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Make Sure You Can Tow It Your New Boat
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Tips and hints for safe towing Trailer boats are a great idea for many people as they not only save you money on berthing and mooring and hence reduce hull maintenance and anti-fouling costs but they also give you more options as to the waterways you want to enjoy. Capabilities is the key word here, as towing a boat involves two sets of elements: the equipment elements and the human elements. Towing Equipment To safely and legally tow your boat and trailer, your vehicle must meet the specifications and towing capacity requirements as defined by the manufacturer, the National regulations and the individual state regulations. These regulations cover the specifications required of both the towing vehicle and the trailer. Check the manufacturer’s handbook or website for your vehicle and...
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Finding the Right Boat For Sale Australia
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  The why and where of finding the right boat. The reasons people have for buying a boat can be as varied and differing as the individuals themselves. Lifelong boaties are hooked to the lifestyle and love of water. Water sports enthusiasts want a boat to go higher, faster, better. Recreational boaters enjoy the relaxation and holiday options offered. Fishing enthusiasts want to get to where the big ones are biting. Whatever your reason is for buying a boat, you want to make sure you select the right boat to suit your requirements. This article has been prepared primarily for first time boat buyers who want to enjoy the boating lifestyle, with guidelines, hints and advice on how to find the right boat for you. The first thing you have to realise is that buying a boat can be a highly...
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Product Showcase: Caribbean 420 Express Fi-Glass Ski Angler
Conservative goes contemporary The Caribbean 420 Express features a more contemporary style than previous models and presents as a very versatile and stylish luxury 40 footer. The hull is the same as the Caribbean 40 but the 420 Express has a new roofline – low profile –to give a lean long look which enhances the luxury appearance. Somewhat of a change from the traditional Caribbean flybridge look which is so well known. Contemporary Style The Caribbean 420 Express has a single level layout with generous cockpit space to enhance socialising and entertaining. Connecting inside to out is both a sliding door from cockpit to saloon and a new opening window which is a great feature for better communicating and mingling while entertaining. The decking on both the cockpit...
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Product Showcase: Baysport 585 Sports
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Great value, tow with a family car The Baysport 585 Sports from Sunshine Coast manufacturer, Baysport Boats, is a great value trailer boat which can be towed with the average family car, making it a popular choice for convenience and economy. And at a price which is affordable and good value for what you get. Specs and Standards The length overall is 5.95m and the beam 2.45m. Hull weight is 850kg and towing weight 1160kg. The 585 can take power up to 150hp, has a 145L fuel tank and capacity for 6 people. All in all, a great little boat for fishing, sport and general boating pleasure. The emphasis is on simplicity – no unnecessary extras, just good sturdy manufacture and enough standard features to enjoy many local waterways. Optional extras and accessories can always be added to suit...
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Product Showcase: Coronet XT2 Series
Practical, comfortable simplicity The XT2 Series from well-respected Australian caravan manufacturer Coronet RV, is a built and optioned for comfortable off-road touring. There are a number of models in the series, available with tandem or single axle configuration, independent coil suspension and varying floor plans. Varying Configurations The Coronet XT2 is available in four lengths- 4.65m, 5.05m, 56.5m and 59.5m (nominal body length) with your choice of floor plan. Some floor plans include en suites so you have the option of foregoing that feature for additional space for sleeping or living area. The XT 5650 model has a variation with an Extenda bed which maximises the space and allows for additional bunks and the 5950 model includes a ‘pop top to include tunnel boot’...