Yamaha F90

Yamaha F90

“The F90 gripped like a Remora on a Marlin, even trimmed out.” Yamaha recently invited The Captain’s crew to Couran Cove, near the Gold Coast, to catch up over a rum and test drive their brand-spanking-new F90. Although the responsible chaps at Yammie wouldn’t hand us...
FREEDIVER VS FISHERMAN

FREEDIVER VS FISHERMAN

Ever wondered who would win if a fisherman took on a freediver in a battle of skill, strength and endurance? Well we did. So we hooked up Paul and battled it out. It all started over a beer with Paul Miller, The Captain’s spearo. Would an angler with rod and reel be...
ALLOY V’S STEEL

ALLOY V’S STEEL

  Deciding between alloy and steel is the biggest consideration for new trailer buyers. The Captain’s crew donned welding masks and went undercover in the Easytow factory to uncover the pros and cons.   THE CASE FOR ALMIGHTY ALLOY   Pound for pound,...
HOT POTS

HOT POTS

Outboards. Some like them big and fast, others like ’em compact, efficient and quiet. The Captain spends more time driving them than he does his LandRover. So here are some of The Captain’s favourite outboard engines – all recently tested on tour.     ENGINE:  Yamaha...
LOWRANCE ELITE-7 TI

LOWRANCE ELITE-7 TI

The Captain’s spearo, Paul Miller, takes the new Lowrance Elite-7 Ti for a test drive. I might spend more time underwater than actually in my boat, but having a good sounder and GPS is vital for spearing success. I’d been dying to drop a new Lowrance onto the dash of...
STRUCTURESCAN 3D

STRUCTURESCAN 3D

The Captain has only ever used a paper sounder. So it came as a surprise that the new StructureScan 3D was able to show him a three-dimensional underwater view of the ocean floor – mind blown. For as long as I can remember, anytime I’ve taken a non-boatie friend out...