Watercraft

Thank You, Tradies – It’s the End of an Era

Issue #1 of Rheem Offsite hit the shelves in June 2017. In its contents was the first tradie profile, the first of many fishing and hunting articles, and, of course, the very first Rheem double page feature – which quite fittingly focussed on that year’s Big 6 Challenge (a modernised

Cold Water Therapy

We’ve all heard it, the latest and greatest way to feel on top of the world. The oldest cure-all and the newest trend to help boost the immune system, increase dopamine, lower cortisol, and set yourself up for a winning day. All your favourite podcasts are raving about it –

Deep Dropping for Swordfish

Now is the time of year that keen Kiwi anglers get ready to do battle with one of the ocean’s most formidable predators – the broadbill swordfish. The species The broadbill swordfish (Xiphias gladius) is a highly sought-after species inhabiting waters around New Zealand. Renowned for their distinctive appearance and

WATSON ON THE WATER

A lifelong love of the water has taken Paul Watson many places around the world and provided lasting memories and friendships but it’s his volunteer work for the New Zealand Coastguard that has taken his love of the ole’ briny full circle. After recently celebrating 30 years at Rheem, Watson

Boating with children

Taking children boating is a great responsibility because in an emergency they will be almost totally dependent on the accompanying adults. Here are some guidelines to help you and your children have a safe, fun time while boating. First things first: Swimming ability Adults accompanying children should be able to

White Water Rafting-It’s called that for a reason!

Why is white water rafting so much fun? Adventurer Steve Dickinson suggests some answers… Many uninformed people look at white water rafting as simply playing bumper boats with rocks on a fast-flowing river. But as anyone who has tried it knows, it’s so much more than just that. It’s the

Setting up for Watersports

As perfect as it would be to have a 300+KW Mastercraft sitting on the driveway for our waterskiing fix, the practicalities of taking a purpose-built ski boat out fishing on the open seas means we need to look at alternatives! So, how do we get a much-loved tinny or fibreglass

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