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    Two Oceans Marine 48 Sportfisher

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (January/February 2013) BIG & BEAUTIFUL — Two Oceans Marine 48 Sportfisher   IN the golden glow of…

    Unity Tiger

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (September/October 2010)SPECIFICATIONS Length – 4.85m Beam – 2.2m Weight — 420kg Min hp — 1 x 90hp…

    X-28 WALK AROUND — by X-Boats

    (September/October 2016) THE Cape Winter weather was my greatest concern while I was busy arranging to review X-boats’ 28-foot Walk…

    Magnum 32 Walkaround — by Two Oceans

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (March/April 2005) Tel: +27 21 448-7902 • Fax: +27 21 447-6668  E-mail: 2oceans@mweb.co.za • www.2oceans.co.za FAST AND…

    SKI VEE 500 SPORT

    Tested by Kevin Smith (July/August 2008) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 5m Beam – 1.8m Hull weight — ±400kg Fuel capacity — 4…

    Yogi-Cat 500

    Tested by Kevin Smith (May/June 2008) SPECIFICATIONS Construction — GRP Resin Length – 4.9m Beam – 2.3m Draft — ±230mm…

    Explorer 510 CC — by Yamaha

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT July/August 2011) SPECIFICATIONS Length — 5.1m Beam — 2.1m Weight — 400kg Recommended motors — 2…

    Supreme Cabin 185

    Tested by Kevin Smith (May/June 2009) SPECIFICATIONS Length — 5.65m Beam — 2.2m Min hp — 1 x 90hp Max hp…

    Citation 700

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT March/April 2012) CITED FOR EXCELLENCE JUST when everybody was wondering why Mallards Boating was so quiet…

    Gamefish 510

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (March/April 2010) SPECIFICATIONS Length — 5.1m Beam — 2.3m Weight — 490kg Min hp — 2 x…

    Ace Glider 630

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT January/February 2010)     AT A GLANCE Length: 6.1m Beam: 2.5m Fuel capacity: 200 litres Carrying…

    Cobra Cat 800

    (SKI-BOAT March/April 2008) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 8m Beam – 2.8m Min hp — 150hp Max hp — 200hp Construction —…

    V Cat CC

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (March/April 2012) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 6.2m Beam – 2.6m Min hp — 2 x 60hp Max hp…

    Spearfisher 625 Cat

    (September/October 2008) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 6.25m Beam – 2.5m Weight — 800kg Flotation — bottles Motors — from 2 x…

    Seacat 565 CC — by Yamaha

    Tested by Kevin Smith (November/December 2007) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 5.65m Beam – 2.3m Hull weight – 750kg Min hp – 2…

    Billfish 230 CC

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT May/June 2009) SPECIFICATIONS Length — 7.2m Beam — 2.55m Min hp — 2 x 90hp Max…

    Supercat Sliver 29 — A 29ft craft by Supercat Marine

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (November/December 2007) Tel/Fax: (046) 624-1867 • Cell: 076 833 6000 E-mail: supercat@cluesnet.co.za • www.supercat.co.za  THE revolutionary 38ft…

    Barracuda 160 — A 4,85m craft

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT September/October 2001) Length: 4,85m Beam: 2,00m Weight: 450kg Construction: Moulded fibreglass hull, moulded fibreglass top…

    UNITY 156 ELITE

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (November/December 2006) BRODERICK SPORTS — formerly Jet Ski Warehouse — are not new kids on the block…

    Butt Cat 41

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT January/February 2012) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 12.5m Beam – 4.4m Min hp — 2 x 250hp Max…

    Thundercat 800

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (November/December 2008) THE Thunder Cat 800, flags flying from her outriggers, made her debut during the 2008…

    Unique 575 Semi-rigid

    Tested by Kevin Smith (September/October 2006) AJ Smith, owner of Superduck, was adamant that the Unique 575 and 540 had to…

    Catskee 375 — by Natal Caravans & Marine

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT March/April 2011) Bill Harrison Tel: (031) 702-7291 • Fax: (031) 702-7209 E-mail: info@natalcaravans.co.za • www.natalcaravans.co.za…

    Supreme Craft 620 Classic

    Tested by Kevin Smith (January/February 2009) SPECIFICATIONS Length: 6.2m Beam: 2.35m Draft: ±0.85m Approx weight: 700kg excl. motors Fuel capacity: 150…

    Seacat 636 CC — by Yamaha

    (March/April 2013) Seacat 636 CC — by Yamaha  SPECIFICATIONS Length – 6.36m Beam – 2.4m Min hp — 2 x…

    F200

    By Kevin Smith (SKI-BOAT July/August 2006) SMITH’S first boat review — how would it go? After a quick introduction to Peter…

    Falcon 700RSR Semi Rigid

    (SKI-BOAT May/June 2001) I have been following the development of this craft for some time now and it was good…

    Trophy 2509 Walkaround

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (March/April 2003) The Trophy 2509 came thundering out of Durban Harbour, flinging spray wide and aft as…

    Cobra Cat 700

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT March/April 2005) PURE MAGIC! Another Cobra Cat, unmistakably a Cobra, I thought as the new Calypso…

    Explorer 510 — by Yamaha

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT May/June 2010) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 5.1m (16ft) Beam – 2.1m Weight — 400kg Recommended motors…

    Magnum 36 — by Two Oceans Marine

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (November/December 2010) Tel: +27 21 448-7902 • Fax: +27 21 447-6668  E-mail: 2oceans@mweb.co.za • www.2oceans.co.za A FISHING…

    Triton 2486WA

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (May/June 2006) SO FISHABLE – SO PRACTICAL! THE never-ending quest for perfection! While in some cases this…

    Kingcat 170 — A 5,4m craft

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (November/December 2005) ENTHUSIASM in the voice of a man telling you about his new boat conveys a…

    Cobra Cat 525

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (January/February 2009) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 5.25m Beam – 2.35m Construction — GRP Weight — 740kg Buoyancy —…

    GT 580

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (September/October 2008) AT A GLANCE Length: 5.8m Beam: 2.45m Draft: 40cm Construction: GRP only — completely woodfree…

    Noosacat 2300

    (July/August 2001) PICTURE the scene: Durban’s Point marina — 10am — all is calm, even the water. The NoosaCat 2300…

    SuperCat 38 Sport — An 11,6m Craft by SuperCat Marine

    (March/April 2001) Tel/Fax: (046) 624-1867 • Cell: 076 833 6000 E-mail: supercat@cluesnet.co.za • www.supercat.co.za SPECIFICATIONS An eleven metre craft that…

    Glacier Bay 2640

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (January/February 2007) An upmarket craft to suit all applications AS I scanned the stands at the International…

    UNITY SURFMASTER 490

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (November/December 2010) WHY is it that whenever you plan to go out to sea the weather turns…

    Angler 180F — A 5,5m craft

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT September/October 2005) NUWAVE Marine’s Wynand Wiering is extremely enthusiastic about their imported American craft, the…

    Seacat 565 Walkthrough — by Yamaha

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (September/October 2009) Contact 0800 926 242 for your nearest Yamaha Marine dealer. SPECIFICATIONS Length – 5.65m Beam…

    Ace Glider 530

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT May/June 2009) SPECIFICATIONS Length — 5.3m Beam — 2.3m Min hp — 60hp Max hp —…

    Jet Boat 510 — by Yamaha

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (May/June 2011) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 5.1m Beam – 1.95 Min hp — VX 1100 – 100hp Max…

    F16 — A 4,95m

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT November/December 2004) PETER Motzouris lives boats. If he’s not designing and building new models to add…

    Explorer 540 — Marketed by Yamaha

    Tested by Kevin Smith (SKI-BOAT September/October 2008) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 5.4m Beam – 2.2m Approx hull weight — 450kg Construction —…

    Butt Cat 865

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT November/December 2011)             SPECIFICATIONS Length – 8.65m Beam – 3.1m…

    Nova Sportfisher 220

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (May/June 2005) OUTSTANDING! THE Nova Sportfisher — and then there were four! Yes, this was my introduction…

    Titan 300 Walkaround

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (September/October 2009) AT A GLANCE Length: 9m Beam: 3m Draft: 50cm Approx weight without engines: 3 300kg…

    Lee Cat 9m Walkaround Version II

    Reviewed by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT November/December 2013) THE place — Johannesburg Boat Show 2013. The boat — the new 9m…

    Cobra Cat 585 — A 5,85m craft

    (SKI-BOAT September/October 2003) LOA: 5,85m Beam: 2,40m Flotation: 1 litre bottles Hull weight: 950kg Weight on trailer: 2 200kg Rated…

    750 Power Cat — by Two Oceans Marine

    Reviewed by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT March/April 2013) MOTHER MAJESTIC — Whither goest thou? — Two Oceans 750 Power Cat PICTURE yourself…

    SEACAT 636 SPORT CABIN — by Yamaha

    (November/December 2015) Length: 6.36m Beam: 2.4m Approx weight: 1 600kg Fuel capacity: 8 x 25 litre Jerry cans Rated max…

    Ski-Craft 16.6 Walkthru – A 5,15m craft

    (March/April 2002) AT A GLANCE Length: 5,15m Beam: 2,15m Weight: 487kg Construction: GRP with honeycomb stringer/floor moulding. Flotation: Closed cell,…

    Swift 190 Cabin

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (September/October 2002) AT A GLANCE LOA: 5,9 metres Beam: 2,3 metres Construction: GRP with glassed narine ply…

    Benguela 1650 — by Natal Caravans & Marine

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT November/December 2012) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 5.1m Beam – 2.1 Min hp — 2 x 20hp…

    T-Cat

    Tested by Kevin Smith (January/February 2007) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 5.1m Beam – 2.3m Draft – 95cm Fuel capacity – 4×25 litre…

    Sodwana Cat 16

    Tested by Kevin Smith (July/August 2007) KEEPING up with the times is what the boating game is about nowadays. As a…

    Trophy 30 Walkaround

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (January/February 2005) Sporty looks and outstanding performance AS I walked onto the moorings at the Royal Cape…

    Citation 900

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT November/December 2008) “A NEW nine-metre mono is about to be launched by Mallards,” one of the…

    Seacat 636 — by Yamaha

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (May/June 2011) Contact 0800 926 242 for your nearest Yamaha Marine dealer.  AT A GLANCE Length: 6m…

    Citation 700CC

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT January/February 2014) AT A GLANCE Length: 7.0m Beam: 2.63m Draft: 0.4m Max fuel capacity: 150…

    Twister 730

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (January/February 2009) THE Twister 730, surrounded by bunting and highlighted by an array of spotlights, was the…

    Butt Cat 660

    Reviewed by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT March/April 2018)                       THE LAST…

    F200 — A 6.1m

    Tested by Kevin Smith (SKI-BOAT May/June 2007) AT A GLANCE Length: 6.1m Beam: 2.5m Draft: 40cm Construction: GRP Flotation: Bottles and…

    KingCat 166 — A 5,1m craft

    (SKI-BOAT January/February 2001) AT A GLANCE Length: 5,1m  Beam: 2,44m  Weight: 380kg Construction: Fibreglass/balsa deck; GRP encapsulated foam bulkheads. Flotation:…

    Explorer 465 — by Yamaha

    Tested by Kevin Smith (SKI-BOAT July/August 2008) SPECIFICATIONS Length: 4.65m Beam: 2.2m Weight: 350kg Construction: GRP Buoyancy: Foam-filled Fuel capacity: 4×25…

    Explorer 510 CC by Yamaha

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT May/June 2018) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 5.1m Beam – 2.1m Hull weight – 450kg Recommended power…

    Superduck 540

    Tested by Kevin Smith (January/February 2007) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 5.4m Beam – 2.2m Draft – 30cm Fuel capacity – 4 jerry…

    HONDA AQUATRAX 1200

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (November/December 2010) MAKING WAVES JETSKIS are becoming more and more popular by the day, and it’s quite…

    Benguela 530 CC

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT November/December 2010)                   AT A GLANCE Length: 5.35m…

    Cobra Cat 800

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT September/October 2004) IMMENSELY FISHABLE — AND BEAUTIFUL! A BEAUTIFUL new boat beached next to me at…

    Sport Fisher 320 Centre Console

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (March/April 2010) SPECIFICALLY SPLENDID WHEN I first saw the Ocean Specific 320 lying at moorings in front…

    Supreme Craft 530 Baysport CC & Executive FC

    Tested by Kevin Smith (November/December 2007) AT A GLANCE Length: 5.3m Beam: 2.35m Draft: 50cm Construction: GRP Flotation: Foambead-filled bottles Boat…

    Benguela 1450 — by Natal Caravans & Marine

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT September/October 2012) SPECIFICATIONS Length — 4.55m Beam — 2.00m Dry weight — 395kg Min hp —…

    Ace Glider 750

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn  (SKI-BOAT January/February 2011) STAR OF THE SHOW! THE Ace Glider 750 caused the biggest stir that…

    SHARK CAT – by Durban Yamaha

    (November/December 2013) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 5.1m Beam – 2.1m Min hp — 2x40hp 2-stroke or 2x50hp 4-stroke Max hp —…

    Supreme Craft 570

    Tested by Kevin Smith (November/December 2008) SPECIFICATIONS Length — 5.7m Beam — 2.4m Min hp — 2 x 50hp Max hp…

    Seacat 800 — by Yamaha

    Tested by Henrich Kleyn (November/December 2009) Contact 0800 926 242 for your nearest Yamaha Marine dealer I RECENTLY had the privilege of…

    Gamefish 510

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT January/February 2011) SPECIFICATIONS Length — 5.1m Beam — 2.3m Buoyancy — Foam-filled Approx weight — 490kg…

    Cobra Cat 630

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT July/August 2009) AT A GLANCE Length: 6.3m Beam: 2.65m Draft: ±3380mm Approx weight: 820kg Fuel capacity:…

    Gamefish 430

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT March/April 2009) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 4.45m Beam – 1.88m Min hp — 2 x 25hp Max…

    Unique 540 Semi-rigid

    Tested by Kevin Smith (September/October 2006) AFTER viewing Superduck’s Unique 575 Cat on the beach, it was time to have a…

    Nova Cat 270

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (September/October 2003) A truly fine craft The Moçambique Archipelago makes very different demands on craft that are…

    Cobra Cat 630

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT July/August 2013) SPECIFICATIONS Length: 6.3m Beam: 2.6m Draft: ±400mm Approx hull weight, with engines: 1 950kg…

    Butt Cat 25 — Yellowfin Edition

    Reviewed by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT November/December 2017) FUN DAYS LIE AHEAD Butt Cat 25 Yellowfin Edition By Nauti-Tech THE “ode” to…

    SkiCraft 440 Sport – A 4,4m Craft

    (November/December 2002) LOA: 4,4m Construction: GRP honeycomb stringer/floor moulding. Flotation: Closed cell, high density polyurethane foam.  Hull weight: 425kg Weight…

    Benguela 530 FC

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT July/August 2012)                       SPECIFICATIONS Length…

    Benguela 530 FC

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT March/April 2011) Length: 5.35m Beam: 2.35m Approx weight: 870kg Recommended hp: 2 x 60 – 2…

    CoastCat 16 — A 5,1m craft

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT January/February 2004)                 The CoastCat 16 has been a…

    Vision 24 – A 24ft mono craft

    (Jan/Feb 2002) A craft in its final stages of being fitted-out caught my eye. Her lines were familiar, but at…

    Seacat 565 CC — by Yamaha

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (July/August 2018) THE Seacat 565 CC was tested back in 2007 by my good friend Kevin Smith (see…

    Ace Glider 750 Enclosed

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT September/October 2012)                       SPECIFICATIONS Length –…

    F16

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT November/December 2009) AT A GLANCE Length: 4.95m Beam: 2.2m Draft: 300mm Approx weight: 460kg Fuel…

    Cobra 500 — A 5m craft

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT November/December 2005) GEOFF and Mike Barnes of Mallards Boating have, I believe, read the boating market…

    CoastCat 18 — A 5,5m Craft

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT March/April 2003)                 LOA: 5,60 metres Beam: 2,40…

    Cobra Cat 900 – A 9 metre Craft

    (SKi-BOAT November/December 2001) Sitting at the helm on the flybridge of his new Cobra Cat 900, Sean van Veïjeren looked…

    Benguela 530 FC & CC

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT September/October 2011) SPECIFICATIONS Length: 5.35m Beam: 2.35m Approx weight: 840kg Rated min hp: 2 x 60hp…

    SEACAT 520 — by Yamaha

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (May/June 2013) SEACAT 520 — by Yamaha  SPECIFICATIONS Length – 5.2m Beam – 2.22m Min hp —…

    Seacat CC — A 4,9m craft by Yamaha

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (July/August 2005) THE Seacat CC made its first public appearance at the Johannesburg Boat Show in 2004,…

    Supreme Craft 520 CC & SportMan

    Tested by Kevin Smith (September/October 2007) AT A GLANCE Length: 5.2 metres Beam: 2.35 metres Draft: +/- 0.86 metres Minimum hp:…

    Gamefish 625

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (May/June 2010) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 6.25m Beam – 2.50m Min hp — 2 x 90hp Max hp…

    BobCat 43 – A 13m craft by Two Oceans Marine

    Reviewed by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT May/June 2001) Tel: +27 21 448-7902 • Fax: +27 21 447-6668  E-mail: 2oceans@mweb.co.za • www.2oceans.co.za…

    Arrowcat 30

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (SKI-BOAT January/February 2011) LUXURY DEFINED   IT’S nearly a year since I sat down with Ernie…

    Ace Glider 630

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT July/August 2010) BEAUTY & ELEGANCE                      …

    Seacat 565 FC — by Yamaha

    Tested by Kevin Smith (January/February 2008) Contact 0800 926 242 for your nearest Yamaha Marine dealer. SPECIFICATIONS Length – 5.65m Beam…

    SEACAT 520 CC — by Yamaha

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (November/December 2012) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 5.2m Beam – 2.22m Min hp — 2 x 50hp 2-…

    INDIGO 430 HYBRID

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (September/October 2012) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 4.3m Beam – 2m Draft — 260mm Weight — 420kg Hull construction…

    F200

    (SKI-BOAT July/August 2012)                       SPECIFICATIONS Length – 6.1m Beam –…

    Cabo 43 Convertible

    (SKI-BOAT January/February 2003) SPECIFICATIONS LOA: 46 ft Beam: 15 ft. 1 in. Draft: 4 ft. 4 in. Deadrise: 18H deg.…

    Supercat 38 Sport Custom — An 11.6m craft by Supercat Marine

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (May/June 2008) Tel/Fax: (046) 624-1867 • Cell: 076 833 6000 E-mail: supercat@cluesnet.co.za • www.supercat.co.za YOUR PERFECT SUN…

    SEACAT 636 HARDTOP — by Yamaha

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (May/June 2013) SEACAT 636 HARDTOP — by Yamaha  SPECIFICATIONS Length – 6.36m Beam – 2.4m Min hp…

    Gamefish 595

    Tested by Heinrich Kleyn (January/February 2012) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 5.96m Beam – 2.36m Min hp — 2x60hp Max hp — 2x125hp…

    Concept 16 — A 5m craft

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT January/February 2005) IT’S hard to believe I first tested this popular boat all of six years…

    Cobra Cat 640

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT September/October 2006) A HELL OF A BOAT! A NEW CobraCat is born! The first CobraCat 640…

    Black Watch 34

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT November/December 2003)                 A TRUE FISHING MACHINE In action,…

    FX 160 High Output Cruiser — by Yamaha

    Tested by Kevin Smith (SKI-BOAT March/April 2008) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 3.37m Beam – 1.23m Height — 1.24m Dry weight: 355kg Rider…

    Thundercat 520

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (March/April 2007) Length: 5.2m Beam: 2.2m Draft: 40cm Construction: GRP Flotation: Foam Fuel capacity: 6 x 25l…

    Ace Glider 530FC

    Tested by Kevin Smith (SKI-BOAT May/June 2008) AT A GLANCE Length: 5.3m Beam: 2.3m Draft: 40cm Construction: Wood-free hull, fibreglass…

    Seacat FC and CC — by Yamaha

    Tested by Kevin Smith (May/June 2007) SPECIFICATIONS Length – 4.9m/16ft Beam – 2.13m/7ft Flotation — Foam-filled (1 300l) Hull weight…

    Rodman 1170

    Test by Erwin Bursik (January/February 2007) ON the waterways of Vigo in Spain I was introduced to Rodman and the magnificent…

    Cobra Cat 525

    (SKI-BOAT July/August 2016) SPECIFICATIONS Length: 5.25m Beam: 2.35m Approx weight: 780kg Fuel capacity: 6 x 25 litres Rated max hp:…

    Ski-Craft Leisure — A 5,15m craft

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (September/October 2004) LEISURE PLEASURE — A boat for all reasons “I HAVE a craft with a difference…

    Angler 220 WA

    Tested by Erwin Bursik (SKI-BOAT November/December 2005) DURING the 2004 Miami Boat Show, I found myself repeatedly returning to the…