Category Archives: Boat-building

constructing, modifying and repairing wooden or fibreglass boats

Praise Showered

Praise showered on Fi Innovations by Real Journeys for our craftsmanship.  We refurbished over 30 shower cubicles on their big “Milford Mariner” tourist boat. Cubicle after cubicle – it never seemed to end. Stan and Reece made countless trips up … 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 souvenirs. … 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. Mike Whittaker, from Caliber Design, worked with Stabicraft to develop the Fisher 1600 pontoon boat. They wanted a stylish carbon cabin to make it stand out … Continue reading

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