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Cobalt expands its family day boat line

Cobalt Boats has announced the introduction of the all-new R4 Outboard, a family-sized sport runabout featuring a 24’3” length and an 8’6” beam, and accommodating as many as 13 passengers with a certified capacity of up to 2,100 lbs. The R4 Outboard can be equipped with either Yamaha or Mercury engines, up to 350 HP. Standard features include a 6-speaker ...

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Harris Boats launches an all-new pontoon series

Harris Boats launched the all-new, redesigned Grand Mariner Pontoon Series in three lengths – 23’, 25’ and 27’ – offering premium features as well as multiple customization options.  “The launch of the Grand Mariner is a pivotal moment for Harris as we continue attracting and engaging the next generation of boaters," said Chris Bernauer, President, Harris Boats, in a company ...

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Mercury receives international energy management award

Mercury Marine achieves Green Masters designation

At the annual Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) International Awards Banquet, the association named Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), as the recipient of its Corporate Energy Management Award. In conferring the honor, AEE asserted that “Mercury Marine is an environmental steward, driven by environmentally conscious production and sustainable energy management.” Chris Drees, Mercury president, attended the ...

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Boston Whaler names new president

Brunswick Corporation recently announced that Kris Neff has been named president, Boston Whaler and Nick Stickler has been appointed vice president of category management and strategic planning at Mercury Marine. Both announcements are effective immediately. Neff joined Brunswick in 2005 and over the past 16 years, has excelled in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility across many divisions. Most ...

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Land ‘N’ Sea distribution center achieves zero-waste status

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, announced that its Land ‘N’ Sea/Kellogg Marine warehouse, shipping and receiving operation in Old Lyme, Conn., has achieved a zero-waste-to-landfill designation. The facility, which is part of the company’s nationwide Land ‘N’ Sea (LNS) subsidiary, performs an essential role within a vast distribution network for parts, accessories and manufacturing materials. This is the second facility that Mercury has identified ...

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Mercury Marine employees raise money for annual ‘Fill the Boat to Cast Out Hunger’ food drive

Mercury Marine employees in Fond du Lac donated more than $5,600 in cash and PayPal contributions and over 2,500 pounds of nonperishable food items for Mercury’s annual “Fill the Boat to Cast Out Hunger” food drive, which supports the Fondy Food Pantry. The event marked the ninth annual Fill the Boat food drive, following the cancellation of the 2020 event ...

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Mercury Marine announces new global leadership team

Mercury Marine has announced multiple job moves and promotions within its global leadership team with the objective of  continuing to strengthen its leadership position in the marketplace and expanding the global experience of key talent. These actions are effective immediately.  Will Sangster is promoted to president, Mercury EMEA. Sangster has been general manager of ANZP since 2014 and added responsibility for the ...

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Outboards are in

By David Gee Over 330,000 new outboards found their way to customers in 2020, accounting for the highest sales volume in 20 years, and an increase of 18% over 2019. “The heightened interest in boating amid the COVID-19 pandemic helped to propel outboard engine sales to historic levels last year as more Americans took to the water, on a new ...

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Q&A with Mercury Marine’s Chris Drees

Chris Drees

By Adam Quandt Boating Industry was recently invited down to Mercury Marine’s famous Lake X, for an exclusive look at Mercury’s new 600hp V12 Verado outboard. Between test runs of the new engine on various boats, Boating Industry had the chance to catch up with Mercury Marine president Chris Drees. BI: You’re two years in at the helm at Mercury ...

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Mercury introduces its next‑generation Digital Throttle & Shift system

Mercury Marine next-gen DTS

Mercury Marine introduced the next generation of its Digital Throttle & Shift (DTS) system with integrated, intuitive and intelligent technology. The Next Gen DTS sytem comes with all the best attributes of the successful DTS system that Mercury launched in 2004, including smooth and ultra‑responsive throttle performance with zero hesitation and full integration with SmartCraft digital technologies. Representing a major ...

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