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Custom Sized Bone Fish Graphics

Did you know you can get any of our StickyFish Boat Graphics in a custom size?

If our standard sizes are simply not going to work for your boat, shoot us an email for some custom sized graphics like Lucie form Canada did.

Lucie loved our Bone Fish Graphics, but also had a certain sized graphic in mind for the side of her boat. So we made some small alterations, trimmed and stretched the Bone Fish a bit... and voila! A custom sized graphic that fits Lucie's boat perfectly.

If you're interested in a custom sized graphic from our shop, simply send us an email with the graphic and sizes you're after and we'll get back to you with a quick quote.

chris lloyd parker | Monday, July 11, 2016 | Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

Fish Sticker to customize your wrap

Just because your boat has a wrap doesn’t mean you can’t improve it with a high definition fish boat sticker. These days more and more boats come with beautiful wraps already applied, which looks amazing, but is not exactly unique. Customize your boat by adding a Boat Name you designed yourself and a fish boat sticker of your favorite catch.

fish boat sticker 

Have a look at our huge assortment of Fish Boat Stickers to find the right graphic to customize your boat!

chris lloyd parker | Wednesday, June 17, 2015 | Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

Out Wide - Custom Boat Graphics

Are you looking into going the extra mile with your Boat Graphics? Look no further. At Boat Names we have a team of Graphic Designers that specialize in creating amazing looking Custom Boat Graphics. Whatever style your after, whatever effects you want, we can make it happen!

 Recently we've created this Custom Boat Graphic for Out Wide.

 

 Out Wide's owner Mick had his eye on our StickyFish Sailfish Graphic, but wanted chrome effects in both his graphics and Boat Name. So we got busy making Mick's dream Boat Name a reality.

 Whether you want to incorporate and customize different graphics from our catalogs, have your own artwork and would like us to match an awesome looking Custom Boat Name to it or you would like us to get really creative and create something completely unique we can make it happen!

If you have any questions or would like a quote for your Custom Boat Graphics, please don't hesitate to contact us!

chris lloyd parker | Friday, December 12, 2014 | Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

The Keeper - Skella StickyFish Graphic in action!

The Skella Fish Graphic is one of our most popular StickyFish Graphics. Still we rarely get to see it in action on a clinker hull, so when Fred send us a picture of his freshly applied Boat Name Kit on his boat The Keeper, we were excited to say the least!

 

 

Thanks for the photo's Fred, the Keeper looks great!

If you have any pictures of your finished Boat Name Kit, make sure to send some our way. We love seeing and sharing your Boat Names!

Have a look at our StickyFish Catalogue to find a Fish Graphic to suit your taste and name. Whether you're after a Cartoon Fish, Realistic Fish Images or something a bit tougher like the Skella Fish, we'll sort you out.

If you have any questions or would like custom made graphics for your boat? Don't hesitate to contact us!

chris lloyd parker | Friday, November 21, 2014 | Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

NEW! Lots of StickyFish Boat Graphics

Our ever growing collection of StickyFish Boat Graphics just got a whole lot bigger! We've expended our Fish Graphics with Bass, Mahi Mahi, Tarpon, Giant Trevally, Trout, Wahoo AND Walleye stickers.

Order your Bass Graphics here

Order your Mahi Mahi Graphics here

Order your Tarpon Graphics here


Order your Giant Trevally Graphics here


Order your Trout Graphics here


Order your Wahoo Graphics here


Order your Walleye Graphics here

All are available for sale in our StickyFish Catalogue. Order your own mirrored pair in a small size, measuring 220mm by 250mm or go for a large one measuring 430mm by 480mm starting at only AU$33!

Buy them on their own, add a pair to your Boat Name Kit or contact our designers about the possibility to use them in a custom Boat Wrap.

chris lloyd parker | Tuesday, October 14, 2014 | Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

Boat Wrap from the Past – Nugget

In 2009 Boat Names Australia was responsible for the Boat Wrap for Dave Downie's Nugget Fishing Boat. Because this was such a complex and unusual boat wrap, we are taking you back to talk a little bit about this Queensland Fishing Boat Legend.

Boat Wrap from the Past – Nugget

The Nugget Fishing Boat has an ongoing boat wrap graphic spread out over several layers of deck in contrasting shapes, because of that we decided to do the designing, printing and applying of the boat wrap in separate pieces: the port side hull, the starboard side hull, the port side cabin, the starboard side cabin, the top of the cabin, the fish graphic, the boat name and lastly the rego number.

The first part of the boat wrap to be applied was the background for hull, followed by the bottom part of the fish graphic to go on top of that. Once this was in place we had a better idea of where the bottom layer of the cabin needed to align to the hull. The hull and cabin were separated by a strip of deck, that when you view the boat from the side, goes straight through the fish graphic. By printing the top and bottom of the fish separately with a large amount of overlap, therefor having plenty of room to shift around and cut where we wanted, we were able to make the graphic look like one continuing piece from side view.

The port and starboard sides of the hull are mirrored images which contain boat stripe graphics that taper to a narrow front, so they would come together nicely at the bow without having to worry about strange looking transitions where the two parts meet.

Now knowing where exactly the print's transitions between the sides and top of the cabin would fall, we were able to design and apply the top part of the boat wrap. By designing, printing and applying in separate stages, we were able to have a seamless transition between the hull and layers of cabin, making the print look like a whole from a side view.

When moving around the boat, the print alignment points will change, which can make your boat wrap look strange and out of place from certain viewpoints. By using a background image with lots of detail, colour hue varieties and things to look at, we diminish this effect dramatically.

The final layer of the boat wrap to be applied were the Boat Name and rego number. Applying these separately allowed us to move around the background image to align it properly with each section without having to worry about any text being crooked.

To finish the boat wrap off, the edges of the graphics were sealed with 3M Edge Sealer, protecting the graphic from peeling and making sure the boat wrap will last for years.

A full boat wrap like this would look great on any fishing boat, whether it's a private vessel or you have a whole fishing charter fleet, Boat Names Australia can create, produce and apply a boat wrap for any vessel. For more information and quotes on custom boat wraps, contact Boat Names Australia.

chris lloyd parker | Thursday, February 13, 2014 | Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

Customise your fishing boat - Fishing Boat Graphics

No fishing boat is complete without a fish graphic. Take a look at our large collection of fishing boat graphics and you will find a wide variety of styles to suite any taste. Whether you like cartoon style drawings, have a taste for something more graphic or are looking for a hand-painted fish sticker, Boat Names Australia can sort you out.

Fishing boat graphics can be purchased on their own, making them a great gift to someone with an non-customised boat.

You can add your fishing boat graphic to your Boat Name Kit for an easy and affordable way to customise your fishing boat.

Fishing Boat Graphics 

You may want to consider combining your fishing boat graphic with a boat stripe graphic for a unique look suited to your personality.

Fishing Boat Graphics

Or if you have a fishing charter company looking into a unique and consistent look for your fleet or simply have a bit more to spend on your private fishing boat? We can create a custom Boat Name to match your boat graphics of choice for a completely customised look and to stand out in the bay.

Our fishing boat graphics are all high definition digitally printed onto 5 year stable vinyl. The vinyl is shielded with a UV and scratch resistant coating that will keep your fish graphic looking great for many years and they are easy to apply, just like our Boat Name Kits.

Any questions about our fishing boat graphics or if you want a quote on your custom Boat Names Kit, don't hesitate to call Boat Names Australia!

chris lloyd parker | Thursday, February 06, 2014 | Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

Boat Graphics - An easy and affordable way to customise your boat

Do you have a fun weekend boat and looking into ways to customise it? Have a look at our extensive collection of boat graphics. With our wide variety of option, we have a graphic to suite any runabout boat from fishing tinnies to wake boats or even jet skis but can also be customised to fit larger vessels.

Boat Graphics 

Our boat fish graphics are a great affordable way to completely transform the look of your boat. They can be added to our standard Boat Name Kits, sold on their own or, if you want to take it to the next level, we can create custom lettering to match the colours, shapes and effects of your boat graphic for a unique and consistent look.

Boat graphics are super easy to apply and will arrive in the same way as our Boat Name Kits, which you can read more about here.

Boat Graphics
 

All our boat graphics are high definition images digitally printed onto vinyl and finished off with a scratch resistant UV-protection laminate. The marine grade graphics will easily last you for 5 years and beyond when properly cared for.

They also make great gifts to anyone who just splurged on a new boat or has had their boat for years and it could use a bit of a spruce.

Do you have a bit more to spend or looking for something very specific? We can also create customised boat graphic or even full wraps to suite any needs and wishes.

If you have any questions about boat graphics, please don't hesitate to contact Boat Names Australia.

chris lloyd parker | Monday, February 03, 2014 | Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

Snapper fishing - catch limits

Know the limits if you’ve got snapper in your sights

With snapper season upon us, recreational fishers looking to snap up catches of the popular species are reminded that new bag and size limits are in place.

Fisheries Queensland recreational fishing manager Tony Ham said with good catches being reported and expected along the southeast Queensland coast up to Mackay, fishers were urged to follow the rules or risk being fined.
Alan Loveard | Thursday, August 16, 2012 | Comments ((Disabled)) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

Biggest shark caught in UK

From http://www.soundingsonline.com/news/

For an hour and a half, British anglers Wayne Comben and Graeme Pullen fought a 10-foot shark in the sea off Boscastle, North Cornwall, in the southwest point of England.

A member of the great white family, the powerful fish dragged their boat for a mile out to sea during the struggle, before exhaustion allowed Comben to reel it in.

Thought to be a female and possibly pregnant, experts calculate the shark weighed about 550 pounds.

Click here for the full video report from The Telegraph news

Alan Loveard | Monday, August 13, 2012 | Comments ((Disabled)) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

Combining graphics for fishing boat

Hi. I'd like to know if two or more of your graphics can be combined with the name of the boat to make a really striking effect. For example, if I wanted the marlin at the front with the black bit connected with a black stripe running under the boat name, can this be done?

I'm not much of an artist. Can Boatnames show me what the effect will look like?

Alan Loveard | Monday, July 23, 2012 | Comments ((Disabled)) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink
 
 
 



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