Australia has teamed up with Queensland's number one fishing identity, Dave
‘Nugget' Downie, to put together his latest project boat.
recently at Brisbane's Northside Marine, the attention-grabbing Honda
BF150-powered fibreglass vessel will get Queenslanders talking as the features
and benefits of the customised rig are discussed each weekend on Nugget's
top-rating 4BC radio program, ‘Talking Fishing'.
he couldn't wait to get his new boat on the water and put it through its paces.
is actually 16 years old, but we totally gutted and reinforced it then added
custom storage areas like live bait tanks, kill tanks and other functional
features," Nugget said.
with everything I need for my fishing interests, the powerful and reliable
Honda BF150 was the only outboard choice, as far as I was concerned – nothing
else came close."
the same engine that powers the globally-popular Honda Accord, the BF150
incorporates a unique set of Honda-exclusive technologies to provide increased
power across the entire rev range, with a power-to-weight ratio that rivals
two-stroke engines in the same class.
also features Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (VTEC™), which
was originally developed for Honda's high-performance sportscars. The system
ensures smooth, stable idling with an even further reduction in fuel
consumption, while the increased valve lift at high revs broadens the torque curve
and provides incredible top-end power.
this class-leading power, Honda's inherently low fuel consumption, exceptional
reliability and reduced periodical maintenance requirements all combine to
minimise the overall cost of ownership.
Further information: Honda Australia, Customer Relations – (03) 9270 1348 or visit: www.honda.com.au
(27 January 2010)
Incorporating unique attributes such as BLAST, ECOmo and
VTEC, along with a five-year warranty, Honda's technologically-advanced
four-stroke outboard engines run quieter, offer greater fuel economy, burn
cleaner and are just plain better for the environment... at the same time
delivering superior power and unmatched reliability. Honda – four-strokes of