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Mercury’s new Enertia ECO propellers are now available in Australia and New Zealand

New Enertia ECO props announced

Mercury has specifically developed its three-blade Enertia ECO propellers in response to the changing demands of boat owners

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Pick your Mercury 150hp FourStroke powered Boat and Trailer package from only 4.99%* (Comparison Rate)

Mercury 150hp FourStroke at just 3.99 percent

Since it first hit the water just two years ago, Mercury’s 150hp FourStroke has been rightly heralded as one of the very best outboards ever built. And now – for a limited time – boat lovers can enjoy one of these great engines this summer,

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Single handle control

Mercury announces sleek new Digital Throttle and Shift DTS control boxes

Mercury’s new look Helm Suite is now complete, with the release of the new Digital Throttle and Shift (DTS) control boxes to suit FourStroke Verado outboards as well as selected MerCruiser and Mercury Diesel engines.

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Aluminium and stainless steel Bravo Two propellers fit all Bravo Two drives.

Bravo Two props back by popular demand

Responding to popular demand, Mercury Marine has reintroduced a full line of aluminium propellers for that legendary workhorse, the Bravo Two sterndrive. Mercury has brought back the 11, 13, 15, 17 and 25 pitch three-bladed Bravo Two aluminium propellers

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Reel Time #1, an 8.5 metre aluminium centre cab built by Pelagic Boats to carry 10 in comfort .

200hp FourStroke Verados boost a booming business

Matt Cini is proud to say he’s the busiest charter fishing operator in Melbourne. Well business must be good, with Matt recently adding a third boat to his fleet at Reel Time Fishing.

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Erik Christiansen, General Manager of Mercury Racing (left), with Guy Williamson, Mercury's Director of Service & Quality - Australia, New Zealand, Pacific.

Successful visit for General Manager of Mercury Racing

Erik Christiansen, the General Manager of Mercury Racing, has had a brief but very successful visit down under. Erik has just spent several days in Australia before going to New Zealand to attend the General Assembly of the UIM

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Rod Coleman

Mercury 150hp FourStroke transforms Trophy Fishing Boat

Not only is it the new 150hp FourStroke the most tested Mercury engine ever, it’s received rave reviews from around the world because it has larger cubic displacement, better fuel economy, less weight and fewer moving parts than any of its rivals.

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The 520 is available with Bravo One XR, Bravo One XR Sport Master (standard and short) and Bravo Three XR drive options.

Mercury Racing 520 High Performance for Lower Budgets

The naturally aspirated 520 might look like a MerCruiser, but it isn’t. The 520 was developed to provide recreational boaters with an affordable way to experience Mercury Racing’s exclusive high-performance sterndrives.

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Mercury is giving away one of its new 150hp FourStrtoke outboards – the engine which is far and away the best in its class.

Win one of our amazing new Mercury 150hp FourStroke outboards

Mercury is giving away one of its new 150hp FourStrtoke outboards – the engine which is far and away the best in its class.

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Mercury’s new joystick systems can move the vessel in any direction

Joystick Piloting a true joy for outboard owners

Mercury Marine can now offer outboard owners the ultimate – joystick piloting. Providing drivers with 360-degree movement at their fingertips, joystick piloting takes the stress out of docking, manoeuvring in tight spaces, and operating in choppy and windy conditions.

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Mercury Diesel TDi engines, created with Volkswagen’s engineering excellence

1,000 dollars off Mercurys fantastic QSD and TDi diesels

It’s exactly what you want to hear if you’re thinking about repowering your existing boat or building something new. Mercury is offering the best diesel engines on the market at a price to make you smile.

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The new engines are slightly lighter so the Sunrunner sits higher in the water

Mercury Diesel TDI gives Sunrunner 37 double the range and half the cost

David Chadwick’s got twice the range and half the fuel bills, after repowering his 3700 Sunrunner with Mercury Diesel’s world beating TDI technology. A late-comer to boating, 51-year-old David only bought his first boat six years ago.

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As part of their new contemporary design, VesselView 7 features a seven inch glass touch screen while VesselView 4 features a four inch glass screen.

Mercury VesselView now even better with two new options

Designed exclusively for Mercury engines, these new and highly-intuitive VesselView models have integrated a range of additional features including ECO-Screen, Smart Tow, NMEA gateway and Troll Control.

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We’re giving away one a week for 12 weeks – and this is no ordinary camera.

Mercury Milestone Moments

For more than 70 years Mercury hasn’t just been building the best engines possible – we’ve been creating unforgettable moments on the water. Every boat lover has had them, those perfect points in time when everything’s just right.

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Mercury’s Director of Sales, Will Sangster, with Rod and Kelly Bickerton (and baby Bay).

Congratulations to Force Ski Boats on their 200th boat completed

World-renowned high-performance boat builder, Force Boats, has reached another milestone with the creation of its 200th boat. Opened in 1995, Force Boats is still owned and operated by Rod Bickerton who remains obsessed by creating high-quality, high-performance hulls

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Thunder Storm also collected gold in the 70mph Expert competition, 37 seconds clear, to round off a great three days on the water.

Mercury engines lead at Southern 80

Thousands of spectators lined the Murray over the weekend and saw Mercury engines prove their pedigree once again - powering 10 boats to victory in the famous Southern 80 ski race classic

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NSW Police has repowered one of its high-speed pursuit craft with a pair of Mercury 200hp L4 Verado outboards.

NSW Water Police gain performance with Verado

It was fast and furious to start with – now it’s even better. NSW Police has repowered one of its high-speed pursuit craft with a pair of Mercury 200hp L4 Verado outboards.

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Nattilus Marine Ski Racing Champs

Mercury engines clinch Every Category at the Water Ski Racing Championship series

In a result which clearly shows their superiority, Mercury race engines have powered home every winner in the inaugural Nautilus Marine Ski Racing Championship. When the final two races were completed at Newcastle Harbour, Mercury engines stood alone

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If you go with the brilliant Big Tiller option then you’ll save another $300, making $800 in all.

One unbeatable Mercury 40 and 60hp FourStroke offer Save up to 800 dollars

No one offers a more advanced, more powerful selection of four-stroke outboards than Mercury Marine. Not content with conventional technology, Mercury pioneered and patented electronic fuel injection (EFI),

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Russell Babekuhl has captured the Mercury Cup for the second straight time

Russell Babekuhl has captured the Mercury Cup for the second straight time

Russell Babekuhl has captured the Mercury Cup for the second straight time after a great year of tournament fishing. The Mercury Cup is presented to the most successful ABT BREAM boater running a Mercury engine.

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The Specimen racing to victory in the SMOC category at this year’s Victorian ski titles.

Outstanding results for Mercury at Victorian Ski Championships

With a record number of entries, this year’s titles were held at Lake Charm, just south of Swan Hill, and it will be remembered as a hot weekend – for the weather and the racing.

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The Mercury Verados replaced a pair of Suzuki 175s, and are demonstrating outstanding performance and handling.

The Reel Thing gets real performance - with Mercury Verado

One of Victoria’s popular fishing charter companies has given itself an upgrade, by fitting Mercury Verado FourStroke outboards. The Reel Thing Charters offers fishing, diving and sightseeing tours from Port Phillip Bay to Phillip Island.

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The 290 Ocean Runner RIB performs brilliantly in a number of roles

Mercury RIB now rated to 15hp

The 290 Ocean Runner RIB performs brilliantly in a number of roles – as a yacht tender, a fishing platform or a fun family run-about. And with more power, it’s now able to get you to where you’re going even faster. `

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In Formula 2 competition all 11 competitors were Mercury-powered

Victory for Mercury engines at Bridge to Bridge Water Ski Classic

The 112 kilometre marathon, which attracts the very best ski racers from around the world, winds along the beautiful Hawkesbury River from Dangar Island in Broken Bay to the historic town of Windsor.

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When you think of marine insurance, Club Marine is the name that comes to mind for most serious boaties

Club Marine announces Mercury Insurance

Club Marine, Australia’s largest provider of recreational boat insurance, is delighted to announce it has partnered with one of the world’s leading marine engine manufacturers, Mercury Marine to provide Mercury Insurance.

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“John Temple (left) presents a memento to John Pfeifer to mark his time in our region”.

Global restructure drives Mercury

In order to effectively position Mercury Marine to achieve our future growth initiatives, a restructure of the Mercury Senior leadership team has taken place. This restructure will help Mercury better meet customer expectations of quality, cost and delivery

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The 99 Psycho Clowns team claimed the Superclass race with a time totalling 23 minutes and 28 seconds over the two legs

Mercury 1350 wins Superclass at the 2012 Barrie Beehag Ski Race

Mercury-powered 99 Psycho Clowns became the first QC4V 1350 powered boat to win the annual Barrie Beehag Superclass ski race on the weekend. This race is dedicated to Barrie Beehag, a Founding and Life Member of the Moama Water Sports Club,

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Rocco and Hard Yakka

Verados power the perfect retirement

At 61, Rocco Lemma is living what many would call the perfect retirement. Two or three times a week he goes fishing with his mates on the clear blue waters off Karratha, WA, aboard his new nine-metre Westcat 9000 catamaran Hard Yakka.

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John Temple, Mercury’s General Manager for the Australia, New Zealand and Pacific region and Dusty McCoy, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Brunswick Corporation.

Chairman of Brunswick visits with local NSW Dealers

When Dusty McCoy, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Brunswick Corporation (Mercury Marine’s parent company) came Down Under recently for the Sydney International Boat Show he also made sure he spoke the dealers.

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Western Australia’s Aquasports Marine has been named Mercury Marine’s Australian “Dealer of the Year” for 2011

Aquasports Marine Australian Dealer of the Year 2011

Western Australia’s Aquasports Marine has been named Mercury Marine’s Australian “Dealer of the Year” for 2011

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Mercury Precision Lubricants - Premium Plus 2-cycle, Premium Gear Lube and Optimax / DFI

Mercury Precision Lubricants. Ideal for your engine.

Mercury Marine has created its own range of specialised oils and lubricants, which are now available exclusively through authorised Mercury dealerships across Australia and New Zealand.

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Mercury Diesel offers the world’s most outstanding high-speed diesel options; the brilliant TDI and QSD range of engines.

Now there is only one name in diesel technology with Mercury Diesel

The most trusted name for marine engines is now the one name you need to know for diesel technology – Mercury!

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The SST stands for Super Sport Tunnel and you can certainly tell why.

OptiMax rocks powerboat racing

Mercury’s next generation OptiMax 200XS SST engine has made a stunning debut in Australia’s Formula Powerboat competition – known to fans as tunnel boat racing.

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Tthe Kerrie Ann still has her old engine, a fully-imported Kiekhaefer Corp four cylinder

50 year old Mercury still powering the beautiful Kerrie Ann

“I believe the boat and its timber trailer were built in the late 1950s or early 1960s by a company called Norlic at Bankstown in Sydney,” said her enamoured owner, 80-year-old Mick Puglisi.

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TDS docking station and fob

New Mercury Theft Deterrent System

It’s a sad fact - thieves do target boats. So it makes sense to take reasonable steps to protect your investment and lifestyle. Introducing Mercury Marine’s new Theft Deterrent System (TDS).

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The Boston Whaler 350 Challenger

Combat, Police and Rescue Watercraft Global Leader Moving into Australasia

Brunswick Commercial and Government Products (BCGP) has linked with Mercury Marine Australia to service government and commercial agencies across Australasia and the Pacific region.

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Twisted collected the win in the MOC class, taking the flag in 39mins 38

Mercury enjoys another medal haul at the Southern 80

Raced around more than 140 bends on the glorious Murray River between Torrumbarry and Echuca, the Southern 80 attracts the best boats and skiers from across Australia every year.

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Powered by an OptiMax 300XS outboard Miss Force dominated the F2 category

Mildura 100 another ripper for Mercury Racing

Mercury Racing’s ski race season keeps getting better and better, with another outstanding showing at the Mildura 100.

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The new Verado-powered RIBs are based at Williamstown and are constantly involved in beach patrols, rescues, boarding and pursuits.

Verado 350 SCi power strengthens Victoria’s Water Police

Victoria’s Water Police are now benefitting from the celebrated power and reliability of Mercury’s awesome Verado outboards.

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The Mercury Marine Optimax 115HP

Unbeatable Mercury Marine OptiMax – save up to $2,000*

From 14th March to 30th April 2012, participating Mercury Marine dealers across Australia and New Zealand will be offering savings of up to $2,000* which make OptiMax outboards simply unbeatable value and that’s the Truth.

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Global demand for low-emissions race engines continues to grow as event promoters realise the need for creating affordable classes featuring clean, environmentally responsible engines

Mercury Racing recognised for Environmental Sustainability

Mercury Racing has been awarded the 2011 Environmental Award for Economic Feasibility and Sustainability by the Union International Motonautique (UIM), the world governing body for all power boating activities.

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The top four finishers all had Mercury outboards. In fact, nine of the top 15 anglers were Mercury men.

Mercury powers the podium at Daiwa BREAM Australian Open

Mercury powered boats have totally dominated the winners list at the Daiwa BREAM Australian Open held on Sydney Harbour

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Whether you need a ship-to-shore tender craft or a lightweight, nimble, and affordable boat for family outings, Mercury Inflatable Boats are up to the task.

Hello Mercury Inflatable Boats

From 2012, Quicksilver Inflatable Boats will become Mercury Inflatable Boats - but while the name is changing, the legendary quality will remain

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Newly named 2012 Tasmanian of the Year, Rob Pennicott, has now raised more than $280,000 from his record-setting circumnavigation of Australia - Photo Chris Viney

Tasmanian of the Year praises Mercury outboards raises almost $300,000 to fight polio

Newly named 2012 Tasmanian of the Year, Rob Pennicott, has now raised more than $280,000 from his record-setting circumnavigation of Australia - powered by ultra-reliable Mercury outboards.

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Mercury dealers team up with PSP Engineering

Mercury dealers team up with PSP Engineering

PSP Engineering has teamed up with Mercury dealers across Australia to better market its specifically engineered Surfspec engine rescue kits designed for the 25 and 30 hp Mercury outboards.

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5,000 hours of rock solid service and still going strong

5000 hours of rock solid service and still going strong

People travel across the world to enjoy the unmatched fishing around Ahipara, on New Zealand’s northern tip. So local charter operator and commercial fisherman, Andrew Morrogh, demands reliability and performance from the engines he puts on his boats.

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Spitfire’s aggressive blade design uses features borrowed from Mercury’s hugely popular Fury and Enertia props

Change the way you think about props

It used to be that three-bladed propellers were for speed and four blades were for holding and acceleration. The Spitfire’s unique design changes that forever– it’s the ultimate performance four-blade aluminium propeller.

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The new Mercury 150 FourStroke

Mercury Builds the Ultimate 150 Four Stroke

Once again, Mercury Marine has stamped its leadership in marine engine technology with the release of its new 150 hp FourStroke EFI outboard engine

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Mercury stands alone at World Ski Race Titles

Mercury stands alone at World Ski Race Titles

Mercury Marine’s racing pedigree has never been more clearly revealed, as it totally dominated the World Ski Race Titles just held at Redcliffe, north of Brisbane

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Don’t ruin your summer by not protecting your valuable engine

Don’t ruin your summer by not protecting your valuable engine

Boat owners across Australia are being reminded not to let fuel problems wreck the start of a great summer on the water.

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Mercury Racing overpowers at Hawkesbury

Mercury Racing overpowers at Hawkesbury

The Mercury Racing team proved too much for the competition at the 2011 Hawkesbury 120 on August 27-28, achieving a clean sweep with five more titles and another record to its name

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Raptor Roars with Mercury Jet Drive

Raptor Roars with Mercury Jet Drive

The "Raptor" is a pocket rocket that will pin back your ears”, according to Leon Savage from Streaker Boats in Bayswater, Victoria

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Bribie Boats joins Mercury team

Bribie Boats joins Mercury team

Dealer Danny Nichols has been in the marine industry for three decades and bought Bribie Boat Sales two years ago.

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Mercury Engines Triumph In Tough Competition And Tougher Conditions

Mercury Engines Triumph In Tough Competition And Tougher Conditions

See the results from the F2 2011 Australian World selection races

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Mercury Marine Fuel Treatments Better Protection For Your Valuable Engine

Mercury Marine Fuel Treatments Better Protection For Your Valuable Engine

Quickare, Quickleen and Quickstor all come in new round plastic see-through bottles so customers can easily see how much product they have left.

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Improved Gearcase For Big Hp Mercury Verados

Improved Gearcase For Big Hp Mercury Verados

The new gearcase has a 1.85 gear ratio now as standard across the majority of the six-cylinder Verado range.

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Outstanding SMOC win - thanks to Mercurys superior power and reliability

Outstanding SMOC win - thanks to Mercurys superior power and reliability

“The boat is only 12 months old but then SMOC is so competitive these days. We’re constantly tinkering with the set up, looking for that little bit of extra speed at the top – just like everyone else.”

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Mercury portables more than just lightweight

Mercury portables more than just lightweight

Because Mercury lavish the same care on their small engines as they do on their big ones, they offer the same industry-leading protection

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Warlord wins its 11th Hamilton Bridge to Bridge powered by Mercury

Warlord wins its 11th Hamilton Bridge to Bridge powered by Mercury

After some tight racing down the mighty Waikato River, Warlord a 21’ Bullet with twin Mercury S3000 Champ engines took Open honours

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Tough test for Australia's best bassers in season climax

Tough test for Australia's best bassers in season climax

When the fishing was over, David Trinder once again secured the number one ranked BASS Electric Angler title for the second straight year.

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Save time and money get a Mercury repower quote on line

Save time and money get a Mercury repower quote on line

Requesting a quote on-line takes just a few minutes, with boat owners only having to fill in a few details about themselves, their boat and the engine they are interested in.

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New Mercury Verado 250 Pro enhanced performance

New Mercury Verado 250 Pro enhanced performance

With all the benefits of Mercury’s unique supercharged FourStroke technology, Verado 250 Pro is amazingly quiet and virtually vibration-free

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OptiMax Pro XS Goes From Strength To Strength

OptiMax Pro XS Goes From Strength To Strength

Standard OptiMax models have always sold well, but now we’re seeing strong interest from customers who demand even greater levels of power and performance

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Mercury Marine Fans Flock to Facebook

Mercury Marine Fans Flock to Facebook

Lots of fans have been posting pictures and videos of their boats, there are fish photos up there, and visitors have been reacting and commenting – it’s building and building.

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Mercury retains the Five Ticks

Mercury retains the Five Ticks

The ISO 9001 standard is immensely important to Mercury’s business because it means the organisation can provide its customers and dealers with superior service.

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SeaPro powers Caves Beach to 8th straight Inflatable Rescue Boat crown

SeaPro powers Caves Beach to 8th straight Inflatable Rescue Boat crown

The Caves Beach team had an amazing weekend, collecting four Gold, six Silver and three Bronze medals

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Mercury Marine continues heavy investment in staff training

Mercury Marine continues heavy investment in staff training

“As a business, our people are the most valuable asset we have,” said John Temple, General Manager, Australia, New Zealand Pacific.

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The new Bravo Three Mercury propeller with better acceleration

The new Bravo Three Mercury propeller with better acceleration

The differences are most pronounced on boats with slower acceleration times. We've seen up to 8% faster acceleration with the New Bravo 3

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MerCruiser powers new Mustang 2850 Sports Cruiser

MerCruiser powers new Mustang 2850 Sports Cruiser

Launched recently at Mustang Marine Queensland on the Gold Coast, the 2850 Sports Cruiser has been designed as an excellent entry level boat

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Mercury Racing has released its fastest and most powerful engines to date

Mercury Racing has released its fastest and most powerful engines to date

These nine litre, twin turbo, quad cam V8s redline at 6500 rpm to provide extreme propulsion but with the control you’d expect in a luxury car.

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Upgrade your outboard motor with Mercury OptiMax re power offer

Upgrade your outboard motor with Mercury OptiMax re power offer

Mercury’s new OptiMax repower deal can save you up to $1,836 with a free engine upgrade.

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Revolutionary NEW Axius Sterndrive Control System

Revolutionary NEW Axius Sterndrive Control System

With the Axius system, a novice driver can operate and even dock a boat with virtually the same control as an experienced boater.

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