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TOUGH KIWI PLATEY | MAKAIRA BOATS

TOUGH KIWI PLATEY | MAKAIRA BOATS

MAKAIRA — pronounced Ma-kai-ra. (Latin via Greek: μαχαίρα «sword») is a genus of marlin and also the moniker of Allan Shaw’s aluminium creations.   Makaira master builder Allan Shaw says there are three key ingredients to a perfect riding hull — hull shape,...
HITCHHIKERS GUIDE TO THE SOUTH ISLAND

HITCHHIKERS GUIDE TO THE SOUTH ISLAND

Word and images by Joshua Hutchins   Fly-fishing New Zealand’s scenic South Island is always a challenge – but mostly rewarding for Joshua Hutchins. He shares the inside word on one of his favourite destinations.     The South Island of New Zealand is...
STABICRAFT 2100 SUPERCAB

STABICRAFT 2100 SUPERCAB

Stabicraft take their R&D testing very seriously.   The Captain reckons Stabicraft boats are some of the sweetest-looking rides on the water. The 2100 Supercab model sits slap-bang in the middle of the range – and showcases some of their best fishie features....
STABICRAFT 1600

STABICRAFT 1600

Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger No doubt one of the most forward thinking designs in the trailer boat market today, is the Stabicraft 1600 Project Carbon Series. If it hadn’t already, it has now certainly quashed all preconceptions about Stabi’s being “ugly...