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Polycraft 530 Warrior

PRIMED FOR HARD YAKKA While the Polycraft 530 Warrior is a capable craft in it’s own right, probably the most significant thing about it is its stuctural material: roto-moulded slastic. Stated boldly, perhaps not too impressive, but this is a very special plastic with important engineering and other properties. UV-inhibited polyethylene is the stuff that …

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Stessco 420 Skipper

STESSCO SHINES IN SMALL BOAT STAKES I sometimes wonder why small aluminium boats are not painted and large ones are. Actually, I know the reason – cost. Painting a dinghy adds too much to the price for it to be competitive. On the other hand, doesn’t paint detract from one of aluminium’s selling points – …

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Coraline 750 Outsider

ANGLERS’ DREAM Coraline’s 750 Outsider is accurately named. Its hull length is indeed 7.5m and its natural environment is offshore. This big plate vessel, with its first-class protection from the elements, would be many a serious angler’s dream boat. It could also be a less serious angler’s idea of a good all-rounder. There are permanant …

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Coraline 750 Outsider

OUTSIDER’S INSIDE RUN Coraline boat builders has an established niche in the WA plate alloy boat market as an operation that caters for customers who want something a bit special. The people at the firm’s Bayswater factory constantly come up with practical and stylish designs that are within the financial reach of most new boat …

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Coraline 670 Walkaround

DEADRISE MAKES A CHANGE Coraline’s 670 Ocean Runner and Walkaround’s aluminium hull features an item from the builder’s seemingly endless list of options and continual improvements: a deep knuckle. The presence of this has allowed the deadrise to be increased by two degrees to 20, with the same amount of stability. Plate aluminium boats have …

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