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Luke Ryans Northern expedition – Verado does it with ease


Chasing Giant Trevally for two weeks off W.A.’s Pilbara coast, adventure angler Luke Ryan has pushed his Mercury Verado harder than ever before and it’s passed every test. Luke gave his 300hp Verado an 850-nautical mile workout after loading his Haines Hunter 680 Patriot with more than a tonne of extra supplies – including fuel, […]

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Mercury engine data now available on your mobile device


Mercury Marine is pleased to announce the release in Australia and New Zealand of VesselView Mobile. VesselView Mobile provides boaters with SmartCraft engine data on their mobile device including smartphones and tablets. Connect with your engine and be in the know. VesselView Mobile operates via a module which is connected into the SmartCraft harness and […]

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She Fishes – Chloe Laurence picks Mercury FourStroke


Chloe Laurence is having a great time – breaking down stereotypes while doing what she loves. A talented fisher with numerous tournament wins to her name, Chloe is helping to eliminate the myth that fishing’s just “a bloke’s sport” while encouraging everyone to try throwing in a line. “It started out fishing occasionally on the […]

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Rescue 1 repowered with Mercury FourStroke


With boats that routinely hit more than 200 km/h, safety is a crucial element of Formula Powerboat Grand Prix racing. That is why new sponsor Mercury Marine is so pleased to help ensure help will be on hand as quickly and dependably as possible. As part of their sponsorship Mercury has repowered the event rescue […]

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Mercury fantastic at the fastest ski race in the world – the Mildura 100


Mercury-powered boats have claimed the Superclass title and 13 other crowns in a dominant performance at the Mildura 100 – the world’s fastest ski race. Across the Saturday and Sunday of the Easter long weekend, the best ski racers from around Australia tore along the curving 100 kilometre Murray River course watched by thousands who […]

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Tuross Head Flathead and Bream Tournament shines again


With MotorGuide as its major sponsor, the sixth annual Tuross Head Tournament has been an outstanding success with 255 competitors taking to the water At the end of the weekend catch-and-release fishing tournament, the experienced David Fraser took home the winner’s trophy with his two best flatheads (48 and 72.6 cm) and two best bream […]

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Coast Guard Redcliffe saving lives with new Mercury Verados


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


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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Around Australia record breaker – with Mercury FourStrokes


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 […]

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Mercury Dominant with stunning results at Bridge to Bridge Classic


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 […]

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