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Better Boat Adventures in the NT


15 March 2022 — What happens when a keen fisher flies into Darwin for work one day? She falls in love with all that the NT has to offer on the water – and never goes home. While this may not be the case for everyone, it certainly is for competitive angler Jade McGowan. Having […]

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Big Adventures and Bigger Catches with Mercury


Life for Tony Orton as a charter operator in Mangawhai Heads, New Zealand, looks a little something like this… “I’ll leave the dock at first light, so that we can get to the local beach to catch the live bait we’ll use for the day,” Tony said. “Once that’s done, I’ll head 30 miles offshore […]

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Mercury Marine Announces Bold New Vision with its Avator Electric Outbaord Concept


Mercury Marine has announced its Avator™️ electric outboard concept, representingMercury’s next step in marine innovation, advanced technology and engineering. The electric outboard concept will be on display for the first time during the 2022 Miami International Boat Show and is progressing the company toward the formal release of electric outboard products later in 2022 and […]

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Mercury 300hp makes driving your boat awesome again


  New Zealand’s Spearfishing Guru, Darren Shields, hadn’t owned a Mercury engine for 43 years – when his dad used to have an old 50hp Mercury. But after upgrading to a 7.45m aluminium boat, he was finding the ride a little sluggish with the engine he had powering the boat. He decided he needed a […]

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Mercury Service Rep of 36 years Karl Roberts Retires


30 November 2021 – From island hopping on sea planes in the Pacific, to monitoring the police boats in the 2000 Sydney Olympics, when it comes to Mercury and engines – Karl Roberts has seen it all. Karl was the youngest service rep to ever be employed by Mercury in 1985 as a 26-year-old with […]

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NEW MERCURY DTS NOW AVAILABLE FOR MULTI-ENGINE CONFIGURATIONS


19th NOVEMBER 2021 — The perfect addition to your Mercury powered multi-engine boat has arrived this November – with the Next Gen Dual-Handle Digital Throttle & Shift (DTS) system. With integrated, intuitive and intelligent technology the Next Generation of Mercury DTS controls rigging your boat has never been easier. This DTS system represents a major […]

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Protect your assets with Mercury 1st Mate


26 August 2021 — On average, each year at least 23 people drown as a result of boating accidents in Australia, and 20 people in New Zealand* – with the key demographic being males aged 50-75. While failure to wear a lifejacket is one of the leading causes of drowning, another crucial risk-factor is an […]

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SeaPro Powers Ultimate Charters


9 AUGUST 2021  – Ultimate Charters’ fleet of four boats is clocking at least 6,000 hours a year. So, when it came to choosing engines for two brand-new boats to add to the fleet – it wasn’t a decision to take lightly. But for Auckland-based Simon Brady, the Mercury SeaPro range became an easy choice […]

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Mercury SeaPro engines power Sea Cleaners


28 JULY 2021 — One of the greatest threats to marine ecology is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a 1.6 million km2 collection of over 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic in the North Pacific Ocean.   Globally, plastic consumption has now reached over 320 million tonnes per year. This Patch, otherwise known as the Pacific trash […]

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Mercury Outboard gives Kirra SLSC the winning edge


20 July 2021 — Rough surf, treacherous currents and big waves. These are the punishing conditions that the current Australian IRB Champions at Kirra Surf Life Saving Club must battle with at every competition. But these courageous teams go into the water, confident that their Mercury 25hp SeaPros will not only power through – but […]

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