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Mercury Racing releases new 300-HP CNC cleaver prop

Mercury Racing

The new Mercury Racing 300hp five‑blade CNC cleaver propellers are designed expressly to maximize the performance of 300hp outboards. This new surface‑piercing propeller features a blade profile that delivers stronger acceleration and more top‑end speed than the Mercury Racing 400hp CNC Cleaver prop when run on the Mercury Racing 300R outboard as well as the legacy Mercury Racing 300XS and ...

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Chris Bernauer named president, Harris Pontoons

Chris Bernauer Harris Pontoons

Harris Pontoons, a division of Brunswick Corporation, has named Chris Bernauer as president, effective immediately. Bernauer joins Brunswick from Harley-Davidson where he held a variety of leadership positions. Most recently, he has been the GM of Global Sales Operations & Dealer Development and prior to that, he was the GM of Customer Service and Operations. He also held senior positions ...

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ePropulsion 3HP electric outboard now available in the U.S.

ePropulsion announced the Spirit 1.0 Plus electric outboard motor is now available in the United States from its national distributors Mack Boring (East Coast) and Four Seas (West Coast). The Spirit 1.0 Plus system provides lightweight, efficient, simple-to-use, quiet propulsion that is vibration, emission and exhaust free. Providing enough power to easily match a 3-hp four-stroke gasoline outboard motor, the ...

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Highfield Boats partners with Pure Watercraft to launch electric RIB line

Highfield Boats electric RIB

Highfield Boats, manufacturer of aluminum-hull rigid inflatable boats (RIBs), has announced a strategic partnership with Pure Watercraft, makers of the Pure Outboard complete electric marine propulsion system. The two companies have collaborated on the design of the new, environmentally friendly Pure Watercraft by Highfield series of all-electric-powered RIBS. We are excited to partner with such an innovative company and to ...

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BRP exits outboard motor business

Evinrude G2

Canadian company BRP stunned the recreational boating industry with their announcement it will immediately stop making Evinrude outboards. “Our outboard engines business has been greatly impacted by COVID-19, obliging us to discontinue production of our outboard motors immediately. This business segment had already been facing some challenges and the impact from the current context has forced our hand,” said José ...

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MIASF, Informa release FLIBS economic impact results

Following the 60th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), held October 30th through November 3rd, 2019, Thomas J. Murray and Associates, Inc. conducted a study on the economic impact of the world’s largest in-water boat show. The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), owners of the show, and Informa Markets U.S. Boat Shows, producers of the show, released ...

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Cox begins production of diesel outboards

Cox Powertrain recently announced the start of production of the CXO300, its purpose-designed 300hp diesel outboard engine. After several years of intensive development and testing, this represents a major milestone for Cox. This UK-designed and manufactured high-technology product will be sold to the global market. Production will commence in Cox Powertrain’s headquarters and advanced assembly and test facilities in Shoreham, ...

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Lumishore backs Propspeed’s Lightspeed

Propspeed, innovator of coatings that protect underwater assets, announced today that its Lightspeed product has been tested thoroughly by Lumishore to confirm that it protects the underwater lights and does not degrade light quality or interfere with the color of the underwater lighting. Using its TIX803 EOS light, Lumishore tested the product, and stated that it is important to measure ...

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Bass Cat and Yar-Craft Boats win ethics award

Bass Cat and Yar-Craft win BBB ethics award

Bass Cat and Yar-Craft Boats have been named recipients of a Torch Award for Ethics by the Arkansas Better Business Bureau. The distinction honors Arkansas companies demonstrating high standards of business practices aimed at creating trust among employees, customers and their communities. Bass Cat and Yar-Craft were honored for their "Making Life Better" efforts. The company culture focuses on people, ...

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