This 540 Trailblazer one heck of a package

Gunnings Marine has put together an awesome boating opportunity with this new Trailcraft 540 Trailblazer, built in WA in 2010, powered by a one-owner 90hp Mercury Saltwater outboard, with just 75 hours on the clock. We took this formidable fishing platform for a test run off Wallaroo in April, in westerly winds, seas to half […]

Stabi Craft 6.9 Super Cab on safety patrol at the Port Wakefield Prohibited Area

For over ninety years, the Proof Range near Port Wakefield has been used to test all manner of heavy weapons, historically leaving a large number of unexploded ordnance (UXO) lying in relatively shallow waters, which is why there is a prohibited area in force. Operated by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Proof and Experimental Establishment […]

Superb Tournament double: 1900 Bluewater and this swift, strong 2100 Walkaround

To experience one model from the range of superb Tournament craft is a pleasure, but to be offered two recently proved to be a privilege. Our first test boat was a truly impressively presented, about to be delivered Tournament 1900 Bluewater, powered by a 150hp Suzuki 4-stroke and mounted on a dual axle Dunbier trailer. […]

Savage 485 Piranha CC – personality plus…

This Savage 485 Piranha CC (centre console) really impressed us with its clever layout, high feature levels and truly “fun” handling when we tested it in early April. The 485 Piranha CC stood out with bright red livery above the wide chines of its “Ultra Lift Hull” and gleaming white rolled side decks, centre console […]

130hp E-TEC powers Trailcraft 570 Sportscab

The combination of a rugged, powerful power plant fitted to a strong, rigid plate aluminium hull produced a very satisfying, “big boat” ride off Wallaroo recently. We tested this substantial rig, one of the few remaining Australian-built Trailcraft still available, with the crew from Gunnings Marine of Kadina. The 570 Sportscab was fitted with a […]

Trailcraft 610 Trailblazer the last in captivity

Anyone looking for a big, strong fishing rig at a never-to-be-repeated price would have to inspect this 610 Trailblazer, the last brand new Aussie-built Trailcraft available in South Australia. Gunnings Automotive Group in Kadina had optioned this rig up and priced it down for a quick sale and we found that it offered exceptional value […]