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Outboard emissions standards laws in Parliament

product Emissions Standards

THE Australian Government recently introduced new legislation to help improve Australia’s air quality. The Product Emissions Standards Bill will allow new product emissions standards to be established on small spark engines (non-road), bringing Australia into line with the US, Canada and Europe. Currently, emissions from these engines are not regulated in Australia, leaving Australia as a dumping ground for less-efficient …

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New Mercury Diesel 6.7L engines available soon

mercury diesel 6.7

The new Mercury Diesel 6.7-litre engines are assembled at FPT Industrial’s dedicated marine engine plant that involves the latest in quality controls.  Mercury Marine senior director of diesel and propulsion strategy Reinhard Burk said, “We want to be our customer’s first choice when it comes to selecting a power option.” “Expanding into the mid-range diesel market offers Mercury the opportunity to …

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Brisbane Boat Show opens this week

THE 2017 Brisbane Boat Show opens Friday and runs for three days until Sunday, returning once again to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre in South Bank. The 2017 Brisbane Boat Show is Queensland’s premier trailer boat event, capturing the great diversity of trailer boating and all the gear for this very popular boating sector. With Australia’s centre of boat …

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SeaDek sets boat apart with superior finish

seadek

All I used was a domestic Karcher pressure cleaner and I held the hose about 30cm away from the stain and rubbed it with my foot, and voila it came up as good as new. To say I am happy with my SeaDek is an understatement. As I said, the product is a game changer. I am now starting to …

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Stacer Outlaw 469 – Boat review

The Moreton Bay 469 Outlaw had good storage under the front casting platform, accessed via two large hatches. There was ample room to stow safety gear and tackle as well as the battery for the electric motor. In addition, two big side pockets kept items out of the way yet within easy reach. The stern featured ample room for additional …

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Whittley Boats head to Queenscliff Harbour for boat show weekend

whittley boats

Whittley Boats build Australia’s most diverse range of trailer boats, through a five strong model series range; XS sports wake boats, CR traditional cruiser weekenders, SL deep vee off shore performance fishing boats, CW outboard powered entry level boating fun and the FF range of weekender/fisher hybrids. Dean added. “I will be on hand all weekend to assist customers with …

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Plenty on offer at Brisbane Boat Show

ONLY a few weeks away, the Brisbane Boat Show looks like being better than ever when it returns from August 25-27. The show will once again be held in the vast exhibition halls of the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre where the organisers have had to increase floor space for the event to cater to this year’s increased demand from …

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McGlashan joins Mercury Pro Team

If you’re into fishing at any level, the chances are you’ve seen or read Al’s work. Al’s audience stretches around the world. He’s currently producing the TV series Al McGlashan’s Fish’n with Mates for Channel Nine, which is the number-one rating fishing show in Australia and also airs in New Zealand and to millions of households across the US. Al …

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Quintrex recognises its top dealers

surf coast marine top quintrex dealers

QUINTREX has congratulated its top dealers across the country by announcing the 2016-2017 Dealer of the Year awards. Streaker Marine took out the top honours of National Dealer of the Year, however, many other dealerships were also recognised for their hard work and dedication to the Quintrex brand. Quintrex account managers Nathan Shaw and Drew Jackson said each and every …

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Ocean Craft Walkaround Cabin Ultra Deep Vee

On the outside, Ocean Craft’s engineers have designed an all-new planing monohull that is a trimaran at rest, an outrigger when turning and yet looks like and remains an inflatable boat that actually retains its pneumatic properties. This has been combined with Ocean Craft’s Delayed Lift Hull, which enables the boat to tackle wind and waves head-on and allows top-level …

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