Category Archives: Marine

GRP parts for underwater structures and boats

Business After Five

BA5, short for ‘Business After Five’, are informal events designed to encourage networking among Southland manufacturers.  FI Innovations was excited to host the December BA5 evening, with over 40 people enjoying drinks and nibbles at our Otepuni Ave premises. Gareth, … Continue reading

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Mini Shotover Jet boat

Pop into Shotover Jet’s operations base at Arthur’s Point in Queenstown sometime and take a look at the mini Shotover Jet sitting in the corner.   The Ngai Tahu Tourism company asked us to create a unique stand to display … Continue reading

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Bullet-proof Boating

A carbon fibre jet boat pod with bolt-on carbon fibre seats was an innovative solution for Queenstown’s iconic Shotover Jet when they wanted to remodel their jet boat fleet.  This gained them fuel savings, a stronger structure with harder-wearing floors and stunning visual … Continue reading

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Project Carbon – partnering Stabicraft Marine

Project Carbon is an exciting partnership, involving collaboration between Stabicraft Marine, Caliber Design and Fi Innovation. Stabicraft, working with Mike Whittaker from Caliber Design, has developed the Fisher 1600 pontoon boat. To make it stand out from the crowd, and to save … Continue reading

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