Mercury Marine introduces SpitFire X7 propeller

Boating Industry
November 4, 2015

Mercury Marine has introduced SpitFire X7, a stainless steel  propeller designed to improve all performance facets of the growing 75-115hp  outboard class. The SpitFire X7 is the first in the 75-115hp engine class to be marketed with Mercury's proprietary X7 alloy, which is 30 percent stronger and... Read more »

Strong dollar continues to pressure Brunswick earnings

brunswick Q315

Jonathan Sweet
October 29, 2015

Brunswick Corp. reported a strong third quarter Thursday, but currency issues continue to slow growth outside the United States. Sales were up for the industry's largest manufacturer in the U.S. and Europe, but down for the rest of the world as a strong dollar hurts exports. The company is expecting... Read more »

Crestliner provides support boat for “Swim For Their Sacrifice” challenge

October 13, 2015

OTSEGO, Minn. – Crestliner is proud to announce its participation in the "Swim For Their Sacrifice" challenge through the Legacies Alive organization, which honors America's fallen service members. Navy combat veteran Chris Ring pledged to swim the entire length of the Mississippi River, and Crestliner... Read more »

Mercury Marine partners with FPT Industrial to launch new 6.7L diesel engine

Mercury Marine
October 8, 2015

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Mercury Marine has signed a supply agreement with FPT Industrial to make the FPT 6.7L mechanically fuel injected NEF engines available for sale in global markets. “This partnership with FPT allows Mercury Marine to develop market awareness of the new product’s value proposition... Read more »

Mercury Marine supports National Hunting and Fishing Day this Saturday

Mercury Marine
September 24, 2015

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – This Saturday, September 26, is National Hunting and Fishing Day in the United States. The event, which started more than 100 years ago, is celebrated the fourth Saturday of every September. Currently, it remains the most effective grassroots effort to promote the outdoor sports... Read more »

Mercury Days in Europe provides opportunities for international exposure

Mercury Marine
September 17, 2015

TOLKAMER, Netherlands – For the fourth consecutive year, Mercury Marine Europe organized and hosted the annual "Mercury Days,” a two-day event designed to promote the Mercury brand to a European audience. Close to 2,000 people showed up over the course of the two-day event in the Netherlands, testing... Read more »

Mercury Marine introduces Michelle Dauchy as chief marketing officer

Mercury Marine
August 10, 2015

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Mercury Marine announced the addition of Michelle Dauchy as the company’s chief marketing officer. “Michelle’s global experience and vast expertise in consumer marketing made her the ideal candidate for this position,” said Mercury Marine president John Pfeifer. “We are... Read more »

Mercury Marine to release new Flo-Torq propeller hub system

Mercury Marine
July 30, 2015

Mercury Marine introduces the Flo-Torq SSR HD, a propeller hub system designed to improve shift noise and vibration on high-horsepower outboards that use a heavy-duty 1.25-inch propeller shaft. This new hub system is the first of its kind to employ Mercury’s new SSR technology. SSR stands for Soft... Read more »

Industry mourns innovator Ham Hamberger

Jonathan Sweet
July 28, 2015

Sylvan "Ham" Hamberger, a long-time industry innovator and leader, passed away in Palm Desert, Calif., Friday. Hamberger, whom various sources peg at either 86 or 89, worked for a number of companies in the industry, including Mercury Marine, Yamaha and Boston Whaler during a 40-year career. He was elected... Read more »

Mercury Marine launches five year limited warranties on gas sterndrives and inboards during “Power of Protection” event

Mercury Marine
July 27, 2015

Fond du Lac, Wis. – Mercury Marine has announced that, for the first time, 2016 model year boats powered by Mercury gas sterndrive and inboard engines will come with a comprehensive Five Year Engine Package Limited Warranty during the "Power of Protection" sale event. The new Mercury Five Year Limited... Read more »

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