Club Marine Magazine Preview

Preview of the February-March 2024 Club Marine Magazine

Club Marine Magazine’s February-March cover features a Sea-Doo Explorer Pro, photographed and tested by Mark Rothfield along with its stablemate, the Sea-Doo FishPro Trophy.

Also tested:

  • Beneteau Flyer 8 SUNdeck, trailerable cabin cruiser combining blistering performance with a family-friendly layout
  • Prestige F4, a 15m flybridge designed in Italy and built in France that marries comfort with clever design
  • Wellcraft 355 Commuter, American dayboat powered by triple 300hp Mercury V8 outboards
  • Longreach 1900 power catamarans, its Expedition and Bluewater models are long-range adventure vessels
  • Oceanworx Axcess 5.3, centre-console trailerboat for serious fishing. 

In Fishing on the Goldy, Gold Coast fishing legend Rob Payne shares his top family-friendly angling options north of the Gold Coast Seaway, including tackle and bait for favourite local species.

Al McGlashan’s regular Tackle Talk segment covers his new docuseries Fish Forever, which highlights the role anglers can play as custodians of the ocean.

And in the Fishing Adventure, intrepid anglers and adventurers Chris and Tara Errity head off on the road trip of a lifetime – Part 1 takes them from Darwin to The Tip. 
Don’t let seasickness get in the way of a good time on the water – top tips from a seasoned sailor to help keep nausea at bay.
In Sounding Success, Al McGlashan explains how fishfinders work and provides in-depth tips on how to use them. 
Bought a boat that has more issues than you’re prepared to deal with? In Fixer Upper, we look at ways to get you and your boat on the water and enjoying the boating lifestyle you’re dreaming of. 
Club Marine Magazine’s resident foodie travels to Martha’s Table, the restaurant at d’Albora Marinas Martha Cove on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula. Recipes include Spencer Gulf kingfish crudo, Lakes Entrance king dory, wood-fired Hauraki Gulf snapper, an elegant strawberry gum custard tart, and a passionfruit spicy margarita to wash it all down. 
  • This edition’s Guest Editorial is penned by Heidi Tait, Founder and CEO of Tangaroa Blue Foundation
  • The Nautical Notes section covers news and views from around the boating world, while Showtime heads to the biggest boat show in the world, Germany’s Boot Düsseldorf
  • Marine Industry Careers segment looks at apprenticeships in the marine industry
  • Special Interest article chats with the Pro Guarding crew, specialists in jetski safety and handling
  • Road Revue answers the question ‘How much 4WD do you really need?’ and also takes the new Ineos Grenadier on an offroad test
  • First Look is a snapshot of new boats from around the world, and Gear ‘n’ Gadgets showcases new marine products. 
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