Boat Reviews


The new Kekoa is a custom-built 56ft gameboat from the respected Townsville boatworks of Peter O’Brien. It’s been meticulously crafted for both heavy-tackle marlin fishing off Cairns and long-range cruising as a luxury sportfishing mothership. As Warren Steptoe found, she’s a beautifully designed rig for both extremes. The top spot on my list of worst-ever […]

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AMM 7000 Tournament Boat Test

For more than 20 years, Australian Master Marine has been at the forefront of plate-aluminium trailerboat design and construction. This Brisbane-based, family-owned company manufactures fine-quality, custom cruisers and sportfishing craft from 4.5 to 10m in length, with their Tournament series being the heavy-duty, largely custom-outfitted hardtop fishing boats. For this BlueWater review, Jeff Webster tests

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