Meet the HWS Team

James Kilpatrick – Owner and Bream Enthusiast
James’ Passion for Kayaks and Kayak Fishing has been going strong for over 10 years,  His dedication to Service and support for customers has been one of the great success of HWS.  James developed his passion for water sports through competitive sailing at a young age.   He Enjoys getting out with his Wife and 2 kids on the Hobie Pro Angler 17t to explore and fish Lake Macquarie.   James’ competitive side sees him complete in many of the Hobie Bream Tournaments rounds across Australia and is a big supporter of these series.

Favourite Kayak: “Hobie Pro Angler 14,  Its size and stability are awesome, throw on a Fish Finder and a Power Pole and you have the perfect competitive fishing kayak.”

Favourite Waterway:  “I love exploring new areas,  I think Forster or Lake Macquarie are my top 2 for fishing and sailing, For Stand Up Paddle Boarding Seal Rocks a awesome destination”

 

Nick Williams – Shop Assistant and Mirage Drive Guru
Nick’s has grown up on Lake Macquarie, started sailing at a young age at Belmont 16′ Sailing club.  He is completing his degree in  in Chemical Engineering at Newcastle University,   The team at HWS know his true calling is Miragedrive service and repairs!  there has never been a Miragedrive that Nick has not been able to upgrade or get running at optimal efficiency.  He enjoys getting amongst the many fishing species in the lake and enjoys getting out on the Hobie SUPS .   Nick is our go-to guy for most Rod Holder and Fish Finder Installs.

Favourite Kayak – “Hobie Mirage Revolution 11,  its a great all rounder and easy to through up on the roof racks”

Favourite Waterway – “Lake Mac fo shizzle”

 

Peter Davis – Shop Assistant and Island Enthusiast

Favourite Kayak: “Hobie Pro Angler 14,  Its size and stability are awesome, throw on a Fish Finder and a Power Pole and you have the perfect competitive fishing kayak.”

Favourite Waterway:  “I love exploring new areas,  I think Forster or Lake Macquarie are my top 2 for fishing and sailing, For Stand Up Paddle Boarding Seal Rocks a awesome destination”