Boating

Increased sales focus with new manufacturing plant and retail facility for Whittley

whittley manufacturing

LONGSTANDING Australian boat builder Whittley Marine and the Group’s retail sales arm Whittley Victoria Sales have moved into a new purpose-built facility in Melbourne’s northern suburbs. The large site boasts the most advanced, modern and lean fiberglass trailer boat manufacturing facility in the country, whilst featuring a new industry leading sales and service facility; all on the one site. The …

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Stacer National and State Dealers of the Year

stacer national dealer of the year

STACER Boats Australia has crowned its 2018/19 National and State Dealers of the Year. Thorough analysis of the vast dealer network was performed in order to identify the top performers. With over 50 dealerships across Australia, the competition is stiff. Congratulations to all the winners! Melbourne Marine Centre – National Dealer of the Year. Bluewater Marine – WA. Phoenix Powersports …

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Mercury Racing expands MAX5 prop range

mercury racing max5 propeller

MERCURY Racing has expanded the MAX5 propeller family – now offering a larger 15.25”-diameter version as well as the all-new MAX5 ST. The MAX5 lab-finished propeller is a proven performer, delivering tremendous results in both single and multiple-engine applications, including Mercury Racing’s 400R outboard and 600 SCi sterndrive, with a reduction in propeller slip of up to 12 percent. In …

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All-new Mercury 400hp Verado outboard

mercury 400hp verado

MERCURY Marine is introducing an all-new 400hp Verado outboard – the most powerful Verado on the water. Since the launch of Mercury’s 350hp Verado and Mercury Racing’s 400R four years ago, boat owners have been asking for a higher-horsepower Verado engine. Now, those requests have been answered. Mercury Marine president John Pfeifer said, “The acceptance of the 350hp Verado has …

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Lowrance offers free software upgrade for HDS Carbon displays

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LOWRANCE, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, has released a new software update for HDS Carbon displays. Offering significant new features, the Lowrance 18.3 software update includes support for Active Imaging, StructureScan 3D with Active Imaging enhancements and the LR-1 Remote Control, as well as a simplified user interface and new Dual Mode WiFi capability. Active Imaging Perfect for …

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Don’t horse around with power decisions – Nautilus Marine

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BUSH ‘n Beach has brought Nautilus Marine Insurance on board to expand the fine print and provide readers with clear, easy-to-understand and helpful tips on protecting their boating assets. The scenario “I’ve got my old tinnie with its 40hp Johnno and I’m going to bang a new 60hp Yammie on it.” Really? “Oh sure, no problem – I know these …

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National 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo just around the corner

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Australia’s premier outdoor adventure and recreational show, the National 4×4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo, is just around the corner and will be held once again at the Brisbane Showgrounds, this year from April 5-7. In time for the Easter break, this year’s Show will feature thousands of boating, 4×4, fishing, camping and outdoors products from the industry’s leading …

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Stacer 529 Assault Pro Tournament

stacer 529 assault pro tournament

A TRUE fishing machine, the 529 Assault Pro Tournament is equipped to not just enter fishing competitions, but to win. It’s packed with features that just make sense for fishing. Summer is in full swing, dealers are exploding with stock and it is Australia’s favourite time of year to get out on the water. The front and rear carpeted casting areas …

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Mercury Marine celebrates 80th anniversary in 2019

mercury 80th anniversary

MERCURY Marine will celebrate its 80th anniversary throughout 2019 with events around the world, reflecting on its strong heritage of innovation and leadership in the marine industry. On January 22, 1939, E. Carl Kiekhaefer bought a bankrupt engine manufacturing plant in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Now, 80 years later, the business that emerged from those modest beginnings – Mercury Marine – is …

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Stealth fishing tactics key to success

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WHEN it comes to lure fishing, I believe topwater luring is the most exciting. Belting out a lure as far as you can over a shallow bank or the edge of a spotted mackerel school in Moreton Bay and then working it back to the boat as you wait for that explosion of water… it gets the heart pumping and …

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