Ross and his family covered 212 nautical miles and used just 165 litres of diesel – much to the surprise of his fellow Club members
The new 30hp engine can achieve speeds of more than 50kmph (28 knots) with a four-metre boat.
From a time when four-stroke outboards looked set to wipe out two-strokes all together, the tables have turned
If you want to relax while trolling, adjust the tiller tension to hold your line and then sit back and wait for the fish to strike.
Another couple of hundred revs and the boat surged forward at 30 knots and virtually skipped across the top of the swell with an unbelievably soft ride. This was more like it! The faster we went the better the boat liked it and the better the ride.
The 46 jumps onto the plane in just eight seconds, which is quick for a boat of this size and weight. V8 Supercar legend and now team boss, Dick Johnson, bought the first Mustang 46 fitted with the system, replacing a conventional shaft drive Mustang 46 he previously owned.