MONSTERED IN THE MONTIES

MONSTERED IN THE MONTIES

The Captain’s crew head to the Montebello Islands with a bunch of hotshot fishos aboard a flotilla of epic rigs. Brace yourself to be knee-deep in GTs, sailfish and spangled emperor scales.     Every fisherman has heard tales of the bountiful waters of the...

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN SERENADE

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN SERENADE

Jack promised his Californian belle she’d taste every part of Australia. True to his word, he whisked her away to the seafood frontier of Australia — South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula. His chariot for this romantic mission is the appropriately palatial Whittley SL25...

FULLY SIC BRA

FULLY SIC BRA

We first spy the SIC resting on the dry dock at Minyama on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. The vinyl wrap on this 7.5m platey features a Poseidon character holding a jewel in one hand and a trident in the other. Considered one of the most bad-tempered and moody of the...

THE HALO EFFECT BY AUSTRALIAN MASTER MARINE

THE HALO EFFECT BY AUSTRALIAN MASTER MARINE

The latest alloy artwork from AMM is built for sport fishing northern adventuring. It seems a shame to scratch that silky smooth duco, but what the hell, pass the Gold Bombers and drop the hammers. Boat-building brothers Barton and Matt Thomas recently invited The...

PUNCHY PILOT HOUSE BY RIPTIDE

PUNCHY PILOT HOUSE BY RIPTIDE

The Captain is cruising the Australian coast, jumping aboard the meanest metal rigs we can find. In this issue, we head to the Sunshine State to pilot Ben Campbell's 10.5m RipTide. LET 'ER RIP The RipTide vessel wasn’t meant to be part of The Captain’s feature. It was...

MY ISLAND HOME

MY ISLAND HOME

Every sea captain dreams of their own remote tropical island — with accessories like a jungle cabin adorned with hunting spoils and a twin-rigged, high-powered vessel. Well, one couple is living the dream. In his infinite wisdom, The Captain reckoned no-one could tell...