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Surtees 6.7 Game Fisher Review - NZ Fishing News

“The 6.7m hull carries 380 litres of water, putting about 380kg of ballast where it is most effective – right on the keel line. A further development of the system is the addition of a gate on the keel that, when closed, allows the water ballast to be retained when...

Surtees 6.7 Sport Fisher Review - NZ Fishing News

“The hull with an 18° deadrise, fine entry and down-turned chines, gave an excellent rough-water performance that Surtees hulls are known for. The keel-line ballast tank gives good stability at rest and drains in only a few seconds as the boat comes onto the plane”

Surtees 5.5 Workmate Review - Dive New Zealand

“Grouse mate — just grouse! That's about all Neil Surtees could comment as he stood on the podium clutching another award for excellence in boat building!”

Surtees 6.7 Sport Fisher Review II - NZ Fishing News

“The Surtees just ate it up and spat it out, riding and landing softly in some pretty gnarly conditions at over 20 knots.”

Surtees 6.1 Gamefisher Review - Trailer Boat

“Legend has it that the edgy and innovative hull design that defines all Surtees boats was conceived by boilermaker Neil Surtees in 1993 when he couldn’t find a production vessel to meet his exacting needs. One can just imagine the conversations in the pubs and clubs surrounding Neil’s home waters...

Surtees 5.5 Workmate Review - NZ Fishing News

“Edgecumbe boat builder Neil Surtees produced the first of his 5.5m model hulls in 1996, The concept was to produce a practical, basic boat that would get the average diver or fisherman on the water at a minimal price. Severely functional, these were certainly no frills boats.”

Surtees 6.7 Sport Fisher Review - Dive New Zealand

“Boy this guy was enthusiastic to meet us. He was bouncing all over the place, 'look at this, look at this – this works like this – cool eh?”

Surtees 5.5 Workmate Review - NZ Fishing World

“There is an option of installing clears though so the hardtop could stay fully up. Another innovative feature here, and one that is great for those wanting to garage their boat, is that the entire windscreen and hardtop can fold right down inside the helm, reducing its on-trailer height considerably.”

Surtees 7.3 Game Fisher Review - River To Reef

From gunwhale to gunwhale and anchor locker to walk-through transom, the Surtees® 7.3's are out-and-out fishing machines with loads of room for serious fishing gear - and serious fishermen. In fact, we doubt there's any other boat on the market that measures up to these - except another Surtees!

SURTEES 5.5 WORKMATE REVIEW - RIVER TO REEF

Like the entire Surtees® range the 5.5 'Workmate®' is simply 'built to fish'. The 'Workmate' is an outstanding first boat or small boat option especially when either the budget or the towing capacity of your vehicle is limited.

SURTEES 6.7 GAME FISHER REVIEW - RIVER TO REEF

From gunwhale to gunwhale and anchor locker to walk-through transom, the Surtees® 6.7's are out-and-out fishing machines. There's loads of room for serious fishing gear - and serious fishermen. In fact, we doubt there's any other boat on the market that measures up to these.

SURTEES 6.1 GAME FISHER REVIEW - RIVER TO REEF

The 6.1 Game Fisher is a legendary fishing machine. It has cockpit space to die for, a 170 litre fuel tank and room for up to six fishos. Whether you're into soft baiting, trolling, bottom fishing, serious gamefishing or even diving you have to check out the best in the...

Surtees Boats Lands Historic Double Strike

Another chapter in the Surtees success story was written over the weekend, when they received the Exporter of the Year Award at the 2014 BNZ Bay of Plenty ExportNZ Awards. This follows on from Surtees’ success at the same awards in 2013 where they received the Best Emerging Exporter Award,...

2014 BIA Melbourne Boat Show Starts Today

Drop down and see Phil and Cliff from the factory, and Theo and the MY Marine team at the 2014 BIA Melbourne Boat Show. As the authorised dealer for Melbourne, MY Marine have a great range of Surtees models on display.