat Show (August 2 to 6).

AUSTRALIAN Master Marine (AMM) has added to its offshore plate alloy boat range by creating its first Halo model centre console.

NAVICO, manufacturer of marine electronics, and C-MAP, a supplier of digital navigation products to the recreational and commercial marine market, recently announced that they have merged.

A FEW Bar Crusher owners were keen on a weekend getaway, so in mid-March 2018 they met on the NSW South Coast for a few days of fishing. Here's a snap shot!

CRANBOURNE Boating Centre (stand E6) are displaying the Formosa Tomahawk range of trailerable, aluminium plate boats at the RACV Marine 2018 Melbourne Boat Show this weekend.

IN an industry first, engine manufacturer Evinrude has announced a factory backed 10-year warranty on all engines from 25hp-300hp.