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Mercury Racing introduces SB4 7.0 automotive crate engine

Mercury Racing revealed its new SB4 7.0 (small block – four-valve) automotive aftermarket crate engine on Tuesday at the opening of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. SEMA consists of a diverse group of manufacturers, builders, distributors, retailers and publishing companies. Designed, developed and manufactured in-house, the 7.0 Liter engine features Mercury Racing’s aluminum four-valve cylinder ...

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Mercury Marine VesselView Mobile now available for download in North America

Mercury Marine announced the VesselView Mobile app is now available for free download on the App Store & Google Play in North America (Canada, Mexico and U.S.). Available for iOS and Android mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, the VesselView Mobile app instantly provides users access to their boat’s SmartCraft digital data. The product also recently won an IBEX innovation award. The ...

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Whale receives Brunswick Corporation Chairman’s Safety Award

Whale, a division of Mercury Marine, has received the Brunswick Corporation Chairman's Safety Award for excellence in safety and employee engagement. The presentation, held at Whale's Northern Ireland facility, featured Mercury Marine President John Pfeifer. In conjunction with this award, Brunswick will donate $10,000 on behalf of Whale employees to a charitable organization of their choice. Whale has selected Cancer Focus in Northern Ireland, which ...

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Mercury Racing releases Bravo I LT Propeller

Mercury Racing announced the release of the new Bravo I LT propeller. The Bravo I LT is designed specifically for higher horsepower, single engine outboard powered bay boats and multi-species hulls under heavy loads. Boat manufacturers have responded to angler requests for larger and more stable hulls. They have addressed that by increasing both hull depth and width. The changes ...

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Mercury Marine’s St. Cloud plant receives Brunswick Corporation Chairman’s Safety Award

Mercury Marine's St. Cloud, Fla. plant recently received the Brunswick Corporation Chairman's Safety Award for excellence in safety and employee engagement. The presentation was held at Mercury's St. Cloud facility and attended by Brunswick Corporation Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Mark Schwabero, Mercury Marine Vice President of Global Operations Chris Drees and other executives at the company. Also in attendance ...

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Mercury Marine donates engines to Surf Life Saving groups

Mercury Marine recently donated seven Mercury outboard engines to Surf Life Saving groups, an Australian and New Zealand not-for-profit community organization that promotes water safety and provides surf rescue services. Each year, Brunswick Corporation grants its Chairman's Safety Award to three "outstanding performers" from its manufacturing, engineering and distribution facilities worldwide. Mercury Marine's Regional Distribution Centre in Dandenong was announced ...

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Weekly 5: Xpress CEO to enter outdoor hall of fame


The BI Weekly 5 is a collection of tips, news and data affecting the boating industry this week. Be sure to look for the BI Weekly 5 every week on BoatingIndustry.com. 1. Xpress CEO to enter outdoor hall of fame Rodney Herndon, CEO of Xpress Boats, will be inducted into the Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame this week, the Hot ...

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Mercury Marine partners with Skipper Buds to promote fishing to kids

Mercury Marine and Skipper Buds are teaming together to promote the fishing lifestyle through a partnership intended to highlight the benefits of the water through a program called Tomorrow's Anglers. See what the kids are saying about their love for the water in this new video. "There's nothing like seeing the smile on the face of a kid after they catch ...

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Mercury Marine hosts test ride media event in New York

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On August 1, Mercury Marine held a press event for non-marine journalists to showcase the advantages of boating through Mercury’s product integration and intuitive features. “Every time we have an opportunity to get people on our boats and experience our engines and experience the new technologies we’re bringing to the marine world to make things more intuitive and easier for ...

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Mercury Marine and Chaparral expand partnership to include Robalo brand

Mercury Marine has announced an expanded partnership with Chaparral to include the Robalo brand. The partnership will focus on Mercury's outboard product offerings. This partnership will give Robalo customers the opportunity to experience Mercury Marine and continue the engine manufacturer's growth in key saltwater markets. "The Robalo lineup of center console boats is outstanding, and we're delighted to expand our ...

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