The benefits of BOATING

29 April 2021

The benefits of boating far outweigh the costs of boating. Being on the water does all sorts of wonderful things to you and for you. The impact it has on our mind and bodies is incredible; the connection between water and our happiness is very real. Have you heard of ‘Blue Mind’? Scientist and Marine

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How a ‘SERVICE’ differs from ‘REPAIRS’

08 April 2021

Getting your engine serviced is different from requiring repairs to be carried out. Both servicing and repairs are important to the overall performance of your engine, but they do have different functions. Servicing is done to help maintain and prolong the life of your engine, whilst repairs are performed when/if your engine is not functioning

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Winterization of your Boat

09 March 2021

If your boat will be out of commission over the winter months, it’s important to winterize your much loved sea rider. Winter months are easily the most damaging to your boat and engine, so, to ensure your vessel emerges from hibernation in tip top shape, you’ll need to prepare it for the cooler elements ahead.

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Marine South proudly supports the Southland Charity Hospital as a Gold Sponsor

05 October 2020

When we heard that the Southland Charity Hospital was looking for sponsors for Pack the Park 2020, we knew we had to help out however we could. Glenn used to play rugby with Blair, and we believe that the Southland Charity Hospital is a noble cause that will save many lives, and help people get

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Operating at Level 3 Covid-19

29 April 2020

To all our valued customers, YES! we are open and will be operating during ALERT LEVEL 3  The workshop will be open for servicing and repairs (8am – 2pm @ Level 3 Mon-Fri) and we can offer a contactless pickup and delivery service of your boat within the Invercargill city limits. Our team can only supply (parts/filters/oils/watersports)

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Southern Field Days 2020

09 February 2020

Marine South 2017 LTD is at Southern Field Days from the 12-14 February @ site 155, showcasing Mercury Engines, McLay Boats and Smuggler Boats. Come along to site 155 and see Glenn & Andrew for a Field Days special, Bart from Advance Trident will also be on-site displaying Simrad & Lowrance Sounders. Click the link

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Is it worth it to attend the Southland Boat Show in 2019?

05 August 2019

With numerous lakes and sharing a border with the ocean, Southland is a prime region to take a boat on the water and enjoy a relaxing day. Lake Te Anau and Milford Sound have pristine landscapes and plenty of options for fishing and recreation. Taking a guided cruise or tour can be fun, but there’s

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Mercury Racing Expands Max5 Prop Range

05 June 2019

Mercury Racing has expanded the MAX5 propeller family – now offering a larger 15.25-inch diameter version as well as the all-new MAX5 ST. The MAX5 lab-finished propeller is a proven performer – delivering tremendous results in both single and multiple-engine applications, including Mercury Racing’s 400R outboard and 600 SCi sterndrive, with a reduction in propeller

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