Boat Reviews


Extreme 645 Centre Console reviewed
November 2018

Extreme Boats pulled off a hat-trick at the 2017 Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Sho... Read More >

White Pointer 970 Pro Sportsman Boat review
October 2018

Gisborne-based White Pointer Boats’ latest creation, the 970 Pro Sportsman... Read More >

Marco 480 boat review
August 2018

A well-designed ‘tinny’ makes a great entry-level fishing boat, as S... Read More >

Extreme Game King 795 boat review
August 2018

One of the great things about Extreme Boats is the company’s willingness t... Read More >

Everyman 720 SF boat review
June 2018

Hamilton boat-building company, Everyman Boats, is well-respected for the build ... Read More >

Fish City 700HT boat review
March 2018

Living in the same city as the boat manufacturer was one of the deciding factors... Read More >

Senator Typhoon MH9400 boat review
March 2018

During a recent visit to his old east-coast stamping grounds of Hawkes Bay, Sam ... Read More >

Stabicraft 1550 Fisher Review
March 2018

A great deal of thought and consultation went into the latest Stabicraft, the 15... Read More >

Stabicraft 2500 Ultracab XL review
December 2017

Wake up with paradise right outside the cabin door. Sam Mossman checks out a new... Read More >

Image Pontoon 7.08m Open
October 2017

Sam Mossman trials a pontoon design from Southland manufacturer Image Boats, and... Read More >


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