b'TestedPurekraft 650HTPUREKRAFT 650HARD TOPBY MATHEW HEWETSON Editor Matt Hewetson headed out with thereally shows in their boats asperfect all-rounder for family they think about maximisingfun adventures.team from Hall Marine Design in Tauranga, space and developing ideas to check out their latest Purekraft hard top. that will help anglers whenFISHING TRIPT he last time I gotthey had several boats ofout on the water. We organised to get out Carrying on their form andin the new boat in early out in a Purekraftdifferent sizes, hard tops andthey have just released theNovember for an early run for a boat test, wascentre consoles on display atPurekraft 650HT which isand of course a fish, and back in April in theirthe show. their smallest, yet most nimbleJarrod Hall would be skipper big 800HT whichIt was no surprise to me thathard top vessel.Their designof Korora which means little was impressivethey collected the win, as Ileader on this boat, Simonpenguin. Miles Harnett their and the following month ithave got to know their designMiddleton advised it neededfitout team leader would be won the Boat of The Showteam well as also being basedto be small enough for stressjoining us, while Simon would (All Purpose Family Boat)in Tauranga and over the pastfree towing, yet big enoughbe coming along with the at the Hutchwilco NZ Boat4 years, I have been out in fiveto fit your mates and gearblue 600CC to assist with Show in Auckland.The teamdifferent models and all boatsfor a full day on the waterphotos, this centre console was of course rapt to pickhave impressed.They are allor an overnight mission. Thewas a boat we have fished up the award in May andpassionate fishermen, and itboat was designed to be thefrom on numerous trips.70FISHING IN GODZONE JAN/FEB 2022'