C.E.&A. Co. Marine Engineering Excellence

C.E.&A. Co. marine engineering excellence Formed back in the mid ’70s, C.E.&A. Co. moved their marine engineering business from Kilkenny to Royal Park in 2003 and have continued to enjoy a demanding and diverse portfolio of exacting tasks to service their broad, expanding client list. At the very big end of their endeavours is work […]

New, free “Boat Owner’s Guide” out now

A free booklet from the Conservation Council of South Australia, the “Boat Owner’s Guide”, pulls together all the environmental information recreational boat owners will need to help them take care of our coastal waters. The booklet details practical ways to not only reduce the running costs of recreational craft but also how to protect our […]

Awlgrip launches Awlwood MA

AkzoNobel’s Awlgrip business announces the launch of Awlwood MA, a new product for exterior wooden surfaces. Awlwood MA is a high building, fast curing system that allows multiple applications per day, reducing work time for the applicator. Coupled with being applicable over a wide range of temperatures and humidities, suitable for nearly all wood types […]

Key aspects of repowering shaft-drive boats

For anyone considering their re-power options for a shaft driven vessel, there are some surprising, yet critical elements of the exercise that should be taken into account. Owners of these craft will automatically think about such obvious factors as horsepower, fuel economy, weight, size and of course, cost. However, there will inevitably be several vital […]

Seamless, high strength fibreglass repairs

Mark Boaden and Nigel Kennett established Advanced Fibreglass Techniques (AFT) around four and a half years ago, specialising in high quality, hand-laid repairs, alterations and modifications. Not surprisingly, both Mark, who apprenticed with Wagner Boat Constructions and Nigel, who started with Port River Marine Services before also joining Tom Wagner, take great pride in their […]

Excel’s cutting edge anchor technology

Anchor Right’s very popular Excel model, made from hot-dipped galvanised steel, is a new design that compresses the sea floor sub-strate, driving the anchor deeper. An Excel anchor will compress the sea-floor substrate, forcing it over the rear of the anchor, driving it in deeper, producing the fast setting and holding ability, on most sea […]

Competent, comfortable Isuzu D-Max LS-U

Gunnings Automotive Group, currently Australia’s leading Isuzu D-Max dealer, invited us to test a top of the range LS-U model recently. This award-winning 4×4 utility, from Japans’s oldest car maker (since 1916) was built in Thailand and featured a five-speed automatic gearbox with sequential shift. Its 3.0 litre turbo diesel in-line four-cylinder DOHC, 16-valve engine […]

Efficient and longer-lasting brakes with DeeMaxx

The DeeMaxx range runs cooler than any competitor, thanks to their reverse mount slip over rotor ensuring more efficient and safer towing of your trailer. DeeMaxx brakes also have a longer life than other brands on the market. They have no metal-to-metal slide guides, which can cause seizures in other calipers. Hydraulic pistons are stainless […]