“I took the boat out yesterday on Lake Somerset again, and couldn’t wait to tell you how good our little boat is now. My wife said, “it’s a completely different boat altogether.”

“The Bluefin Tinoo’s are a very narrow roof-topper, and are more of an aluminium canoe than a dinghy, but the boat is easy for me to load & unload from the roof by myself, so it suits my purposes. However there was no way my wife and I could be on the same side, so for safety reasons I got the Collars fitted even though I wasn’t 100% convinced they’d work as good as you said they would. But the difference is so amazing, my wife and I can both lean over the same side and wash our hands! Pulling up the crab-pots is so much safer and easier now, as is casting – I don’t rock the boat any more.

3m Bluefin Tinoo (roof-topper), with Kapten Boat Collar.

3m Bluefin Tinoo (roof-topper), with its Kapten Boat Collar, for the stability it was lacking.

“Just the wake from a passing boat used to almost tip me out, whereas now, they don’t bother me at all. The tinnie slap has also gone, and I don’t bang through the chop anymore. We don’t get wet at all anymore either! The reduction in spray has been fantastic.

“I’m very, very happy. I’ve now got a big boat in a small boat – something I never thought possible. Any boat that rocks ‘n’ rolls should have a Boat Collar fitted. I’ll guarantee it myself. I’m happy to talk to anyone about my experiences, so please pass on my phone number for them to call me – 07) 5495 7483.

“Thank you so very, very much!”

Below: see the fitting of Allan’s Tinoo.

Mini Collar factory fitted in May 2014 to 3 metre Bluefin Tinoo.


  1. Paul Octrin on December 16, 2018 at 10:06 pm

    Hi , I have the same boat a 3m Bluefin Tinoo. Can you advise a price please for these collars but I would also need to freight them to Mackay.
    Can you provide fitting instructions and also all fasteners.
    Thanks for your help


  2. Richard Hayden on April 13, 2019 at 10:04 am

    Can you send me a price for collars for a 3.75 tinoo, including freight to post code 4738 please with fastenings and instructions
    Kind Regards Richard

    • Casey Wallis on August 18, 2019 at 6:41 am

      Hi can you please advise via email of price for a 3.7 tinoo via email to boltactionrods@gmail.com please

  3. Pete Smith on January 16, 2021 at 9:16 pm

    Hi would you please send me a price of collars and fittings needed to fit a 3.0 Tinnoo including freight to Woolgoolga NSW 2456.
    Regards, Peter.

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