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In This Issue
142 ALL IN HAND
Looking for an entry level basic tinny, then check out our listing of more 135 tiller-steer dinghies.
150 HOW TO HANDLE FISH
Bruce Duncan comments on looking after our fish stocks and adds some advice on how to handle fish if you going to return them.
154 IT’S ALL IN THE DETAIL
Editor Barry Thompson has never taken advantage of the many functions his Humminbird MFD and Minn Kota offers, but after some on the water training reckons he has it mastered
166 COMFORT FIRST
We take a look at seating options from plastic moulded bin seats, through to the more expensive suspension seats.
178 COMPANY PROFILE HI TECH PLASTICS
Hi Tech Plastics specialise in making plastic products for the marine market, from boat seats and pedestals, to bait boards and live bait tanks.
136 REVIEW: SCORPION 470
Freddy Foote went to Tauranga to check it this popular centre console, which is a no fuss, open and workable fishing platform.
160 REVIEW: DNA 480XC
Barry Thompson braved the wild Nelson weather to check out one of the coolest little cuddy cabin boats in the country.
172 REVIEW: MODA C8000
They say the perfect boat has never been built! Not according to the owner of a Moda C-8000 powercat, he reckons it is the perfect aquatic escape machine. Text by John Willis
180 REVIEW: INNOVISION 616 EXPLORER
Size matters to an owner who wants to fish, cruise overnight and regularly cruise across the Firth of Thames. Text & Images by Mike Rose