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Michael’s Pro Tournament 21 (South Africa)

Howzit Guys A few months ago I launched my boat. It went well and I was pleased to finally have it on the water. There are a couple of small

David’s RipTide CX-457 (NSW)

Hi Guys,, Couldn't help myself, took a break from much needed house maintenance yesterday and had an unofficial splashing, sorry, no pics yet, still waiting on logos and decals. I

Josh’s Sea Strike 16 (NZ)

Hi all, Motors fitted and water tested, ended up with the 90 hp. It may look a bit low in the back , but I had  forgotten to connect one

Kostas Cruise Control 5.8 (Greece)

Hi everyone She is not 100% complete but she is ready enough to have the first ride test....The weather conditions were bad, there were big waves. For it was the

Phil’s Edgetracker 365 (Tasmania)

Its great to see another Edgetracker 365 launching recently. This time from Phil who lives down in Tasmania. He writes: Hi Guys Finally it's all come together. After months of

Alain’s Sea Strike 18 (France)

Its great to see another Sea Strike 18 launching recently. This time from Alain (a former member of the French Foreign Legion)  who lives in France. He writes: Hello mark

Brian’s Sea Strike 16 (Sydney)

Its great to see another Sea Strike 16 launching recently. This time from Brian who lives in Sydney. He writes: Finally got it registered and wet today. I have the

Ronnies Sea Strike 18 (Cook Islands)

Its great to see another Sea Strike 18 launching last week. This time from Ronnie who lives in the Cook Islands in the South Pacific. He writes: "Hi Mark, I

Justin’s Sea Strike 16 (QLD)

Its great to see another launching last week. This time from Justin who lives in Toowoomba and his Sea Strike 16. He writes: "Hi Guys and Mark. Well Monday was

Koen’s Sea Strike 18 (Netherlands)

G'day all, This morning I woke up to find we had yet another new launching, this time from Koen from the Netherlands and his Sea Strike 18 that he built.

Conrad’s RipTide XR-457 (Malta)

G'day Everyone, Last night it was great to receive a few photo's and video from Conrad (who live's in Malta) and his RipTide XR-457 heading out for a days fishing

Tony’s RipTide CX-457

Great to hear from Tony (who lives down at Brisbane), where he built and launched his RipTide CX-457 recently. She looks great Mate !! We look forward to receiving more

A Sea Strike 16 Get together (Greece)

It was great to hear from Kostas from Greece the other day as he caught up with another Sea Strike 16 builder (Markos). He sent in a couple of pics

Luc’s Sea Strike 16 (Canada)

Its great to see yet another Sea Strike 16 finished, this time from Luc who lives in Canada.   "Mark, I completed my Seastrike 16 and I love it so

Richards Cruise Control 5.2

Just thought I'd share yet another one of our designs recently built by one of our builders.... A Cruise Control 5.2. Enjoy the photo's The BMD Newspaper delivered to your

Latest Launching – Leslie’s EdgeTracker 426

Its great to see yet another launching this week, this time from Leslie in Far North Queensland and his EdgeTracker 426.  She looks awesome mate !! He writes: "The build

Sams Mushulu 14

Its great to see another launching recently, this time From Sam & Steve and their Mushulu 14 He writes: Lads got her wet!!!! I’m so impressed with how she handled!

Andrew’s Crayfishing adventure in his Sea Strike 16

Hi All. Hope you are all well. Just thought I’d send you a few photos of recent fishing trips. Have been loving the SS16 18 months post launch day, just

Gavins Mushulu 14

It was great to see yet another launching recently, this time From Gavin and his family from Melbourne and their Mushulu 14. He writes: Well, boat is officially splashed. Glad

Nathan’s Pro Tournament 23

Its great to see another launching recently, this time from Nathan from the Gold Coast - Qld and his Pro Tournament 23. He writes: Well it’s splashed, went like a

Just enjoying the day – Glenn and his wife on their Broadwater 5.8

Sometimes its great to just get out on the water, kick the pick over the side and just relax and take it all in. Well.. thats exactly what Glenn and

Mor’s Sea Strike 16 (Israel)

Its great to see yet another Sea Strike 16 hit the water, this time from Mor in Israel. He writes: All the big jobs are done and the engine is

The Moore Boyz Pro Tournament 26

It's great to see the Moore Boys (Rhys, Jack and their father Reg) and their Pro Tournament 26 smashing the fishing out in the Great Barrier Reef, chasing Marlin and

Mat’s Sportzmaster 19

G'day Mark, We launched our Sportzmaster yesterday off Carrum. It was mid afternoon with an easterly wind picking up and the associated fetch driven swell from across Port Phillip Bay.

Who did I see on the bay?

Ian writes: I was motoring across Western Port Bay yesterday when I saw another boat heading towards me waving like crazy. I came to a stop thinking it was Fisheries

Fun in the Sun – Tim’s Mushulu 14

Been a great summer of boating/fishing adventures with the M14 and family. Yesterday out from Mordialloc Creek did some tubing with the kids. Esky strapped to front bulkhead with kmart

Flathead. Not a bad catch (Glenn and his Broadwater 5.2)

Had the folks over from NZ for the past week. Headed out fishing on Western Port a couple of times with Dad for not much return, although counting around 80

Will’s Latest Fishing Adventure – Cruise Control 5.2

G’day everyone, Finally we got some favourable wind conditions to go out for a fish, north of Perth Western Australia. My good mate JD and I made plans to meet

Andrews Sea Strike16 – Binalong Bay, on the East Coast of Tasmania!

Hi Mark, Hope you have enjoyed a fantastic xmas and new years break. We have been down at Binalong Bay on Tassies east coast. I have had the seastrike out 

The Moore Boyz (Cairns) – Pro Tournament 26 at the Weipa Billfish Competiton

It was great to hear from the Moore Boys and their Pro Tournament 26 ( a custom design). After a quick launch and sea trial in Cairns, it was hooked

Adam (Sydney) and his Sea Strike 16

Got a couple of photo's the other day from Adam and his Sea Strike 16 out Tuna fishing off Sydney. Well... we all remember his last tuna fishing adventure when

Darryl and his Sea Strike 16 ( Adratic Sea – Croatia

Finally back from holiday and my school holiday duties have come to an end and time to get back to some boat building this week. Here are a few pics

Andrew from Tasmania and his Sea Strike 16

Well... its official.... She's is well and truly splashed!!! And she goes absolutely fantastic!!! Marine dealer was very impressed with test run, threw it into some high speed tight turns.

Wills fishing adventure

This time from William in Western Australia and his beautiful Cruise Control 5.2. He writes: Hi all, With the demersal ban on in WA, I decided to go out with

Steve’s Tropic 14

Its great to see yet another Tropic 14 launched.  This time from from Steve from Bundaberg (Qld). He writes: SPLASHED at last. Launched at the ramp only 5 mins from home.

Michael, His Tropic 14 and His Cape York Adventure

WOW, The last few months have been very hectic busy finishing the boat, prepping for the big trip to the Cape, working, studying... the list goes on, but I have returned

Laurents Broadwater 5.1 (New Caledonia)

Its great to see yet another launching, this time from Laurent from the New Caledonia and his Broadwater 5.1 . "Congratulations Laurent" !!!!! He writes: Launched yesterday! Need some finishing,

Steve’s NorthWest Island Adventure in his Sea Strike 18

G'day Mark, Long time no chats! I've just returned from holidays this week and thought I would share a few photos with you. We went to North West Island which

Ronalds Sea Strike 18 (Canada)

Its great to see yet another launching, this time from Ronald from the Canada and his Sea Strike 18 getting a quick splash. He writes: Thanks guys! Just got the boat

Brads Tropic 12

Its great to see yet another launching, this time from Michael from the Gold Coast (QLD) and his Tropic 14 getting a quick splash. He's got a few more small things

Jesses Sea Strike 16

Its great to see yet another launching, this time from Michael from the Gold Coast (QLD) and his Tropic 14 getting a quick splash. He's got a few more small things

Michael’s Tropic 14

Its great to see yet another launching, this time from Michael from the Gold Coast (QLD) and his Tropic 14 getting a quick splash. He's got a few more small things

Glenn and Kim’s Tassie Adventure in their Broadwater 5.1

Its great to hear from Glenn and Kim from Melbourne (Vic)  as they took their Broadwater 5.1 down to Tasmania on holidays. They wrote: I recently spent a week down

Alex from Reunion Island and his Sea Strike 18

Build your own 5.50 m open shell for € 7,000: a story of a successful construction site Alexandre took 3.5 years to build entirely of his hands his hull open.

Joe’s Australian Fishing Adventures with his EdgeTracker 426

We just received a few photo's from Joe and his girlfriend (from WA) on their 4x4 fishing / camping adventures around Northern Australia, as they work they're way from Western

Leigh’s CX-457

Just got a text message this morning from Leigh from the Gold Coast (QLD) and his RipTide CX-457 getting a quick splash. He's got a few more small things to

Jan’s Sea Strike 16

Its great to see yet another Sea Strike 16 being launched, this time from Jan down in South Australia!! He writes: Launch day has arrived!  The boat was handling like

Bretto’s EdgeTracker 487

Its great to see yet another EdgeTracker 487 launched. This time from Bretto from the Gold Coast - Queensland- Australia What an awesome job he did building her !! Top

Tim’s Broadwater 5.1

Its great to see yet another Broadwater 5.1 hit the water, this time from Tim in Victoria. He writes: SPLASHED! We did a few trials in the harbour at Coffs

Will Cruise Control 5.2

Great to see yet another BMD boat being launched today. This time its from William in Western Australia and his beautiful Cruise Control 5.2. Top Job !! He writes: Hi

Brians Tropic 14

Its great to see yet another Tropic 14 launched today, this time from Brian in NSW. He writes: Hi all. SPLASHED the Tropic today.  Thank you for a great little

Ian and his EdgeTracker 426

Well... Ian is at it again. !!! Having a blast of a time fishing and camping Its great to see he's out having a blast with his passion for fishing,

Kosta from Greece and his Sea Strike 16

Its great to see yet another Sea Strike 16 launched.  This time from from Kosta in Greece. He writes: Mark, Congratulations. Your design is perfect, I don't have words to explain

Dave and Rita’s Sea Strike 16

It was great to hear from Dave and Rita and the launching of their Sea Strike 16. He writes: Hi Mark Our sincere apologies for taking so long to get

Anthony and his Sea Strike 18

G'day Mark, Thought I'd send you a couple of pics . Finally the weather God's played nicely. Another milestone achieved, first day offshore  the sea was almost flat as a

Glenns Broadwater 5.1

It great to see yet another Broadwater 5.1 now launched. This from Glenn down in Melbourne Vic (Australia) With his outboard all booked in, during the last few days he

Conrads RipTide XR-457 (Malta)

Its great to see yet another launching, this time from Conrad who lives in Malta (Europe) and is RipTide XR-457 He writes: Hi all   I'm back and I'm super happy.

Darrens Tropic 14

Great to see another launching this week, this time from Darren in North Qld and his Tropic 14 !! What a TOP JOB !! He writes: G'day Mark, A few

Visser Brothers Sea Strike 18 (Netherlands)

Its great to see the latest launching of yet another Sea Strike 18, this time from the Visser brothers in the Netherlands. What a top job !!.  They write: Yesterday

Cameron’s Gulf Explorer 16

It was great to see Cameron from North Qld (Australia) launching his new Gulf Explorer 16. What an awesome job he did building her ! He writes: Soft launch completed.

Joe’s EdgeTracker 426

A few minutes ago I just received a few photo's from Joe and his girlfriend (from WA) on they're 4x4 fishing and camping adventures, with their EdgeTracker 426 towed behind. 

Chakkaphongs Sea Strike 18 (Thailand)

I just received these photo's from Chakkaphong (Thailand) who just launched his Sea Strike 18    If you look at his console, you see can that he cut out a portion

Haydn’s EdgeTracker 426

We just recieved these photo's from Haydn from 1770 up in Central Qld and his EdgeTracker 426. He sent in a short video as well !! Looks great Haydn He

Pete’s Sea Strike 18

Its great to see yet another Sea Strike 18 hit the water, this time from Pete from Albany (WA) where he fishes the Great Southern Ocean. He writes: My boat

Andrew’s Mushulu 14

Its great to see another Mushulu 14 launched this week by Andrew down in Melbourne (Vic) He writes: Hi all, Just had a successful splashing over the weekend!   Properly launched

Lachie’s EdgeTracker 487

Its great to see yet another EdgeTracker 487 being launched this week. This time from Lachie down in Melbourne (Vic). He writes: Well the day has finally come! My dad

Lance’s Sea Strike 16 (NZ)

Lance just sent me in these awesome photo's out and about with his family in their Sea Strike 16 - "Gulf War". Great to see they're having a blast enjoying

Adam’s Sea Strike 16

Its great to see yet another Sea Strike 16 being launched this week. This time its from Adam down at Sydney ! He writes: The Sea Strike has been salted!

Geoff’s Tropic 14

Its great to see another Tropic 14 being launched, this time Geoff from Victoria. What a top job ! He writes: Here she is in the water and the video

Pat’s Magnum 10

Great to see we have yet another launching, this time from Pat in Tasmania and his Magnum 10 Pat writes: The big day finally, arrived, after all the rain and

Duncan’s EdgeTracker 426

Its great to see Duncan from NZ launching his new Edgetracker 426. What a beautiful job he did building her. He writes: I only went out for a short blat,

Bob’s Sea Strike 16

Its great to see yet another Sea Strike 16 launching. Here' s a few photo's of his boat taken on that day. Bo was a first time boat builder and

Clintons Sandy Strait 14

Its great to see another launching today, this time from Clinton and Nikki from the UK. He writes: Well chaps she's in. Great day we even managed to catch a
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