Why Get A Commercial Boat Loan?

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At BoatLoans.com.au we offer a range of commercial boat finance options, including chattel mortgage, leasing, and hire purchase. But why would you decide to take out a commercial boat loan rather than a personal boat loan?

We look at some of the reasons why you might decide to take out commercial boat finance to buy your boat, and how it will work better for your business. Continue reading

How To Find Boat Fishing Spots

Relax on your new boat

You get so used to fishing around your local area, knowing the best spots for the best time of year, that sometimes you forget how hard it was to come by those fishing spots in the first place.

That can put a bit of a dampener on things if you take your boat to a new location or off on a holiday. Continue reading

Boating Tips for Beginners

Speed boat

Whether you’re new to boating, you’re getting back into it after a long break, or you’ve been doing it for years, there’s always something new you can learn.

We’ve put together a collection of boat tips for beginners to help everyone from the novice to experienced mariners. Continue reading

Buying a Boat at a Marine Auction

Boat Auction

Buying a boat from a marine auction can give you a few advantages. There is the opportunity to buy a good boat at a low, or even below market price. So long as you’ve done your research and set a cut off the price that you won’t bid past.

There’s often a wide range of boats to choose from, sometimes even former business owned boats that have been well looked after and maintained.

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Boating on Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour

Gaining access to a world class harbour with your own boat

With stunning blue waters, iconic landmarks, fishing spots and plenty of destinations to choose from, It’s no wonder Sydney Harbour is such a popular spot for boating.

While you can book yourself on a harbour cruise, organise a charter boat or even use AirBnb to find a houseboat for the weekend, your best access to the harbour is on your own boat. Continue reading

Perth Boat Fishing Spots

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Find great boat fishing spots near Perth

The west coast of Australia is known for its spectacular offshore fishing, and Perth enjoys access to a good portion of these fishing waters.

Whether you’re sticking close to shore or heading miles out to sea, there’s plenty of salmon, herring, squid, buff bream, yellowtail kings, King George whiting, snapper, mackerel and even sharks so long as you know where to look. Continue reading

Buying a Ski Boat

Relax on your new boat

What is a Ski Boat?

A ski boat is a small, recreational powerboat designed for towing water skiers, often seen pulling people along dams and lakes on a hot day.

Ski boats aren’t restricted to water sports though, with many ski boat owners also using them as rather fast fishing boats with good manoeuvrability. Continue reading

Spring Boat Maintenance

Spring Boating

As the weather warms up it’s clear that we are well and truly in Spring and the start of the boating season.

If you pulled your boat out for winter storage six months ago there are a few steps you should take before setting out on the water for the first time.

So pull out your tinnie, yacht, catamaran, speed boat, house boat or whatever marine vessel you getaway on, pull back the covers, dust it off and get started on the checklist below to make sure you have a great summer of boating! Continue reading