The Pains Wessex Rottnest Escorted Safety Convoy is a fantastic opportunity for new boat owners and their families to enjoy a weekend that is educational and fun! The convoy is organised by the Boating Industry Association of Western Australia.
Set in the heart of the City of Sails, New Zealand’s biggest on-water boat show showcases more than 200 domestic and international marine businesses, including dozens of vessel manufacturers and boat brokers.
Club Marine editor Chris Beattie tests the new Sea-Doo Fish Pro. It's a growing market segment and Sea-Doo have taken it to another level with Garmin fit-up, fishing cooler, convertible seat, rod holders and extended platform.
John Willis tests the latest Mercury-powered 750 hardtop from Northbank. It's fitted with the new Mercury 3L diesel punching out 270HP and 36 knots. John's a big fan of the layout, built-in fishing features and the hardtop.
Club Marine contributor John Willis tests the new Surtees 540 Workmate Hardtop in Eden, NSW. This model is powered by an 80HP Honda outboard and fitted with all the features Surtees are known for including a flooding keel, wide gunwales. John reckons the colour and hardtop are a hit!