Will this Christmas float your boat?

Christmas shopping should now be creeping its way to the top of your To Do list, especially if you want to avoid last minute panic. Only 8 weeks until Christmas!

Now is the time to organise the gifts for the important people in your life that you really want to WOW!

Or… maybe it’s time to think about a gift to yourself, after all you can treat YOURSELF this holiday season.

A tinnie, a motorboat, or a jet ski would not only make the ultimate Christmas present for someone you love but can also take the pressure off entertaining the kids these school holidays.

Make some memories out on the water this summer. You’ve always wanted a boat, now is the time to jump on board!


Savage Aluma-Craft Kingfisher

This is the ultimate way to get out on the water on a budget!

There is nothing super fancy, but this dinghy has including a couple of cup holders for your cold beers. What more could you need?

With no engine and no trailer, this beauty holds the potential to be whatever you need (or can afford). The perfect blank canvas!

Gift this project to someone who would love to make their nautical dreams come true.

2006 3.6m Collapsible Fold-up Boat with a 1998 Johnson Outboard Engine On a Dunbier Marine Single Axle Trailer

Innovation at its finest!

This collapsible fold-up boat is perfect for those with minimal storage… or for winning the battle with a spouse who says you have no space for a boat!

This space-saver comes with all the essentials like an outboard motor and a single axle boat trailer making it the complete package for a Christmas gift.

2003 Sea-Doo GTI LE-RFI Jet Ski on a 2003 ABWT Trailer

What cooler way is there to get out on the water this summer than a Sea-Doo jet ski?!

This slightly older model is a great way to get the same fun in a more affordable way.

With a boarding step, storage compartments and sponsons for balance, this a great gift the whole family can enjoy.

Coming on board a trailer, this beauty is ready to go!


1978 Quintrex 4.3m open runabout with a Yamaha 40HP Outboard Engine on a single axle trailer

This great run about vessel has fantastic features for the keen fisherman including a rod holsters, built-in water feed live bait tank and a Garmin Echo 300c Fishfinder.

This is the perfect way to spend some outdoor time with the kids these school holidays, hang out with your mates or even just soak up some alone time out on the water.

Reel in Christmas dinner with this fisherman’s dream!

2014 Seadoo GTX 260 (Limited) Jetski on a Trailer

You can fit the whole family on this beast!

With all the bells and whistles, this is the way to cruise the waves in luxury this summer.

Its Intelligent Suspension means you can enjoy a smooth ride even on a choppy day so there is nothing to stop you getting out there every day this holiday season.

This is the present for those who want the best of everything!


2008 5.9 Tahoe Bow Rider with a Mercruiser 220HP Inboard Engine on a 2008 Fabrique Trailstar Trailer

Ready for summer, this is a family boating necessity!

This 6.2m Tahoe Q6 with Inboard 4.3 litre V6 Mercruiser engine gives plenty of room on deck and seats 9 people.

Striking yellow in colour with matching dual axle trailer, this stunner has only been used in fresh water. It’s a great looking boat with the interior to match.

This is the gift for family who boats in style!

2009 Noble Supervee 5m TJBI5.0m Side Console with a Yamaha 115HP Outboard Engine on a 2012 Redco Trailer

Swimming ladder, Fishfinder and built in Esky means this beauty is the perfect Summer all-rounder.

Jump off the side for a dip, relax with an ice-cold beverage or cast your rod!

Featuring a live bait tank with a pump and a catch tank as well, this girl is a winner winner fish dinner!

Impress the whole family with this Christmas surprise.

2009 Mako Craft 212CC with a Mercury 225 HP Outboard Engine on a dolley

Now this boat really takes the Christmas cake!

The Makos 212 Center Console has the tools that make a nice fishing package, making it the perfect boat to get you on the water chasing the big ones.

This impressive vessel is complete with life jackets to keep everyone safe, and a Fusion MS-RA55 stereo with marine speakers to keep everyone grooving out on the water.

The ultimate Christmas gift this festive season!

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Matt Kalinski

Head Of Valuations

Qualifications & Affiliations

American Society of Appraisers Candidate Member

Certified Practicing Valuer AVAA


Matt has been in the valuations space for many years and has extensive experience in the space across an abundance of various industries. He now leads the valuations teams for Lloyds Auctions with a passion for encouraging his team to set and achieve high goals and produce great results for the company whilst growing the team’s skills starting with a great culture and team mindset.