Boating News

Yamaha launches new high horsepower outboards

Yamaha expands award winning F25 outboard lineup Yamaha Marine has launched into 2023 with the announcement of exciting new models. Increasing on a commitment to fully integrated powerplants for modern boating, Yamaha has announced new F150, F175 and F200 models featuring innovative integrated steering and sleek new design. Yamaha also adds to the powerful XTO Offshore line-up with the addition …

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Mercury Marine announces the Avator 7.5e electric outboard

MERCURY Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, introduced the Mercury Avator 7.5e electric outboard in early January at the Consumer Electronics Show 2023 in Las Vegas. Avator is Mercury’s next step forward in marine innovation and the 7.5e model will be the first in a series of electric outboard products to be released in 2023, as Mercury advances on its …

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Stacer Sea Runner


Taking the marine industry by storm this year is Stacer’s all-new line up, featuring a range of the brands most popular models, including the versatile Sea Runner. Fine-tuned following decades of production, the Australian brand’s cabin boat range is a crowd favourite among countless locals. Not only an ideal product for families, the Sea Runner also serves as an impressive …

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Mercury Marine – industry’s first V10 outboards

Mercury Marine

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today introduced the industry’s first ever V10 outboard with the official launch of its all-new 5.7L 350 and 400hp Verado® outboard engines. Consistent with the award-winning Verado brand, the new V10 engines are the quietest and smoothest in their class running 45 percent quieter than a leading competitor at cruise. In …

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Stacer sets standard for entry-level boating


As the boating industry continues to heat up with an ongoing influx of new entrants, Stacer meets the demand head on, dialling up its most sought-after entry-level boat – the Sea Master – with updates set to take boating to a new level. As the boating industry continues to see a monumental boom – recording record sales with thousands fleeting …

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Quintrex – All About Community


Hundreds of Quintrex boat owners are set to join forces across the country as they unite for the inaugural Quintrex Community week this Saturday 22nd – Sunday 31st October. The events conception comes twofold – driven towards bringing Quinnie owners together to celebrate the brand and the shared community, whilst providing local Aussies the opportunity to enter the lifestyle and …

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BRP transforms boating experience


Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) is shaking up the boating industry with fully redesigned Manitou, Alumacraft and Quintrex boats, featuring the all-new Rotax outboard engine with stealth technology. Disappearing under the boat and engineered not to be seen or felt, this new engine technology is a game-changer. The model year 2023 Manitou, Alumacraft and Quintrex line-ups also stand out thanks to …

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School mackerel tactics

Autumn is an interesting time of year for anglers fishing the coastal waters of Queensland and northern NSW. School mackerel tactics Common targets include bream, luderick, tailor, blue salmon and mulloway – depending on your location and inclination. School mackerel tactics A personal favourite – which is also popular with many state-wide – is the sprightly school mackerel. School mackerel …

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Finesse fishing the flats

Hi everyone, May is when big numbers of arrow squid start to show up in the Gold Coast Broadwater as the waters cools and clears. Finesse fishing the flats These tasty critters are usually caught on vibes and squid jigs and are found in sandy channels that have drop-offs. Finesse fishing the flats This month however, I’ll talk about fishing …

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