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FINE DINING IN THE BRINY

FINE DINING IN THE BRINY

On a foodie voyage of discovery through the Gippsland Lakes, The Captain’s crew discovers fair maidens willing to jump ship, pies to die for, seaweed-infused butter, eel terrine and bottomless jugs of rum and coke. We’ll need help for this one. Time to...

10 WAYS TO JUSTIFY A NEW BOAT TO THE MISSUS…

You need a new boat more than world peace — but not at the cost of war breaking out on the domestic front. Never fear the Captain is here… ATTENTION DADS: So you want a new 20ft (6m) fishing rig, but the missus says no. There are only two options: a. Divorce, or...
HOW TO PICK UP GIRLS! (WITH A BOAT)

HOW TO PICK UP GIRLS! (WITH A BOAT)

Just how much sex appeal do boats have? We laid down the challenge to Jack Murphy, recently single and ready to mingle. With nothing more than his bristling beard, a cup of charm and a Whittley SL25 hard top, We set him loose among a flock of amorous young females....

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...
STERN-BURNIN’ BEASTIE

STERN-BURNIN’ BEASTIE

The Whittley SL22 isn’t usually considered an offshore weapon, but if it dumped the rear-facing seats and glassed a wave-breaker on, it damn well would be.     Alan Whittley, heir to the Whittley throne, rang and told us he had a Whittley ready for a fishing...
SNAPPER SLEEPOVER

SNAPPER SLEEPOVER

The Captain’s crew explore their softer side aboard the new Whittley FF2100, but the leisurely Sunday sail is rudely interrupted by a school of marauding snapper.   It’s late afternoon in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria. Snapper season is just kicking into gear...