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New 2019 Hobie Kayaks


Published Thursday, 30 August 2018

2019 sees the re-design of the best selling Hobie Kayak, the Outback, and the introduction of a new for 2019 Tandem, the Compass Duo.

Hobie Mirage Outback

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With the first major redesign of the best-selling Mirage Outback in over a decade, Hobie has single-handedly advanced the sport of kayak fishing.

The extra-wide standing deck offers an improved casting platform and convenient vantage point for sight fishing, allowing for superior vision from above while the revolutionary Guardian Transducer Shield gives you multidimensional vision below.

Powered by the MirageDrive 180 with ARC Cranks + Turbo Fins – now standard on all Outbacks – this fine-tuned angling vessel is highly versatile, fast, quiet, and exceedingly nimble.
Now featuring our Kick-Up Rudder system with dual steering capabilities, combating drift and navigating tight water has never been easier.

Crew: 1
Length: 12' 9" / 3.89 m
Width: 34" / .86 m
Capacity: 425 lbs / 192.78 kg
Fitted Hull Weight: 85 lbs / 38.56 kg *
Fully Rigged Weight: 103 lbs / 46.72 kg *
Hull Construction: Rotomolded Polyethylene
Color Options:

  • Slate BluePapaya OrangeRed Hibiscus
  • Ivory Dune
  • Camo
  • Seagrass Green


NEW Hobie Compass Duo

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Searching for an elegantly simple yet highly customizable tandem kayak for on-water adventures with family, friends, and pets?
Look no further than the brand new Mirage Compass Duo, the latest addition to Hobie's lineup of award-winning pedal kayaks.

Powered by dual MirageDrives with Glide Technology, the Duo's sleek hull design maximizes speed and stability, while greatly reducing drag.
The sleek waterline and Kick-Up Rudder system make for an impressively nimble tandem kayak that's highly responsive, easy to steer and extremely durable.

The roomy Compass Duo is simple to use and adventure-ready, making it the ideal choice for water outings with adults, tikes, and furry companions.

Crew: 2
Length: 13.5' / 4.11 m
Width: 35" / 0.89 m
Capacity: 475 lbs / 215.46 kg
Fitted Hull Weight: 92 lbs / 41.73 kg *
Fully Rigged Weight: 127 lbs / 57.61 kg *
Hull Construction: Rotomolded Polyethylene
Color Options:

  • Slate BlueSeagrass GreenPapaya Orange


Pricing and availability for both the Outback and Compass Duo is TBA.
We will keep you updated, but please contact us in the meantime.

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or  (08) 8294 6211


Introducing Naish Foiling


Published Monday, 11 September 2017

Coming soon to Binks Marine is the Naish Foiling Board and Foil Range!!


Developed by some of the world's best watermen and women, the Naish range is at the cutting edge of foiling technology.

Naish Foiling equipment covers all of the major foiling disciplines: Wind-foiling, Kite-foiling, Surf and SUP-foiling and Wake-foiling.

Whether you're just starting out or an experienced foiler naish have you covered. They also have boards suitable for both foiling and non-foiling use and boards that crossover with other disciplines, allowing you to use 1 board for a variety of sports.

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Naish's Thrust foiling are specifically designed for each foiling discipline. The are made from a aircraft grade 6061 aluminium and feature fiberglass compositie wings. Tuttle box adaptors are available, allowing the foil to fit boards fitted with this type of fin box without any board modifications.

Surf and SUP-foiling

Naish SUP-foil Boards

 A very wide range of surf and SUP boards are available. Most of the range are able to be used foiling or non-foiling and the Hover 120 Crossover can also be used as a foiling or non-foiling windsurfing board.

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Naish Wind-foil Boards

 3 boards in the wind-foiling range. The Hover 120 Crossover can also be used as a SUP. The Hover Titan 120 an also be used as a traditional windsurf board.

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Naish Kite-foil Boards

Another extensive range of boards from Beginer to speed race boards. The Hover 155 and Hover 160 can  be used as non-foil kiteboards or wakesurf boards.

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The Hover 155 can be used as foiling board, skimboard or as a wakesurf board, making it very versitile and a lot of fun behind the boat.


Stock will be ariving shortly, but please feel free to contact us with any questions or to book a foiling session. We can get you out behind a boat and show you how to get started.

Call Shane on (08) 8294 6211 for details

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NEW Hobie Mirage Compass Kayak


Published Thursday, 07 September 2017

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Introducing the latest addition to the Hobie kayak range ...

The Hobie Mirage Compass!!


The compass has been designed to fill the entry level Mirage Kayak market, whilst still maintaining Hobie's renowned performance and quality. The compass takes it's design cues from the Revolution and Pro Angler range of kayaks providing a fast, comfortable and stable platform for either fishing or paddling.

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The Compass features a Hobie Glide Technology Mirage Drive, two molded-in rod holders behind the seat, a molded deck cup holder, two recessed H-Track gear tracks and a single 8-inch Twist-and-Seal hatch forward of the seat. The front storage area cloth covered front storage area which is the right size to fit a Hobie cooler, or the possible installation of a storage hatch.   

The Hobie Compass is a relatively light weight kayak coming with a fitted hull weight of 31kg's. It is also has a compact length of 12ft or 3.66m, both a which should make the compass easy to handle on and off the water.

We are expecting the compass to be available later in the year and we will od course keep you updated on availability and the price once this is released. In the mean time please feel free to contact us showing your interest so you can the the first to own one in South Australia.


Crew:  1 Length: 3.66 m \ 12'
Width:  0.86 m \ 34"
Capacity:  181 kg \ 400 lbs
Fitted Hull Weight:  31 kg \ 68 lbs
Fully Rigged Weight:  39 kg \ 87 lbs
Hull Construction:  Rotomolded Polyethylene  

More information from Hobie available here


420's for Sale


Published Friday, 01 September 2017

We have both new and excellent condition second hand International 420's for sale!!

 New Nautivela 420 for sale

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Nautivela 420 racing hull made from CNC machined moulds.

Supplied complete with the following: was $15,990.00    NOW $14,990
Selden (Kappa, Zeta or Cumulus) mast, boom and spinnaker pole complete
Epoxy Centerboard and rudder blade
Tiller and tiller extension special construction
Self bailer, inspection hatches and covers
Padded toe straps, spinnaker bags and mast step
Mainsheet swivel and ratchet block
Measurement form and sail number
Top cover
Launching Dolly
Rigging kit with blocks, ropes, elastics including:
Shroud adjusters with fast pins
Jib halyard tension system
Vang system
Jib luff wire
Ropes for main, jib and tapered spinnaker sheets.

Extras available:
North Mainsail $1466.00
North Jib $783.00
North Spinnaker $1013.00

Bottom cover $420.00
Rudder cover $99.00
Mast bag $250.00
Tack Tick Micro Compass $490.00
Road trailer $2500.00

Prices include GST
30% deposit required
Standard Colour: Light grey with dark grey floor
Prices subject to change without notice

Contact Sandy Higgins at Binks Marine on (08) 82946211
or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it




Ronstan Product Release


Published Thursday, 17 August 2017

Ronstan have been busy releasing 3 new products recently.

The new CL12 Dinghy PFD2 is a fully Australian approved level 50 jacket and meets the requirements for Australian Sailing 2017-2020 Special Regulations Part 2 for off-the-beach boats.


This jacket features a low bulk side entry design with grip and adjustment around the waist. It also has a large gusseted front pocket.

Available in JNR - XL you can get more details by clicking here 


Ronstan have also released a new Series 15 micro Ball Bearing Block.

S15 range

These blocks are the smallest and lightest ball bearing blocks available!

Made with stainless steel cheecks, they have acetal sheaves running on stainless steel ball bearings giving high performance and low friction.

They are available in a range of single confirgurations, as well as doubles and triples.

Click here for to see the entire range.


Last but not least is the new RF6 Small Dinghy Mainsheet Swivel Base


The RF6 is designed for dinghies up to 4.5 metres in length and has a ball bearing swivel system and adjustable cleat height with the use of an included cleat spacer.

It is suppled with a small c cleat which will handle 2-8mm rope. The RF6 also has a switchable ratchet system and is suitable for both shckle and Dyneema rope head blocks.

Click here for for more details.


North Sails Optimist Radial Sails


Published Monday, 01 August 2016

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The new Japanese designed radial cut R1, R2 & R4 have now been released!

During the last year North Sails have been working hard on developing these new designs and have run a lot of speed test sessions to set a goal for better pointing and acceleration. They have now finalized the 3 types of design based on the P4 which is their previous successful radial design. The design comes in 3 weight range versions and is now ready for release following very impressive testing results to confirm their better performance.

       35 - 41 kg                              40 - 46 kg                                 Over 45 kg

R1      R2       R4

Contact Sandy Higgins at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   or (08) 8294 6211 to place an order.



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