Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Ask Your Marine Experts

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Ask Your Marine Experts

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DO YOU have burning questions about life on the water? Which Quintrex hull will best suit your needs? How do you get the best out of your Mercury motor? How do you maintain your motor between services?

Help is here at last.

Bay City Marine and the Fraser Coast Chronicle are delighted to be launching a special monthly 'Ask the Experts' column dedicated solely to your marine curiosities.

With a combined pool of more than 80 years of knowledge and experience, now is your chance to get real advice from the best in the business.

Remember, the only stupid question is the one you didn't ask, so get in touch at

asktheexperts@baycity today.

Our panel of experts to help answer any of your questions are:

Scott Cleaver

Job title: Dealer principal

Specialising in: Waterskiing boats, high performance boats, boat set up, trim tabs, prop selection

Scott has been a boating and fishing enthusiast from a very young age, so taking the reins of Bay City Marine in 2013 seemed like a very natural progression.

With 20 years in marine dealership management, Scott's product knowledge is unsurpassed.

As an Australian water ski racing champion, and Australian power boat racing champion, he knows from first-hand experience what will suit his customers.

A certified high performance specialist, and specialist in Mercury, Mercruiser, and Honda, as well as a factory trained prop and engine combination selector, he is the right man for the job when it comes to making your next purchase.

Chris Jabs

Job title: Service/Sales Manger

Specialising in: Motorguide electric motors, marine electronics, prop and engine pairing, boat specs

A Hervey Bay local for more than 37 years, Chris knows the Fraser Coast conditions like the back of his hand.

With more than 15 years' experience in the marine and leisure industry, Chris has developed a particular expertise in marine electronics and Motorguide electric motors.

Look no further for knowledge on GPS and sounders.

A Volunteer Marine Rescue trainee skipper and qualified boat crew, Chris spends as much time as he can out on the water both helping those in need, and unwinding on those beautiful Fraser Coast days. …

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