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JUMP LIKE A BOSS

JUMP LIKE A BOSS

There’s only one thing more amazing than the jumps featured in The Captain – and that’s the fact that no-one has yet come a gutser. Obviously, that’s because of The Captain’s unflinching commitment to work health and safety regs. Now, before you...
BRILLIANT TRAILERBOAT HACKS

BRILLIANT TRAILERBOAT HACKS

Joel Ryan brings big game-boat know-how to his Edencraft 6M Offshore. Here’s a typical game-fishing scenario. See on Facebook that the hot bite is on during the week. Chuck a sickie. Drive all night and get a flat tyre. Eat salt and vinegar chips for dinner before...
BOATS OF THE FUTURE

BOATS OF THE FUTURE

The Captain catches up with respected boat designer Paul Bury, the man behind the computer behind many of the boats you drool over at the ramp. WHO IS PAUL BURY? Paul is the principal of Bury Design and has worked in the industry for over 20 years. Before starting...
MARKER’S MARK: EDENCRAFT

MARKER’S MARK: EDENCRAFT

    There’s been a fair bit going on at Edencraft — what’s the drum, Josie? Well, we moved to Moolap, Victoria, a little over 12 months ago. The new 2ha property is divided into four workspaces — the office, the lay-up shed/moulding shop, the joining shed...
THE 233 FORMULA FAMILY TREE

THE 233 FORMULA FAMILY TREE

The Captain and Western Australian salty SEADOG Nick Davys go deep to discover the family history of the Formula 233. Ah, the Formula 233. It’s the undisputed hero hull on Australian seas. It’s the most copied, most admired and most spoken-about hull on Facebook and...

THE UNOFFICIAL BOAT BUILDERS’ SURVEY

Dear Boat Builder, Put that chopper gun or TIG welder down. This is serious business – it’s The Captain’s first (un)official Boat Builders’ Survey. The Captain trusts you will promptly divulge all company secrets. So c’mon guys, what have you got to lose? The...
HULL RAISER

HULL RAISER

Erick Hyland, mussel farmer and builder of muscle boats, is one of the fathers of Edencraft. The brood of boats he produced in the 1980s and ’90s is impressive, but his latest offspring, the Whitepointer 263, is next-level.   In the late 1980s, Erick Hyland owned...
CIGARETTE ADDICTION 

CIGARETTE ADDICTION 

The 233 Formula is a blue-water brumby with panache. The Captain takes a ride in the hull that has become a cult hero on the fishing grounds.   There is no boat more majestic than a Formula 233 thundering to the fishing grounds. Behind the wall of white water...