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The latest and greatest from VesselView


With greater visibility and precise, reliable control, the next generation VesselView703 is now available in Australia and New Zealand. Indeed, the VesselView703 delivers improvements across the board. Its SolarMAX high-definition glass touchscreen has wide viewing angles, dimmable lighting and a glare-reducing coating which makes the VV703 easier to read and operate in all conditions – […]

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Verados let the new Fury Dual Console truly shine


Fitted with twin 225 Mercury Verado outboards, the new Fury 282 Dual Console is better than ever – faster, better balanced and roomier. “Having experienced the difference, the 225 Verados are now definitely our preferred motors on this boat,” said Fury Custom Boats owner/director, Scott Fury. The Dual Console, which attracted plenty of attention at […]

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Stunning Mercury reliability drives Queensland canal fleet


Blazing sun or sheeting rain, the Gold Coast’s signature canals have to be constantly maintained and much of that work falls to Wingbrook Marine. With a fleet of four specialist craft – punts and a barge which can each cover up to 80 kilometres a day – the Wingbrook team works to rid the waterways […]

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Fishing phenomenon Al McGlashan joins Mercury


Fishing phenomenon Al McGlashan is the latest big name angler to join the Mercury Pro team. Like millions of other Australians, Al fishes from the back of his trailer boat. Unlike the rest of us, Al does it for about 180 days a year and has earned a global reputation as an angler, photographer and […]

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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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