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Mercury Marine introduces SpitFire X7 propeller

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 four times more durable than conventional steel. Using the X7 alloy and building ...

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Strong dollar continues to pressure Brunswick earnings

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 a 4 percent impact on year-over-year comparisons, CFO Bill Metzger ...

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

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 provided a VT 18 for Chris' safety team to follow him in, and to ensure ...

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Mercury Marine supports National Hunting and Fishing Day this Saturday

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 and conservation. Mercury Marine’s partner MudBuM has created a video to ...

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Mercury Marine introduces Michelle Dauchy as chief marketing officer

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 looking forward to having Michelle integrated into all aspects of the global business and provide leadership ...

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Mercury Marine to release new Flo-Torq propeller hub system

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 Shift Rubber, which delivers a 25 percent improvement in shift noise and ...

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Industry mourns innovator Ham Hamberger

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 to the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s Hall of Fame in 1985. ...

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

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 Engine Warranty being offered during the "Power of Protection" sale ...

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