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In This Issue
144 THE TRUTH ABOUT TACKLE BOXES
Paul Walker looks at the wide variety of tackle boxes and what people carry in them.
150 IMPROVING WITH AGE
Barry Thompson looks back on six years running his McLay Fortress 4.8m and the many changes he has made to the original boat.
166 ELECTRIC REELS – DESIGNED FOR THE DEPTHS
Alistair Mair looks at the latest in electric reels and explains how they work so well, especially for extreme depth fishing.
144 MARCO 800 SOU’WESTER
One of the larger models in Marco’s Sou’Wester range, the 800 is a well-balanced, well-built and a great performing hardtop as Mike Rose found out.
158 MCLAY 741 RAPTOR
On land or on the sea, the new amphibious McLay 741 Raptor is turning heads. Text by Barry Thompson.
170 STACER 429 SEAMASTER
The latest edition of the Stacer Seamaster is significantly different from all previous models and incorporates the company’s concave designed hull. Text by Richard Milner.
176 STABICRAFT 2500 ULTRACAB XL
The 2500 Ultracab is a modern, innovative approach to the forward raking windscreens commonly found on traditional pilothouse models. Text by Barry Thompson.
186 EXTREME 745 GAME KING
Barry Thompson checks out the 745 Game King, one of Extreme Boats most enduring models and finds a boat that has matured with age.