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Tohatsu Outboards invests long term

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TOHATSU Corporation president Mr Isami Hyuga recently announced the completion of a new 5.5 billion yen research and development facility in Japan. As the first outboard manufacturer in Japan (1956), this new facility is positive commitment to product development into the future. The new facility commenced operation in September, covers a massive 7265sq m and is staffed by 100 R&D …

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Southern Fish Marine – big changes bring big rewards

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TWO years of hard work, self-belief and good decisions have seen Southern Fish Marine flourish – much to the delight of boat owners around Queensland’s Moreton Bay. Anthony and Wendye Tennant bought the business in 2016. They changed the name to Southern Fish Marine and then really went to work. “We pretty much gutted it,” Anthony said. “We turned the …

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Patriot Games takes its Stacer Territory Striker deep into Australia’s remote Arnhem Land

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AFTER racing in the challenging Dinghy Derby, Patriot Games set out to Arnhem Land with a couple of 349 Territory Strikers for an overland tinnie tour. Patriot Games follows the adventures of outback experts and camping enthusiasts in a reality series. The savvy team push the limits of Patriot Campers, Stacer Boats and Supertourers in a gruelling Australian adventure. On …

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Evinrude E-TEC passes Australian emissions standards and raises the bar for clean engines

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EVINRUDE E-TEC engines are the only full range of two-stroke outboards certified by the Australian emissions standards. Evinrude builds high-performing engines that preserve the environment for upcoming generations. Other outboard manufacturers have had slow innovation, taken the path of least resistance and chosen to build four-stroke engines. Evinrude has stepped to the top of the environmental podium for all outboards, …

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Savage launches adventurous Raptor Extreme

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FOR 120 years, Savage has consistently added innovation to Australian boats and today would like to introduce the Raptor Extreme, the most adventurous dinghy yet. The Raptor Extreme offers customers a V-nose punt dinghy with increased internal freeboard thanks to higher sides and greater beam. Suited for river, creek and estuary fishing, boaties of all ages will find enjoyment out …

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Mercury Marine’s 900hp gets water ski team to Guinness World Record

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WITH triple 300hp Mercury Racing outboards on the transom, the Rock Aqua Jays water ski team has established a Guinness World Record for the largest human pyramid on water skis. A total of 80 skiers in multiple four-tier pyramids travelled 1,148 feet (350 meters) on the Rock River in Janesville, Wisconsin – about twice the distance necessary to officially surpass …

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Save up to $1150 with Mercury FourStroke


IT’S time to join the Mercury revolution and get out on the water this summer. Unbeatable savings of up to $1150 are now available on selected 2.5-115hp Mercury FourStroke outboards. By acting quickly, boat owners will also be able to take advantage of Mercury Finance’s very competitive loan rate of just 3.99 percent (comparison rate) for 40-150hp repowers… so why …

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Stacer’s 589 Crossfire perfect for the Patriot Games family

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STACER, Australia’s premier aluminium boat builder, has teamed up with Patriot Games for one of the most extreme outback adventures yet. Patriot Games follows a family of five across Australia’s most remote country, putting Stacer boats, Patriot Campers and Ram Trucks through the ultimate test in an action-packed reality TV series. With such a big family, Patriot Games chose the …

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Discover Formosa’s Centre Cabin design

Centre Cabin

NO longer do you need to choose between a family friendly boat or a fishing workhorse, as Formosa Marine’s Centre Cabin is the perfect design for both. The Centre Cabin’s wide beam, high sides and V2 Plate Hull construction allow for a rare walk-around cabin layout. The Centre Cabin offers plenty of deck space for up to seven people who …

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Taking the hurt out of borrowing for a boat

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WHILE it is common for car insurance companies to charge different insurance premiums depending on whether or not the vehicle is being financed, Nautilus Marine does not differentiate on financing when it comes to boats. So if you are borrowing money to buy a boat, your insurance premium will be exactly the same for that boat as if you had …

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