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Mercury outboards to be offered on select Sportsman models

Mercury 400 Verado

Mercury Marine has announced that Mercury outboard engines, including the 350 and 400 Verados and other high horsepower Mercury outboards, will be offered for the first time on nine Sportsman models beginning on November 1.   Mercury has continued to grow its presence in key saltwater markets and customers from around the U.S. have been asking for higher horsepower and ...

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Mercury Marine unveils Bravo Four S forward‑facing drive

Mercury Marine unveiled its Bravo Four S forward‑facing drive with Smart Tow controls, a new drive system for MerCruiser engines for wakesurfing, wakeboarding and other tow sports. Digital controls that coordinate ballast, surf tabs and propulsion settings under a single and intuitive user interface make it easier than ever before. "The popularity of water tow sports — and, particularly, wakesurfing and wakeboarding — has surged. We carefully studied all ...

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Mercury Canada names new GM

Mercury Canada recently announced Brad Zoelle has accepted the position as general manager, effective immediately. Zoelle joins Mercury from Sea Ray, where he spent the last five years in various roles, including most recently as category vice president where he was instrumental in the design and launch of many of Sea Ray’s flagship models including most recently, the SLX-R 400e ...

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Mercury Marine releases sustainability report

Mercury Marine logo

Mercury Marine released its 2019/2020 Sustainability Report, a document confirming the accomplishment of several sustainability goals slated for completion by Dec. 31, 2019, and announcing targets for the 2020s. In his introduction to the report, Mercury Marine President Chris Drees called 2019 a “truly pivotal” year. “It marked the achievement of goals across the four pillars of our sustainability mission: ...

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Mercury Marine announces partnership with Frydenbø

Frydenbø uses Mercury Marine motors

Mercury Marine has entered into an agreement with Frydenbø to become the preferred engine partner of the company’s boat brands Sting and Nordkapp in all global markets. Frydenbø recently concluded a process to select an engine partner that would match the needs of their customers and chose Mercury as the right partner for their boat brands. “Mercury is associated with ...

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Mercury Marine wins energy efficiency award

Mercury Marine was named a winner of the 2020 Energy Efficiency Excellence Award by Wisconsin's Focus on Energy program. The award, timed to coincide with Earth Day, honors Wisconsin businesses, organizations and communities that make outstanding efforts toward energy efficiency. The winners are chosen by Focus on Energy staff who work with program participants across the state. Focus on Energy ...

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Mercury Marine wins 2020 Red Dot design award

Mercury Marine has been awarded a 2020 Red Dot Design Award for the V-6 and V-8 FourStroke and V-8 AMS Verado outboard engines. Mercury won the award in partnership with Designworks, a BMW Group Company, Mercury's long-time product design partner. “We are honored to be given a Red Dot design award,” said Chris Drees, Mercury Marine president. “We know that ...

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Brunswick businesses join fight against COVID-19

Brunswick Corporation and many of its businesses around the world are doing their part to help those on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19. The Brunswick Private Foundation recently made a $50,000 donation to the Red Cross and Brunswick employees around the world are making personal donations that will also be matched by the company. In addition, the ...

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Onboard for outboards

By David Gee The boat buying public is fully on board for outboards. Retail sales increased for the eighth consecutive year in 2019, nearly reaching pre-recession levels with a 13-year high. “We’re seeing the trend in consumer demand for higher performance engines continue with outboard engine sales growth in 2019 led by engines 200hp-plus, accounting for 27% of sales, and ...

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The show is on!

By David Gee It's on. The Miami International Boat Show has officially begun. Or to be more accurate, the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, presented by West Marine, is underway. 2020 marks the 79th year of the five-day show which occupies an important part of the boating industry's annual calendar. Speaking of the calendar, it doesn't hurt to hold ...

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