Boating Gear

Feel the Mercury Edge at the Gold Coast International Marine Expo

Mercury Edge

IT’S the ideal way to check out the new Mercury Edge engine – to experience it pushing you through the water. And that’s exactly what visitors to this year’s Gold Coast International Marine Expo can enjoy at the Mercury Edge event. Mercury is going to have a fleet of 12 vessels in the water, each powered by the ideal Mercury …

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Unbeatable Mercury 75-115hp FourStrokes

mercury 75-115hp fourstrokes

BOASTING less weight and high displacement, the brilliant Mercury 75-115hp FourStrokes generate abundant torque and immediate power so they accelerate better, get boats onto the plane faster and provide optimal fuel efficiency at cruising speed. Mercury engineers have also ensured these engines are significantly quieter and smoother than the competition, with up to 50 percent less vibration and 50 percent less …

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Honda Marine introduces bold concept engine at Miami International Boat Show

honda concept engine

The Nouvelle Blue Pearl colour of the design concept engine matches the 2017 Honda NSX on display. The design concept engine could be available in a variety of colours to match the lifestyle of the customer. While there is currently no production intent for the Honda Marine engine design concept, it speaks to the innovation and opportunity in multiple marine …

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FLIR announces compact, low-cost marine thermal vision

flir thermal vision

THE new Ocean Scout TK thermal vision camera from FLIR is designed specifically for fishing and boating, providing users with the ability to ‘see’ in total darkness or blinding sunlight. Designed for one-handed use and built tough to handle extreme conditions, the compact yet powerful Ocean Scout TK uses FLIR’s class-leading thermal technology to display images based on heat, not …

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SeaPro powering the clean-up of Northland, NZ

seapro sea cleaners

“We have had the boat in the water and the engine is just superb,” said Hayden Smith, a founder and one of the driving forces behind Sea Cleaners. “We carry heavy loads so we’ve propped the boat for a lot of torque and the SeaPro has plenty of power to turn it. The engine is really responsive, and being a …

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Suzuki Marine unveils latest ‘big block’ outboard motors

suzuki marine outboards

THE Haines Group, distributor of Suzuki Marine outboards, has announced the release of its new high-performance four-cylinder DF150AP/DF175AP four-stroke outboard motors. Repackaged with the latest refinements and innovations as seen in the DF200AP (released April 2015), the DF150AP and DF175AP offer the same lightweight and compact design while boasting the largest displacement in their respective classes (2,867cc) for outstanding performance …

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Outboard emissions standards timetable announced

outboard emissions standards

ORIGINALLY planned for early 2016, the election effectively delayed outboard emissions standards by a year. The government Update Paper announced just before Christmas sees the Bill introduced to Parliament in February/March, with the final bill passed and regulations in place by August. Importers will then have up to nine months to plan for final shipments to arrive. The final date …

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Fin-Nor Lethal rods

fin-nor lethal

AUSSIE boating anglers can look forward to big saltwater fish loading up on the new range of Fin-Nor Lethal rods. Each Lethal rod is dripping with toughness and durability – qualities fishers have come to expect from Fin-Nor products. Traditional blank designs, quality stainless steel components and binding craftsmanship combine in the Lethal rod range to deliver the power you …

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