Hutchwilco SHOWTIME 2023

NZ Int’l chef Marcus Peters (Cooked for King Charles) is a flavour nut with a contagious passion for most things smoked. Try his Original Smoked Seasoning and enter into the heights of culinary nirvana.

Daniel Eisenhut showcased the high-end precision rods and reels from Balzer, Germany.

In your hands this gear feels like you’ll have it for a fishing lifetime!

U-Dek is market leader for marine decking offering design ,pattern and cutting services of its long-lasting, low maintenance high performance deck surface products.

“BEST SMALL STAND WINNER” – Hutchwilco Boatshow 2023

The Fi-Glass Dominator is one of the most successful cabin boats ever built in NZ. The Fi-Glass range now extends from RIB’s to 6m plus HT’s with outboard and sterndrive options.

Lots of model and finance choices.

SHIMANO’s 23 Dialuna was on show clearly going further with hi-tech materials to give more sensitivity, lighter weight, more strength and grunt.

McLay’s new Sportsman 651 HT has more action area for fishing and heaps of standard features for serious fishing trips and family days.

Probably the best value boat in the 6.5m class.

Hauraki Boats KATANA CAT has a striking asymmetrical hull shape…best for cat performance. Features a lifting foil which halves vessel weight at cruising speed giving an approx 20% fuel saving over non-foil. 

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Dreadnort’s are designed to survey standard and are the outcome of collaboration between Transformarine Naval Architects and ALTECH. The V6000 with vertical bow increases waterline length and beam to match. 6m is equal to 7m conventional bow space.

ALUKA 823 is a no nonsense fishing and family adventure boat with overnight cred.

Forward raking front window sets the “business” tone. Safe high-side walk around. A must look!

Image Boats design is influenced by some of the world’s most challenging waters that sit on its doorstep at the bottom of the South Island.

Each custom vessel is borne out of customer desire and design practicalities.

Ever popular Kimple dinghies come in a great range of colours and sizes including centre console. Camo green flat bottoms for floating maimai in duck shooting season…add jet unit and go places!

OUTSKI are proudly NZ-Aotearoa made. Great fun to ride, stable, easily customised and fairly bashproof. Runs on the smell of an oily rag! Go to OUTSKI NZ on facebook

A tent boat is what we all need!…the MARCO 500 Sojourn has a huge foredeck mainly for dropping off your mates on the bricks and top water scraps with kingies. Foredeck hinges up to drop down under canvas accommodation for 2 adults.

Boat, bach, beach or backyard the Cobb is the all-in-one on the go versatile cooker. Roast, grill, fry, boil, smoke…”just stay out of the f@#kin’ kitchen”(Gordon Ramsay).

WATERSHED Drybags are the best on the planet. 100% submersible and waterproof… tested to 300ft. Polyurethane coated nylon for max abrasion resistance.

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Matt Debono loves spearfishing. Combine that with skilled craftsmanship and top notch components and you get perfectly balanced, stunningly sleek and beautiful spearguns.

Lowrance’s HDS Pro is the new heart of the Ultimate Fishing System linking boat control, autopilots, engines, radar, comms and more. Ultra hi-def active imaging and live sonar. See more clearly and find more fish. AVAILABLE late June 2023.

TAKACAT’s are great fun! Set-up from out of the bag to water ready is just over 5 mins for the 3.4m open bow. Super stable, easy care, great range including IRB’s.

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