Built like the proverbial brick outhouse, Makocraft’s 4.85 MF Frenzy is dedicated to recreational anglers, reports Andrew Norton.
Makocraft 4.85 MF Frenzy: a tough as nails tinnie.
Despite owning several fibreglass hulls, what I really love is my collection of tinnies, thanks to their robust durability and low-maintenance nature. They can be left on a concrete launching ramp while I park the car and trailer, and – more importantly – they don’t complain when left at the mercy of the branches that regularly fall from the massive swamp mahogany trees that populate my overgrown yard.
The ‘glass hulls, meanwhile, have all but disappeared in the 1.5m grass – I tell my neighbours I’m letting them grow because it improves my carbon offset and generates extra oxygen for them. But my tinnies, the apples of my eye, [...]