Industry mourns innovator Ham Hamberger

Jonathan Sweet
July 28, 2015

Sylvan "Ham" Hamberger, a long-time industry innovator and leader, passed away in Palm Desert, Calif., Friday. Hamberger, whom various sources peg at either 86 or 89, worked for a number of companies in the industry, including Mercury Marine, Yamaha and Boston Whaler during a 40-year career. He was elected... Read more »

Mercury Marine launches five year limited warranties on gas sterndrives and inboards during “Power of Protection” event

Mercury Marine
July 27, 2015

Fond du Lac, Wis. – Mercury Marine has announced that, for the first time, 2016 model year boats powered by Mercury gas sterndrive and inboard engines will come with a comprehensive Five Year Engine Package Limited Warranty during the "Power of Protection" sale event. The new Mercury Five Year Limited... Read more »

Mercury Marine announces new 6.2-liter V8 300hp and 350hp sterndrive engines

Mercury Marine
July 21, 2015

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Mercury MerCruiser introduced two new 6.2-liter V-8 300hp and 350hp sterndrive engines, which are purpose-built specifically for marine use. The company said the engines deliver increased power and torque while providing a remarkably quiet and smooth ride. “With the introduction... Read more »

Mercury Marine adds new dealers after expanding Verado line

Mercury Marine
July 7, 2015

Fond du Lac, Wis. – Mercury Marine has announced that they signed new dealers spanning almost 20 different states from the end of the Miami International Boat Show in late February until the end of June. During that time, Mercury says it is averaging one new dealer partner every 2.9 days across the... Read more »

Mercury Marine’s Juarez plant receives Brunswick Corporation Chairman’s Safety Award

Brunswick Corp.
June 9, 2015

Mercury Marine's Juarez, Mexico, plant recently received the Brunswick Corporation Chairman's Safety Award for excellence in safety and employee engagement. The presentation held  June 4 in Juarez featured Brunswick Corporation CEO Dustin McCoy, Brunswick Corporation COO Mark Schwabero, Mercury Marine... Read more »

Mercury Marine announces 45,000 square foot EDP parts expansion

Mercury Marine
May 27, 2015

Fond du Lac, Wis. – Mercury Marine is adding a 45,000 square foot expansion to its electro-deposition paint (EDP) system that will double its current processing capabilities. The current project will be complete by January 2016 and the new system will be operational by fourth quarter of 2016. “We... Read more »

Mercury Marine partners with Metal Shark Aluminum Boats for first U.S. diesel Coast Guard tender

Mercury Marine
May 27, 2015

Fond du Lac, Wis. – Mercury Marine has entered an agreement with Metal Shark Aluminum Boats to power 16 Coast Guard boats with Mercury diesel engines. The partnership is the first of its kind in the United States for Mercury Marine . "Mercury Marine’s 2.0 diesel engines are ideal for smaller vessels... Read more »

Mercury adds sterndrives to Repower Financing program

Mercury Marine
May 20, 2015

Mercury Marine announced Wednesday that consumers with approved credit can now finance Mercury outboard, gas sterndrive and inboard engines on the Mercury Marine Repower Financing program. The company also announced a summer rebate offer earlier this week. Mercury Marine initially launched repower financing... Read more »

Mercury Marine announces summer sales promotion

Boating Industry
May 18, 2015

Mercury Marine has introduced its “Summer, Here We Come!” sales event, which offers consumers a choice between special financing for repower engines or rebate dollars upon purchase of a qualifying engine. “Summer, Here We Come!”, which runs until June 30, offers a special, low-interest financing... Read more »

Mercury Product Knowledge App wins excellence award

Mercury Marine
May 7, 2015

The Mercury Marine Product Knowledge App recently won an award for “Excellence in the Mobile Apps for Business” category from The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts based in New York. Leading app designer Jester Communications received the award for designing the interactive, information-packed... Read more »

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