McLay Fortress Barra Designed for North Queensland Fisherman
Greg Camilleri with an overview of the McLay 551 Fortress Barra Side Console. Since the release of the Mclay 551 Fortress Barra, they have instantly gained a reputation of being a very strong, great handling soft riding boat that is also very stable at rest.
They are now our top selling export model range, selling like hot cakes in Australia as well as good sales to Europe and proving very popular with many other countries in the Pacific.
This boat has been updated and is imported from New Zealand by Reef Marine to suit North Queensland conditions and is the perfect boat for the hardcore fisherman.
McLay 551 Fortress Serious about Fishing
When you’re serious about your recreation and fishing, you have to consider a McLay Boat. Safety, function and comfort are your primary considerations. In other words, you need a serious recreational and fishing boat.
This belief in getting the basics right is why McLay Boats build their boats solid. Steve McLay has been building top quality, fishing boats for over two decades, and his impressive range of craft covers a wide spectrum of boating uses.
McLay 5 Year Hull Warranty
McLay fishing boats are covered by a comprehensive five year hull warranty, and all models from the 461 to the 1100 Walk Round – have 4mm, 5mm or 6mm bottoms and fully welded tread plate floors for superior strength as standard features.
Meets Australian CE standard
With lots of great standard features including the extensive fitting of closed-cell foam in addition to the air buoyancy to meet both Australian and CE standards which makes them virtually unsinkable for peace of mind. All designed for enjoyable boating and fishing trips. All this equates to a great fishing and recreational boat that makes it one of the best open boats around. Larger sizes are available on request.