The 5.45 Bluewater slots right into that popular size range and layout used by many offshore trailerboat fishermen. For a fraction under $40,000 the Series II comes complete on a tandem axle Dunbier trailer
Fishos love them and it was the boat's ride and handling in the atrocious conditions we encountered out on Port Phillip Bay that really sold the Modern Boating team on this stylish 5.45m runabout.
The biggest reason for the success of the Tournament Series is that it is not only built by perfectionists that love boats, they also love fishing and have learned over the years what's required in a top sport fishing boat.
The Streaker 585 Sports Cruiser is something special. We're lucky to have some of the best small boat builders in the world in this country. This boat is among the best of the locals, which is saying something in itself.
Paul and Leon Savage have some excellent sportfishing boats in their line-up and I assumed the 6.35 Commander would continue in this vein. I was right.
All this brings us to testing the Sirocco Fisherman. Streaker do offer a more expensive version of the same hull with a fancier fit out for people whose fishing's lower on their priority list than social boating, but those serious about fishing will likely choose the Fisherman.