Beach N' Bay report - this weekend


- EPISODE 114 - 

Over the past 13 years of selling new and used boats here at St Kilda Marina to literally '000's of buyers, we've discovered a pretty significant fact and it's alot like the holy grail for us.
You see the vast majority of boat buyers are trying to solve one specific problem with their boat buying purchase. Now we've got you thinking?


We don't sell boats here - we actually reconnect people, so it’s not about the boat.

Let us float these scenarios with you:

1. We get dads off the smartphone for just long enough, to teach the kids to fish and water-ski, just like they did when they were kids. 

2. We get Mums included by actually participating with the entire family, doing healthy activities together. Not to just be on the sidelines as; soccer, netball and footy mums do as the team manager, scorer or just cutting oranges. We are talking actual participation with their partners and the kids as an equal. 

3. We get the kids off the computer and Playstation and into the outdoors. To breathe fresh air and to participate equally in family activity, where they will learn really good life skills such as; responsibility, planning and safety. 

4. And let's not kid ourselves, we know we get the blokes together (and the ladies too) to catch the big one, that last time got away. And to talk to their mates about blokes stuff, which we've learnt is good for men’s health.

Gives you goose bumps? So do something about it.

Here is 'The Boat Guy' in action doing his stuff on TV. The show is 'All About Boats' as seen on Foxtel and to be replayed later in the year on ch7. Watch Darren's Top 10 reasons to buy a boat 
This weekend's Beach N' Bay Report is proudly presented by St Kilda Boat Sales and our very own 'The Boat Guy' Darren Finkelstein for the waters of Port Phillip for the weekend of 29-30 August 2015.
Watch this weekend's Beach N' Bay Report to hear what's on and where to go boating on Port Phillip this weekend.

Reminder to listen to Darren as he broadcasts <live> his weekly Beach N' Bay reports on radio 3AW, three times each Saturday and Sunday from December to March each year.
Enjoy our weekly boating forecast, we'll catch you this time next week.
Safe Boating Always

Over N' Out
Darren and Andrew


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