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NEWS & REVIEWS

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THOROUGHBRED

THEODORE

Adelaide builder Theodore Marine has produced a consummate offshore trailerable fisher.

Some nine years ago experienced shipwright Jim Theodore realised a long-held dream when he commenced building his own line of top-shelf GRP trailerboats and he has gone on since to win a swag of industry awards...

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THEODORE 720 OFFSHORE REVIEW

The Theodore 720 Offshore has an award-winning pedigree stretching from strength of construction, high level of finish to excellent sea-keeping qualities.
The Theodore 720 Offshore is the latest craft in the ever growing range of vessels built by veteran South Australian shipwright Jim Theodore of Adelaide's Port River Marine Services...

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THEODORE 720

PROFISH

South Australian boatbuilder Theodore Marine has a new edition to its range in the 720 Profish.

Based on Theodore's 720 Coastal, the Profish is an outboard version of that model, with extra features including a laid teak deck, custom stainless steel rod holder and a sporty targa arch. The Profish received a special...

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TWO SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BOAT BUILDERS WINNERS AT THE 2008 AMIF AUSTRALIAN MARINE AWARDS

Local boat-builder Jim Theodore of Theodore Marine, recently won national recognition for his highly competitive range of 720 Coastal craft, winning in two categories of the 2008 Australian Marine Awards. Conducted each year by the Australian Marine Industries...

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SECRET

BUSINESS

A hush-hush operation has been underway at a Largs North boat factory - and now the secret's out. It's in the form of the big, fast and roomy 7m trailer boat, Theodore Coastal 720.

Created by Jim Theodore, proprietor of Port River Marine Services with wife Leica, the new craft is a low-profile half-cab aimed at the offshore angler...

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SOUTHERN 

COMFORT

The Theodore 720 Profish is the latest craft in the burgeoning range of vessels built by veteran shipwright Jim Theodore and has received a very warm welcome wherever it has been displayed. As well, it received a Commendation award in 2007 Australian Marine Industry Federation Awards. Beating out most of the competition in the hotly contested... 

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THEODORE COASTAL 720 FISHING BOAT REVIEW

Time is usually the bane of all boat testers’ lives. This time, however, I got to spend four days on the boat at Kangaroo Island in South Australia—that’s usually more than enough time to get a good feel for any boat. But there was a problem. The weather gods were kind to us, too kind. The water around the island on this trip was as smooth as a Sydney real estate agent...

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RECREATIONAL BOAT 

BUILT TO 'SURVEY' WINS AWARD

Just as that old advertising slogan says 'oils ain't oils', many recreational boaters are now realising that 'boats ain't boats'. The differences between a 'built to survey' vessel and a standard production boat are numerous, but it seems they're benefits many recreational buyers are prepared to...

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THEODORE COASTAL

720

The Theodore Coastal 720 is a boat that has been hovering around the edges of various marine awards for the past couple of years.

The manufacturer has been instrumental in claiming either finalist or runner-up in the trailerable section of the AMIF Boat of the Year Awards and continues to advance their R&D...

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THEODORE MARINE CONDUCTS A CRUCIAL, COLLECTIVE KANGAROO ISLAND 720 COASTAL CAMPAIGN

With their brilliantly designed, strongly built, impeccably presented range of 720 Coastal craft attracting buyers at a steady rate, the team at Theodore Marine knew that more has to be done by way of promotion and typically...

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HARD WORK

PAYS OFF

A hush-hush operation has been underway at a Largs North boat factory - and now the secret's out. It's in the form of the big, fast and roomy 7m trailer boat, Theodore Coastal 720.

Created by Jim Theodore, proprietor of Port River Marine Services with wife Leica, the new craft is a low-profile half-cab aimed at the offshore angler...

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COASTAL

CRUISER

With a newly optioned Yanmar diesel engine, the highly acclaimed Theodore Coastal 720 is a boat gaining even more fans where rough seas and mounting costs need taming. Rick Huckstepp puts the new diesel version to the test.

 

Trailerboat sport and gamefishing is currently at an all-time high, with excellent access to offshore grounds...

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THEODORE 720 OFFSHORE ENCLOSED HARDTOP

THEODORE'S latest release is the 720 Offshore Enclosed Hardtop, powered by twin 150hp Suzuki outboards and featuring counter rotating propellers, electronic controls and Suzuki’s Lean Burn Control System.

Powering choices include a Single Outboard to 300hp, Twin Outboards to 300hp or a Diesel Stern Drive to 300hp...

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THEODORE 720 OFFSHORE WITH TWIN SUZUKIS – THE EPITOME OF TRAILERABLE SOPHISTICATION

Following our report in the last issue (No. 62 – June 2014), Jim Theodore and his team at Theodore Marine completed this first twin outboard version of the Theodore 720 Offshore Enclosed Hardtop in time the boat and fishing...

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THEODORE COASTAL

720

A flexible fish-fighting machine, the Theodore Coastal 720 was a finalist in three categories at this year's AMIF Boat of the Year competition. Rick Huckstepp makes this unique trailerboat prove its credentials.


"Good things come in glass" was, decades ago, an advertising slogan aimed at moving Australian...

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AUSTRALIAN MARINE AWARD WINNER 720 COASTAL OFFSHORE SETS THE MARK BETWEEN TRAILERING AND MOORING

An observation by prospective buyer. that it was "amazing so much boat could still be trailerable", really made the point about this top of the line Theodore 720 Coastal Offshore. Even stronger and more solid than it looked, this Offshore.. 

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PUSHING THE

ENVELOPE

A Kangaroo Island trip shows what this boat has to offer.

The pressure of rapidly approaching deadlines normally mean that having more than a couple of hours to complete a boat test is a luxury. But after completing hundreds of tests over the years, I reckon I have this boat test business well and truly nailed. ​

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BRING IT ON

 

Time is usually the bane of all boat testers’ lives. This time, however I got to spend four days on the boat at Kangaroo Island in South Australia – that’s usually more than enough time to get a good feel for any boat.