Fishing phenomenon Al McGlashan joins Mercury

Fishing phenomenon Al McGlashan is the latest big name angler to join the Mercury Pro team. Like millions of other Australians, Al fishes from the back of his trailer boat. Unlike the rest of us, Al does it for about 180 days a year and has earned a global reputation…

Luke Ryans Northern expedition – Verado does it with ease

Chasing Giant Trevally for two weeks off W.A.’s Pilbara coast, adventure angler Luke Ryan has pushed his Mercury Verado harder than ever before and it’s passed every test. Luke gave his 300hp Verado an 850-nautical mile workout after loading his Haines Hunter 680 Patriot with more than a tonne of…

She Fishes - Chloe Laurence picks Mercury FourStroke

Chloe Laurence is having a great time – breaking down stereotypes while doing what she loves. A talented fisher with numerous tournament wins to her name, Chloe is helping to eliminate the myth that fishing’s just “a bloke’s sport” while encouraging everyone to try throwing in a line. “It started…

Rescue 1 repowered with Mercury FourStroke

With boats that routinely hit more than 200 km/h, safety is a crucial element of Formula Powerboat Grand Prix racing. That is why new sponsor Mercury Marine is so pleased to help ensure help will be on hand as quickly and dependably as possible. As part of their sponsorship Mercury…

Mercury fantastic at the fastest ski race in the world – the Mildura 100

Mercury-powered boats have claimed the Superclass title and 13 other crowns in a dominant performance at the Mildura 100 – the world’s fastest ski race. Across the Saturday and Sunday of the Easter long weekend, the best ski racers from around Australia tore along the curving 100 kilometre Murray River…

Tuross Head Flathead and Bream Tournament shines again

With MotorGuide as its major sponsor, the sixth annual Tuross Head Tournament has been an outstanding success with 255 competitors taking to the water At the end of the weekend catch-and-release fishing tournament, the experienced David Fraser took home the winner’s trophy with his two best flatheads (48 and 72.6…

Coast Guard Redcliffe saving lives with new Mercury Verados

Redcliffe Coastguard’s primary rescue vessel is back in the water and keeping people safe in and around Moreton Bay, with a pair of brand new Mercury 300hp Verados providing the power. The boat, a 9.8m Kevlacat best known as RSL Redcliffe, is in great shape having undergone a $200,000 refresh which…

Mercury men clean up at ABT Costa BREAM Grand Final

Tournament veteran Warren Carter has beaten the best bream fishers in Australia to win the 2016 Mercury Cup and collect a cheque for $1,000. “I came second last year so it’s definitely nice to go one better, and it was a surprise because it was so close,” Warren said. The…

Around Australia record breaker – with Mercury FourStrokes

Mark Ratchford is calling it his ‘huge adventure’ which might be an understatement considering he’s just spent four months on a solo 16,500 km circumnavigation of Australia in a 6.5 metre fishing boat. The well-known Melbourne fishing and charter specialist had to deal with huge seas, high winds, freezing weather,…