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SALTY SAYINGS

Many words and phrases of seafaring origin have weaseled their way into regular English usage. The Captain — often a bit of a “loose cannon” when he’s “three sheets to the wind” — shares a dozen of his favourite nautical crossovers.  01. LOOSE CANNON In today's lingo...

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EXPRESS YOURSELF ON THE GRADY-WHITE EXPRESS 330

Mallacoota abalone diver Grant Shorland Jr takes a break from snuffling snails and cruising for bluefin in his Grady-White Journey 258 to test drive the latest Grady-White to hit our shores — the Express 330 Why would an abalone diver from Mallacoota care for a...

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HUNTING GIANTS ABOARD AN O’BRIEN 43

The Captain’s crew head back to the Great Barrier Reef with a new mission: to catch the first giant black marlin of the 2018 season. We’re aboard Hellraiser II and equipped with a new special weapon. This is one of the first game boats to be fitted with a thru-hull...

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THE BIG CHILL

Are iceboxes all they're cut out to be? To find out, we kicked them out of the ute and them through their paces.    We’re simple men with simple needs. There are fish in the ocean, we catch the fish. Warm fish makes us crook, we keep the fish cold. It’s a...

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STABICRAFT 2400 SUPERCAB FITTED WITH EVINRUDE E-TEC 250

While filming for The Captain, Nick Wood voyages to the edgeof the world, well, Tasmania, in a fleet of seriously specced-out Stabis. Despite encountering his worst seas ever, he is keen to prove his mettle.     My first introduction to The Captain and his...

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FORMULA 233 REBUILD

Darren Brown has Formula fever. He's on his fourth 233 rebuild and reckons the latest is his best yet. That's enough for the Captain, who heads up to Gladstone to check it out.  We meet Darren at a well worn ramp at Gladstone in mid-north Queensland. It’s only 5am as...

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THE RED BARON | SUCCESSFULLY SPEARING SNAPPER

Successfully spearing a snapper requires a combination of strategy, patience and time in the water. Even with everything in your favour, there's no guarantee you'll nail one. Gun spearo Luke Potts puts the odds back in your favour with these hard-won spearing, er,...

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MINI FLYBRIDGE CRUISER

Julian McGarry couldn’t afford to buy a flybridge cruiser, so he built his own mini version.   When Julian McGarry’s mate sold his flybridge cruiser, Julian lost his regular ride. Heartbroken, he couldn’t see the value in owning his own moored boat, so he took...

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10 PLACES TO FLY (FISH) BEFORE YOU DIE

I've always been a frequent flyer. Working for a large multinational company, I’ve made the most of every opportunity by tagging a fly-fishing trip on the end of every business trip. I’ve fly fished 25 countries in less than five years. Not every trip was a winner. In...

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