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Marlin hook up on a Surtees Bar Crusher 6.1

Paddy and his crew with a marlin hooked up on his Surtees Bar Crusher 6.1

Surtees 6.7 Game Fisher 1:10 Scale R/C Aluminium Fishing Boat

This is a Custom Aluminium Surtees 6.7m Game Fisher in 1:10 Scale. Has a Proboat Outboard with a Tamiya sport tuned motor, TEU-104 ESC, 2 cell lipo. The boat is Made with 1.2mm Ali, Fully welded. Has an anchor winch which hasn't been setup yet.

Surtees Boats 9th Annual Fishing Competition Results

The Surtees Boats 9th Annual Fishing Competition was held over the weekend of the 25th-26th April with 54 boats and 180 anglers competing. With boats heading out from 6am, the weather gods smiled on the fleet with near perfect conditions, making 'spot X' selection wide and far.

Shane Crook lands a Stripey Marlin on a Surtees 4.85

Check out this great video of Shane Crook landing a Stripey Marlin on a Surtees 4.85!

Beach and Boat Fishing Competition

The 2014 Beach and Boat Fishing Competition is coming! This year we have over $420,000 in prizes, giveaways and promotions. 2 boat packages will be won this year, there are 3 chances to win a Ford Ranger XLT 4x4, there's a $100,000 cash tagged snapper, and much much more!Get your...

Tips for looking after your life jacket

- Rinse the jacket in fresh water, particularly if it has been used around salt water. If the cover has oil or dirt on it, use warm soapy water to clean it. If it’s an auto inflate model, remember to remove the plunger cap and water soluble bobbin first, so...

New Plasma Cutter to increase Surtees production

Surtees Boats has installed a new ProMax 1800 Plasma Cutter into its Kawerau manufacturing facility in a move to increase production and to meet growing demand for their range of production aluminium boats.Plasma cutting isn’t new to Surtees, the company was one of the first New Zealand aluminium boat builders...

Santa & Surtees Hooked on Fishing

Merry Christmas from Surtees Boats, we wish you all tight lines and safe boating over the festive season.

Surtees 4.85 Workmate – Australia's Greatest Boats 2011

A review of the Surtees 4.85 Workmate, the mighty 'big little boat'. See how the Surtees punches well above it's weight.

Surtees wins BOP Exporter of the Year Award

With Surtees celebrating their 20th anniversary this year it was the icing-on-the-cake to be awarded Emerging Exporter of the Year at the BNZ Bay of Plenty Export New Zealand Awards 2013 on Friday night. Beating out some serious competition in the category – including an agricultural giant and a seriously...

Surtees boats at play

The Surtees Boats range at play by River to Reef

Surtees 8th Annual Fishing Competition Results

The 8th annual Surtees fishing comp was held over the weekend of 20-21 April in some testing weather conditions. Thankfully the boats and crews were up to the task with over 200 anglers and 89 boats entering.

Our Secret Weapon

Surtees was first to develop fishing boats combining water ballast technology, non-pounding deep V hulls and engineered sub-floor systems - only to see a number of imposters try to imitate the design. But while competitors are busy copying, Surtees is developing even more innovations.