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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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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Let’s Talk About Boat Motors

15 April 2019

If you’re a boat enthusiast, you probably know all about cavitation and the different piston cycles between Two-Stroke and Four-Stroke engines. If so, feel free to read on and scoff about this blog only scratches the surface of the engine casing. But if you’re new to boats or just want a refresher so you’re prepared

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All-new 400hp Verado Outboard

20 February 2019

Mercury Marine is introducing an all-new 400hp Verado outboard – the most powerful Verado on the water. Since the launch of Mercury’s 350hp Verado and Mercury Racing’s 400R four years ago, boat owners have been asking for a higher horsepower Verado engine. Now, those requests have been answered. “The acceptance of the 350hp Verado has

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Mercury Diesel 3.0L 150-270hp engines introduced at SIBS

08 August 2018

Mercury’s latest offering – a new line of 3.0-litre diesel engines for sterndrive, inboard and water-jet applications – has been released at the Sydney International Boat Show. Available in 150hp, 230hp and 270hp variants, these engines have been engineered, developed and tested over the past three years to lead their class in several key attributes;

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