BLACK RUSSIAN

BLACK RUSSIAN

The Captain gets an invite into the Cootacraft factory in Mallacoota, Victoria. It comes directly from the owner/builder known as Mark ” The mad Russian”. He’s also a hunter and expert marksman. What could possibly go wrong?  The name Cootacraft...
MORNINGTIDE FISHING

MORNINGTIDE FISHING

The Captain goes rock hopping with Adam Cabangh from Morningtide fishing.  The Captain: Fellas, we love your rock-hopping form. But seriously, can’t you even afford a little tinnie – or do you all get seasick? Adam Cavanagh: Ha ha, nice one. Well, you could hook us up...
DEADLY OCEANS

DEADLY OCEANS

The world’s oceans are filled with an array of venomous and toxic marine critters, not to mention a whole host of apex carnivores. Join photographers Nick and Caroline Robertson-Brown as they tour the world in search of the deadliest sea creatures. Extract taken from...
IRON MAN

IRON MAN

They’re old, slow, heavy andrequire constant tinkering to keep them ticking over. No, I’m not talking about the Captain’s Land Rover. These things make the Landy look like a lean-burn four-stroke. I’m talking about putt-putt marine engines.   These cast-iron,...
SEAFARER VAGABOND HISTORY

SEAFARER VAGABOND HISTORY

The Seafarer Vagabond 6.2 was launched in 1996 following the success of the twin-rigged Seafarer Victory 5.9 (in production 1992-97). The early 6.2m hulls were initially put out in a centre-console configuration and granted the tough-guy moniker Venom 6.2....
THREAD LINES

THREAD LINES

Images: Andrew Mckinstray   The Captain jumps behind the sewing machine with Nick Richardson, owner of fishing threads brand, Tide Apparel.   Fishing fashion has come a long way. Gone are the days of heading to sea in a double-breasted navy peacoat with more...