A Stabicraft 1850, one of many Stabis available at Richardson Marine.

Victoria was a natural choice to host Stabicraft’s tenth Australian dealer, according to Richardson Marine managing director Edward Richardson.

"We have some extreme water conditions on this part of the coast and I’ve seen Stabicrafts perform very well here, which is no surprise given they’re developed in rougher conditions at the bottom of New Zealand’s South Island," he said.

Inroads by the Kiwi builder into the Australian market continued this month when Richardson Marine in Warrnambool, Victoria, was appointed a dealer for Stabi’s range of aluminium positive-buoyancy boats.

Richardson said he was excited about having Stabicraft onboard at his dealership.

"Like Stabicraft we’re a growing business and I feel the brand will complement what we already offer here, with such products as Suzuki outboards," said Richardson.

Stabicraft Marine Australasian sales manager Sean McColl said Richardson Marine would help the Stabicraft brand to grow in the region.

"Warrnambool has excellent geography for boating," said McColl. "It is close to Portland and the outstanding tuna fishing on the south coast of Victoria."

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