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Yamaha Motor New Pricing on Four-Stroke F4 to F130

YAMAHA Motor Australia has announced a pricing adjustment on selected four-stroke models from F4 to F130. The announcement of these price decreases is great news for marine consumers in the process of selecting their choice of outboard power for new boat packages or engine repowers. Yamaha’s innovative range of four-stroke outboards is now more affordable than ever. Changes to Yamaha’s production …

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Streaker Boats Appoints Brisbane Marine

BRISBANE Marine has become the latest dealer appointed as a fully fledged Streaker Boats dealer. The appointment is effective immediately and provides Brisbane boaters with access to the new generation of Streaker fibreglass boats. Although Brisbane Marine was founded in 2013 as a high-performance Mercury dealer, the business has evolved to become a major marine dealer in the northern suburbs …

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New Government Fact Sheet Hints at the Future of Outboard Emissions Standards

THE Department of Environment recently released a fact sheet to shed light on the long-awaited small engine emissions standards for Australia. Included in the standards that have been under consideration for a decade are all petrol-fuelled marine engines. This includes outboards, inboards, stern drives and personal watercraft as well as outdoor power equipment. According to Australian Marine Engine Council chair David …

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Sea-Rod ‘Active Transom’ Provides the Ultimate On-water Access

FORMOSA Marine’s Sea-Rod brand has seen many developments over the past six months. The latest and greatest design feature is the Sea-Rod ‘Active Transom’, which allows customers to design their ultimate access to the water. Choose the access option you want for fishing, casting, diving or simply lounging on the water. Full access – for the ultimate access Formosa Marine …

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New Stacer Cross Fire

STACER has released its most versatile boat yet, the Cross Fire. Designed for 80 percent fishing and 20 percent fun, the entire family will be happy out on the water. While being a serious fishing machine, the Stacer Cross Fire can also be used for relaxation, watersports and cruising the waterways. The beauty of the Cross Fire is the removable …

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New Mercury Active Trim System Revolutionises Trimming Your Boat

MERCURY Marine’s new Active Trim system is now available for boat lovers. The new technology has already gained fans around the world for the way it automatically and effortlessly trims an engine or engines. Mercury Active Trim doesn’t just make boating easier and more fun, it also improves engine performance and cuts fuel costs while delivering a better overall driving …

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Save Up to $750 on Mercury’s 40-75hp FourStroke Outboards

It’s such a good deal on such great engines – engines that will deliver the performance, reliability and efficiency to take your time on the water to a whole new level. There’s big money to be saved until the sale ends on May 23, 2016. The propeller is the single most important factor in a boat’s performance apart from the engine itself, …

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Horizon Boats Adds Iconic Stessl Brand

LEADING trailer boat manufacturer Horizon Boats has announced it has added iconic Aussie brand and long-time rival Stessl Boats to its stable. Horizon has secured the rights to manufacture the full range of Stessl boats from retiring Stessl managing director Rod Sloane. Horizon’s general manager Scott James is looking forward to the new undertaking. “When we heard that Rod was looking …

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Performance and Personal Watersports Boats in Top Gear for SCIBS

Northside Marine, a foundation exhibitor since the show began 28 years ago, will have two Malibu boats on water – including its latest model: the 22-foot Malibu VLX and the Malibu current tour boat “The Hulk”, a Malibu Wakesetter 23LSV. The Hulk comes complete with a range of new features including Malibu’s exclusive patented Surf Band, allowing riders to optimise their …

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Demands to rethink super trawler regulations

The NSW Fisheries Minister has called for for the Federal Government to review the management of the super trawler Geelong Star in consultation with rec fishers. This is a good start BUT if we don’t protect our Small Pelagic Fishery from all massive factory trawlers, the old adage of “gone fishing” might be gone. National Week of Action coming soon! …

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