For serious offshore fishing, Luke Ryan selects Mercury Verado

24 October 2016

Local fishing pro Luke Ryan has selected a serious engine – a Mercury Verado 300 – to help him catch some serious fish along the W.A. coast and beyond. Luke has recently overhauled his Haines Hunter Patriot 680, a specialist offshore fishing machine, with the biggest change being the powerhouse on the back. “I wanted

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Mercury Active Trim – The best money you’ll ever spend on a boat

14 September 2016

When fishing expert Lee Rayner is this passionate about a subject it’s for good reason. “I mean it. It’s the best money you’ll ever spend on a boat, and for the first-time boat buyer, it’s a must… a must!” Lee’s talking about Mercury Marine’s Active Trim, the new technology which automatically and effortlessly trims an engine

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Beachgoers safer thanks to generous seven engine donation

08 August 2016

Mercury Marine has donated seven Mercury outboard motors to Surf Life Saving groups, so more Inflatable Rescue Boats (IRBs) will be available for performing rescues and helping keep beachgoers safe in Australia and New Zealand. The seven new Mercury outboards were presented to Life Saving Victoria by Mark Schwabero, Chairman and CEO of Brunswick Corporation,

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New Mercury 9.9hp outboard – lightest in its class with optional electric start

04 August 2016

Mercury Marine is introducing a new 9.9hp TwoStroke outboard that is the lightest in its class – an ultralight, compact and portable engine which provides exceptional power. Weighing in from just 26kg (57lbs), the new 169cc model is not only easier to lift and carry than competitive products, its compact design means it’s simple to

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Mercury SeaPros deliver outstanding fuel savings for dive operator

26 July 2016

When Cyclone Pam devastated Vanuatu last year, adventure tour operator Nautilus Watersports lost three of its boats. Luckily, Senior Skipper/General Manager Peter Phillipps knew there was a second-hand Marlin Broadbill dive vessel for sale which he bought the next day to keep his business afloat as the country recovered. “It’s a good boat but the

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New look for Mercury Marine’s 8 and 9.9hp FourStroke outboards

20 July 2016

Mercury Marine is introducing a newly designed top cowl for its 8hp and 9.9hp FourStroke outboards, along with new graphics for its powerful and precise 9.9 Pro Kicker outboard. The new top cowl, with a contemporary and forward-looking design, aligns the 8hp and 9.9hp engines with the rest of Mercury’s FourStroke outboard lineup. Likewise, the

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Improved Mercury Mechanical Remote Control now available

27 May 2016

Completely redesigned, Mercury’s new and improved Mechanical Remote Control is now available for owners who want to upgrade the handling and styling of their boats. The new look side-mount control makes boating both easier and more efficient for all drivers regardless of their experience behind the wheel. The re-engineering of the control box delivers an

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New Mercury Active Trim System– Revolutionises trimming your boat

18 April 2016

Mercury Marine’s new Active Trim system is now available for boat lovers. The new technology has already gained fans around the world for the way it automatically and effortlessly trims an engine or engines. Active Trim doesn’t just make boating easier and more fun, it also improves engine performance and cuts fuel costs – while

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