Tim Stessl, a name synonymous with boating, has had salt running through his veins since he was born. Surrounded by boats his whole life, a second-generation Boat Builder, Tim and the Stessl family having been producing boats since 1975 across several leading brands.

Born and raised on the Gold Coast, and owning his first tinny aged five, Tim is a passionate boat builder and seasoned boatie. After decades learning under the guidance of his father Alf, you'll be hard pressed to find a more knowledgeable source when it comes to boats.

Since the inception of Makocraft in 2005, the brand has become highly regarded in the boating industry and is renowned for its innovation created through over forty years of experience and customer input. All Makocraft boats are designed and manufactured in Australia and are built for boaties, fisherman and families. Never compromising on materials or build, Makocraft pride themselves in delivering value for money boats, designed with safety, strength, and longevity.

Tim has seen many boating fads come and go over the years and with a passion in keeping boats in showroom condition, Tim realised there was gap in the market for an all Australian Made and Manufactured boat cleaning product. In 2020, ASSALT was launched on the market after several years in development, and it has been formulated by Tim and a Chemist to enable to correct removal of salt, whilst ensuring no damage to boat exteriors such as paint, gel coast and aluminium finishes.

Made bespoke to Tim's exact specifications unique to suit the Australian boating market, ASSALT is a salt wash remover and wax in one product and has the following attributes:
- Australian Made and Manufactured for Australian conditions
- pH neutral, incorporating Carnauba Wax
- Carnauba Wax enables shine and wax coat protection
- Recycled packaging
- Formulated by an Australian Chemist
- Manufactured by Black Ops Products in Queensland
- Strong grape fragrance allowing for a great wash experience after a great day on the water



Black Ops Products has been accredited to carry the famous 'Australian Made' logo.

As Australia's most trusted, recognised and widely used country of origin symbol, any brand entitled to use this symbol are certified as 'genuinely Australian.'

Our ASSALT Boat & Jetski wash is 100% Australian Made and Owned and we look forward to bringing you more products in the Black Ops Products range.