Coast Guard Redcliffe saving lives with new Mercury Verados

23 February 2017

Redcliffe Coastguard’s primary rescue vessel is back in the water and keeping people safe in and around Moreton Bay, with a pair of brand new Mercury 300hp Verados providing the power. The boat, a 9.8m Kevlacat best known as RSL Redcliffe, is in great shape having undergone a $200,000 refresh which also included an upgrade to

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Mercury men clean up at ABT Costa BREAM Grand Final

14 December 2016

Tournament veteran Warren Carter has beaten the best bream fishers in Australia to win the 2016 Mercury Cup and collect a cheque for $1,000. “I came second last year so it’s definitely nice to go one better, and it was a surprise because it was so close,” Warren said. The Mercury Cup is decided on

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Mercury Four-Stroke Helps Break the Around Australia Record

13 December 2016

Mark Ratchford is calling it his ‘huge adventure’ which might be an understatement considering he’s just spent four months on a solo 16,500 km circumnavigation of Australia in a 6.5-metre fishing boat. The well-known Melbourne fishing and charter specialist had to deal with huge seas, high winds, freezing weather, sleep deprivation, and loneliness going around

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Mercury Dominant with stunning results at Bridge to Bridge Classic

01 December 2016

Powered by Mercury Racing’s awesome 1650 QC4V power plant, the Merc Force team is still celebrating after claiming Outright honours in this year’s Bridge to Bridge Water Ski Classic. Owner-driver Don Gulley, observer Kevin Boylan and skiers Kristofer Knights and Jake Tegart covered the 112-kilometre course along the beautiful Hawkesbury River in 38 minutes 46

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Mercury teams up with Big Angry Fish

21 November 2016

Mercury Marine is now a proud sponsor of Big Angry Fish, the New Zealand-made fishing show which has built a big fan base at home and a growing legion of followers in Australia. The show, which is going into its sixth season, specialises in showing people how to get big fish in shallow water, with

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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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