Snowbee Vortex Boat Reel Snowbee's new boat reels offer outstanding performance and value for money. Their new range of boat reels for 2013 offers the regular charter boat angler, great performance, reliability and value for money. Both models feature aluminium side plate rims to protect the reel from rough handling ? all important on a charter boat or in rough conditions. The one-piece, machined aluminium spool has an infinite anti-reverse system, while the star-drag control operates a smooth, powerful Teflon and stainless steel multi-disc drag system with minimum start-up inertia, to help avoid smash takes. The aluminium handle arm is fitted with an ergonomic rubber grip for comfort and winter warmth and operates a high gear ratio for faster retrieve, whilst the stainless steel level-wind line system, ensures even line-lay for trouble free fishing, even with braid. A spool tension adjuster, helps prevent casting over-runs, when up-tiding. The stainless steel free-spool lever and corrosion resistant internal components provide long, trouble-free fishing with these stunning little reels. Vortex Boat Reels An improved version of the Charter model, which features a full CNC machined aluminium body cage and spool, for extra strength and rigidity. A 6+1 stainless steel bearing system, provides silky smooth running, even under extreme load.