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...
SHIP SHAPER

SHIP SHAPER

In a quaint little woodworking shop in the back streets of Wollongong, NSW, you’ll find Elise Cameron-Smith crafting handmade treasures. Not your typical woodworker, Elise is a chirpy young surfie chick. The Captain dropped anchor to check out her fleet of exquisite...