A Quick Guide to Boat Maintenance and Servicing

Recreation & Sports Blog

After you buy a boat, you want to ensure you keep it properly maintained, so it's always ready for your time on the water. This will also ensure your safety, as even a small bit of damage to a boat's hull can mean taking on water while you're sailing, and the risk of the boat actually sinking before you can get it back to shore. To ensure your boat is always maintained and serviced properly, and that it always looks its best, note a few tips to keep in mind, and then discuss these with a boating mechanic or service professional as needed.

1 December 2017

4 Reasons You Should Give Night Fishing a Try

Recreation & Sports Blog

Any avid fisher should try night fishing at least once in their life. Of course, there are a few techniques you'll be used to that won't work after the sun has set, and it might feel odd at first to be fishing in near total darkness. That said, night fishing can be a wonderful experience, and here are just four reasons why. 1. Forgiving Temperature One of the great things about Australia is the wide range of areas that experience nice temperatures all the year round.

12 September 2017

A Quick Guide to Buying Your First Hunting Rifle

Recreation & Sports Blog

If you're ready to start hunting, you need to carefully choose the rifle you'll use. First-time hunters often assume that the bigger the rifle, the better it will be, but getting one that's too big or heavy for you can mean losing control of it. On the other hand, some lightweight rifles might not work for the game you're hunting. You also need to ensure you can properly maintain the rifle you choose; note what that means, and a few important tips for those looking for their first hunting rifle:

4 August 2017

How Synthetic Surfaces Can Help Improve Your Backhand Return

Recreation & Sports Blog

Practice makes perfect, and practicing a backhand shot on a synthetic playing surface can be especially effective. Synthetic courts offer a much more predictable level of bounce than other surfaces, like natural grass or clay. By perfecting your backhand technique on a synthetic surface, you will gain some distinct advantages. Once you have the shot in your locker, you can replicate it on other surfaces, so long as you adjust your positioning for the expected variation in bounce.

20 July 2017