TABS stands for Tough. Aussie. Boats. And these Australian made and designed hulls certainly live up to their name. Manufactured right on the Gold Coast, right here in Australia, TABS have been at the forefront of Plate Aluminium boats since 2002 With a wide variety of designs and boat models, covering everything from small boats for the rivers to huge offshore rigs, there’s bound to be a boat model to suit your needs.