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Great Products for Boating (2018)

Great Products for Boating (2018)

Your boating adventure starts here, with a selection of leading products to improve your time out on the water. Join the conversation on our social media channels and let us know about any of these products you’ve used. You can recommend a great product for us to review by contacting


If you want to store fresh food and bottled drinks, this fridge and freezer will satisfy all your needs. It has two-temperature zones making simultaneous cooling and freezing possible. This high-tech compressor fridge and freezer is impressively efficient, quiet, and built to withstand the most demanding of loads; yet, is also remarkably lightweight and easy to transport. Separate compartments for cooling and freezing can be set between 10°C to -22°C. You can even change settings via an app! Fitted with heavy-duty details, like reinforced corners, stainless steel hinges and a robust lid lining, the hi-tech coolers in the CFX series can withstand the most demanding of loads. Large gross capacity of 75L with two separate compartments for cooling and freezing in any combination desired to be set: freezer/freezer, freezer/fridge, or fridge/fridge.



Bigger, better, brighter: as part of the iconic thru-hull range, the GEN 4 – 12 Series is a serious light, designed to illuminate larger boats. This powerful light is capable of packing a serious punch. The 12 Series has a corrosion-proof, injection-molded, patented polymer housing, and is internally driven and maintainable. Available in Ultra Blue and Brilliant White, this product is recommended for boats from 12m (40ft) to 30me (100ft). As part of the Thru-Hull range, the 12 Series features Aqualuma’s 6-year housing warranty with a 3-year warranty on internals.



This chair offers a . back with removable headrest, and the arms fold up parallel to the back for easy access. The front knee roll folds up onto the seat for standing while steering. The footrest features a solid teak base surrounded by stainless steel designed to fold into itself. It is fixed in a 12-degree position moves forward and aft electronically with various positions. It rotates 360 degrees on an actuator pedestal and travels 200mm from its lowest point. Load capacity is 250kgs and locks. The entire structure is made from 316 stainless steel and aluminium. The chair can be cabinet-mounted with manual electric slide and is suitable for a saloon or a flybridge. All Melfi Design Helm chairs can be made to suit customer needs.



The Seamaster Gold MFM70 marine battery is powered with the Expanded Grid Technology (EXG), giving boat owners the power and confidence needed to meet the demands out at seas. This maintenance-free marine battery delivers superior starting power and reserve capacity with longer service life, and a fully sealed design, which minimises water/ electrolyte evaporation. It comes with a 24-month replacement warranty, high cranking power (720CCA), and deep-cycling ability (95Ah).



A transparent feature enables everyone to see the gas level through the wall of the tank, therefore removing the risk of unexpectedly running out of gas during use. Lightweight and ergonomic, the unique composite construction makes this gas cylinder lighter and easier to handle. When empty, the cylinder weighs about 50% less than a comparable metal gas cylinder. The composite materials do not corrode therefore the cylinder will not leave rust stains on your boat or yacht. The cylinder, when engulfed by fire, will react with a controlled burnout and will not explode. It has UV protection with special additives included in the gas cylinders to prevent degrading over time from weather conditions. Refillable at any refill station. Australian regulation and approval test certificate provided. Diameter 305mm, Overall Height 460mm, Weight (ex valve) 4.1kg.


By Andy Kancachian