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Lady Musgrave report August 2013

I’ve just returned from a sensational week skippering and guiding around the beautiful Lady Musgrave Island area. I was skippering ‘Tsukiji’ with owner Jim Stening and his mates Bill Nutting and Greg Sheahan onboard. Our mothership for the week was the beautiful … Continue reading

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No swirl marks – guaranteed!!

Professional Boat Care have been polishing, on average, a couple of boats a week now for almost 4 years. To say we have perfected our craft is a given, however, avoiding swirl marks is one of the great challengers to all polishers. This is … Continue reading

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Spring cleaning tips

We are blessed as boaters in South East Queensland with our year round mild weather. However, we do get a winter of sorts, and there are days, particularly those strong westerlies where, while it is beautiful in the harbour, probably … Continue reading

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There are fish to be had!!

It was only a month or so ago, during the transition of seasons, that we were complaining about the lack of fish both offshore and in the bay. Well things have improved as I keep receiving good reports from the … Continue reading

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Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show 2013 – starts Thursday!

The Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show starts Thursday 23 May and finishes Sunday. It’s considered to be Australia’s premiere ‘big boat’ show with its ‘on water’ displays and huge marquees with the latest electronics for those upgrades! Professional Boat Care will … Continue reading

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Blue Marlin bite yesterday!

The Professional Boat Care maintained ‘Liberty’, reported a sensational day Blue Marlin fishing on the continental shelf grounds, east of Moreton Island yesterday! They went 6 strikes, had 5 on and tagged and released 3 including a relatively rare Shortbill Spearfish. These … Continue reading

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For Sale – 2008 SEAFARER 6.8 VIPER SPORT CONSOLE $89,000

A rare opportunity to own Australia’s most versatile offshore sportsfishing trailerboat. Replacement value estimated at $150,000. Suit any new boat buyer. Ocean Viper was built for the former owner of Seafarer, fitted with every possible option. First launched in 2011. … Continue reading

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Finally, some good boating weather!

Not since mid January have we seen such good boating weather as we had last weekend, and it couldn’t have been more timely. It was a busy one around the bay with the Moreton Bay Game Fishing Club hosting their … Continue reading

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Polishing your boat.

Polishing and maintaining your boat’s surface In a previous article for the Mainsheet, I mentioned how I once heard a boat broker talking about ‘lucky’ and ‘unlucky’ boats. He was referring to the contrasting ways different owners maintain their boats. … Continue reading

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Mooring Lines

The high winds we experienced on the Australia Day weekend from ex-cyclone Oswald, were a wake up call for many owners regarding their mooring line set ups. While a lot of the old timers and experienced boaters have seen this before, … Continue reading

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