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ISLANDER BOATS

The Islander is an impressive looking boat on or off the water with the design incorporating ride, functional design and appealing look.. The Islander 6.2 comes in 3 different versions - Tiller, Side Console and Centre Console 

All Foam is high quality fuel resistant and water resistant

No timber used in construction of hull

All our Islander boats are manufactured with the highest quality of materials and workmanship

Even though the Islander looks like a standard V bottom hull, the underside of the Islander is a true longboat designed hull giving the benefits of lower planning speeds, greater stability at rest, better fuel economy and the ability to run lower horsepower engines on larger boats with the same performance

Specifications:

750kg hull weight

12mm floor
18mm hull
9mm sides
Rated to 140HP

Standard Features:

120 L underfloor fuel tank
High density foam transom & interior
Marine approved buoyancy foam
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Boats Cairns

Edge Marine’s Favourite Fishing Spots in Cairns (And The Boats To Get You There)

We in Cairns are so blessed to live in an area so rich with beauty, lifestyle, and fish. As Edge Marine are a boating supplies store, people naturally assume we like fishing. These assumptions are incorrect; we don’t like fishing; we LOVE fishing. What we’re about to share with you here is special. We’re going to share with you our favourite fishing spots in the north. We’re also going to let you in on our opinion on the best boat sales in Cairns, so you can get to these spots and get fishing ASAP. Trust us when we say, you’ll thank us later.

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The Daintree River

The Daintree Rainforest is one of the most beautiful places on the planet and the river flowing through it is abundant with fish. Make sure you remain vigilant when fishing on the Daintree River, as crocodiles call the ancient riverway home. Most Cairns boats can handle crocodiles though, so as long as you stay inside the vessel, you’ll be fine. Depending on the time of year you go and the spot you pick, you could catch; 

  • Mangrove jack
  • Barramundi
  • Jungle perch
  • Sooty grunters
  • Barracuda
  • Cod
  • Queenfish
  • Flathead
  • Sickle fish
  • Estuary cod
  • Bream


To access the Daintree River, Edge Marine recommend the Stacer Proline range of boats in Cairns. These boats are built with tough, pressed aluminium, making them perfect for rivers, estuaries, creeks, dams, and lakes. The 449S Proline Angler and the 389 Territory Striker stand out to us as fantastic for comfort, value, and easy maintenance. To check out our Stacer Proline boats for sale in Cairns, head on down to Edge Marine.

Trinity Inlet

Over 40 species of fish live in this tidal estuary, making it an ideal location for those looking to find a fishing spot close to Cairns city. Our top tip for fishing in Trinity Inlet is to cast a line in the deep water on slow-moving tides and to fish the shallow waters on fast-moving tides. Depending on when you head out and where you cast, you could be in to catch; 

  • Barramundi
  • Mangrove jack
  • Fingermark
  • Grand Travalley
  • Queenfish
  • Flathead
  • Estuary cod
  • Bream
  • Grunter
  • King Salmon
  • Blue Salmon


The Stacer Open Boats range are the premium choice for fishing in Trinity Inlet. These lightweight boats are easy to drive and handle well in almost any conditions. Of all the boats in Cairns, the 449 Rampage Tiller Steer and the 319 Seasprite are Edge Marine’s picks to fishing Trinity Inlet.


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Fitzroy Island

Just off the Queensland mainland is Fitzroy Island. This island looks like it came straight out of your imagination with soft, white sands and sparkling turquoise water. If you’re casting a line off Fitzroy Island, depending on when and where you’re fishing, you could bag;

  • Black marlin
  • Largemouth nanagai
  • Smallmouth nanagai
  • Shark
  • Trevally


When you’re fishing off Fitzroy Island, you’ll want to do so in style. While there are several boats in Cairns that would do the job nicely, Edge Marine recommend the Islander. This impressive-looking vessel comes in three different models, each as aesthetically pleasing as the last. You’ll be fishing in a beautiful location, in a beautiful boat; what more could you want?!

Why Buy Boats in Cairns from Edge Marine?

Edge Marine have been selling boats in Cairns for many years. We know the area very well, and our customers value our localised knowledge. We have decades of experience in marine mechanics and everything related to boat maintenance. If you’re looking for Cairns boat sales to find the perfect boat for your fishing needs, contact Edge Marine today.