Technical

Don’t Wash Up: Effects of Wake and Wash on Gold Coast Waterways

Much can be read about wake and wash from boats, and how they work. However, we hardly read about how they affect our local shorelines.

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Solar Panels For Your Boat: Q&A With Errol Cain

WHY SHOULD I USE SOLAR PANELS ON THE BOAT? Solar is a very good way to keep your batteries topped up when a vessel is

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Marine Craft Ceramic Coatings

Never wax again, thanks to Always Dry, a specifically designed ceramic coating that makes everything it touches look like new for years to come with

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Go Green: Keep Your Fuel Clean

Let’s get straight to the point. Yachties and sailors refer to diesel-powered watercraft of all sizes and hull shapes as “stink boats”. With the majority

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Let’s do the WOBBLES: 7 Checks for Diesel Engines

A reliable engine is key to safe boating. Like most diligent boat owners, you probably get your engine serviced at manufacturer-prescribed frequency by a competent

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SEQ’s No. 1 Marine Cooling Service Centre

Located on the Gold Coast at Molendinar, Diecon Marine specialise in marine cooling, heat exchanger manufacture, servicing and repairs.  The photo above shows a new

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Go Green For Clean Fuel

With twenty-four years of industrial and commercial fuel tank cleaning under their belt, Fuel Doctors have seen it all when it comes to the contaminants

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Osmosis Demystified

Traditional wisdom holds that every 10 years, your boat hull should be inspected for osmosis. But what is “osmosis” and why is it a threat

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CleanAWorx: Quality Marine Cleaning Products

In Australia, we have some of the harshest weather conditions. Boats that are not well looked after can lose their value much faster. So, a

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DIY Antifoul Checklist

It is time to do the annual slipping. So what are the key things we should be looking for to ensure all the proper maintenance

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