News, Events & Reviews

The Fishing & Adventure 6.7 ready for Tauranga!

The Fishing & Adventure 6.7 Game Fisher is ready to go at the Tauranga Boat Expo today!

New Surtees 8.5 on the cover of Trade A Boat NZ

The new Surtees Boats 8.5 made the cover of Trade A Boat NZ...good stuff! Grab a copy for the full review. The latest issue is out now! Take a quick look at what's inside this month's issue:

Video: Surtees 8.5 Wide Body Trade A Boat Review

Trade A Boat recently put the new Surtees 8.5 Game Fisher Widebody through its paces. Check out the video to see how she runs.

Surtees Photo Competition

Thanks to all those who entered the Surtees Photo Competition. We had so many amazing photos sent in that it made choosing just one winner very difficult so we decided to choose three instead - best catch, best boat and best family photo. Congratulations to Cam, Mark and John.

Surtees Trailer Guard

Check out this mean green fishing machine. The trailer guard is great for those wanting to help protect their paintwork from stone chips.

A day on the water with Northside Marine

R & D doesn't get much better than this!! A day out trolling with Tia on the exceptional Surtees 6.7 Gamefisher!! Huge back deck, awesome ride, and the Yamaha F200G make this package stand out in a crowd.

Tips on jigging from the Bayfisher 5.8 GF

Here it is! The long-fall slow-pitch technique video from New Zealand's pioneer and foremost expert and NZ Bay Fisher staffer Paul Chen. Watch as he show’s me how it’s done. We (Paul) have been writing about this for the last few years, importing our own jigs from Japan.

A few good tips on how to care for your Surtees.

Michaels cleaning tips for his gear and on his 6.1 game fisher. I use inox on all my rod guides and reels after a day out. I never hose my reels. I just wipe them over with a wet chamois. I use plexus on all my seat trim.

Catch a Surtees at the 2014 Tauranga Boat Expo

The 2014 Tauranga boat expo starts tomorrow. The factory will be at the show with a great range on display and ready to answer any technical questions. Kids entry is free so bring the family. We hope to see you there.

Brisbane Boat Show 2014

In 2014 the Brisbane Boat Show will celebrate 54 years of showcasing the latest that Queensland’s trailer boat marine industry has to offer.

Auckland On Water Boat Show 2014

2014 marks the 16th annual running of the Auckland On Water Boat Show (formerly the Auckland International Boat Show). Held in Auckland’s magnificent Viaduct Harbour over four days, this is New Zealand’s largest on-water boat show.

The Club Marine Mandurah Boat Show 2014

Mandurah Offshore Fishing & Sailing Club, Mandurah Ocean Marina

Surtees 6.1 Game Fisher Review - Australia's Greatest Boats 2014

Check out the mighty Surtees 6.1 Game Fisher (Bar Crusher in New Zealand). This is the boat that made Surtees famous!

Surtees 4.85 Workmate Review - Trailer Boat

“The little boat that punched well above its weight – that's how the judges felt about this tough little Kiwi workhorse. It didn't have the sophistication or grunt of the big boys but it left a hell of an impression on all who drove it.”

Surtees 5.8 Game Fisher Review - Club Marine

“Like all other Surtees models, the 5.8 comes with the company’s famous ballasted keel system that, on this model, can hold an impressive 340lt of water. Open up the adjustable ballast gate when at rest and it makes the boat ultra stable and, once underway, it drains out.