Boat Reviews

 

Buccaneer Enforcer 550 review
October 2019

When Buccaneer Boat’s Gerry Gerrand was designing a smaller RIB to add to ... Read More >

Ultimate 18C boat review
September 2019

Sam Mossman hurried down to Tauranga to trial an Ultimate 18 C in the face of an... Read More >

Ice Maiden
September 2019

Anyone familiar with Thundercat racing will appreciate the manoeuvrability and r... Read More >

Haines Hunter SF535
September 2019

With over 3000 hulls out exploring New Zealand’s coastline, it’s no ... Read More >

Smartwave SW4200 CC
August 2019

No, not a euphemism for fibreglass. Sam Mossman checks out the latest in polyeth... Read More >

Senator RH770
August 2019

Hearing that Napier’s Senator Boats had built a new RH770 pontoon hull for... Read More >

FC 535 Cente Console
July 2019

Managing editor Grant Dixon and daughter Miah hadn’t planned to buy a new ... Read More >

Beginners guide to choosing a trailer boat
July 2019

Sam Mossman, long time Fishing News boat reviewer, digs further into the fi... Read More >

Herley Commander
July 2019

Sometimes in the race for better looking boats, tried and true functional design... Read More >

Quintrex 690 trident HT
June 2019

While ‘Quinnies’ are best-known for their smaller, open sportfishing... Read More >

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