News, Events & Reviews

Surtees 540 Workmate vs Ariana Deep Vee Racing Boat

The Captain - an Australian Magazine challenged the 540 Hardtop. Actually, it’s probably a world-first, as nobody else would be so daft— they pit Denis Johnstone’s brand spankin’ new Surtees Boats 540 Workmate worth $65k against his very own 93cm remote-controlled Ariana Dee Vee Racing Boat worth $900.

Fishing & Adventure breaks into the Australian Television market

The highly anticipated New Zealand Fishing Show, Fishing & Adventure, will premier in Australia this June.

540 Workmate Hardtop wins NZ boat show award for the second time

Surtees 540 Workmate Hardtop, the smallest Hardtop on the market was again boat of the Show “Specialist Fishing Boat under 6m” at the Hutchwilco Boat Show. The little fishing machine gained lots of interest from boaties around the globe.

The $250,000 Surtees Prize Boat

This year one lucky Hutchwilco Boat Show New Zealand visitor WILL be taking home this epic Surtees / Yamaha grand prize package.Cliff from Surtees gets out on the water and checks out some of the many awesome features of this performance 750 Game Fisher.

Boat Show Beauty

New Zealand Fishing News were the first to review the "Boat Show Beauty" Surtees 750 Game Fisher Open - worth quarter of a million Dollar and to be won at the Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show 2019

Meet Dean - the Legend who built the quarter of a million Dollar Gate Prize

Meet the legend building the Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show 2019 Grand Prize (potentially your next boat!)


Friday 25th - Sun 27th January 2019

2019 Surtees/Yamaha Grand Prize now a ‘Quarter-Million’ package!

The most valuable “must-be-won” Grand Prize in history just got even better — and is now worth more than a quarter of a million dollars!

2019 Surtees Boats Fishing Competition

The Surtees Boats Fishing Competition is now in its 14th year and would like to welcome new and existing anglers to participate in what is frequently described as one of the best fishing tournaments of the calendar!The 14th Surtees annual Fishing Competition is back in 2019 and we welcome...

Summer is coming

It is important to ensure your boat is good to go for the new season. Often boats sit in the shed or the garage during the winter months but with daylight savings approaching fast and summer knocking on the door, now is the time to get your boat ready to...