Vision Marine names new battery partner

Vision Marine Technologies announced it has executed a production contract with Neogy, a division ofGroupe Startec Energy, a French manufacturer of specialized batteries and systems. The production contract provides for Vision Marine’s initial purchase of 240 of Neogy’s customized batteries, which have been designed to the specifications of Vision Marine. The first installment of batteries […]

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ACR Electronics Announces Mobile Connected EPIRBs and ResQLink AIS PLB Offering Global and Local Rescue

PHOTOS COURTESY OF ACR ELECTRONICS Global and local rescue is now available in one compact beacon with the launch of ACR Electronics’ new Cospas-Sarsat-approved ResQLink AIS Personal Locator Beacon, which combines multiple levels of integrated signal technology. “ACR Electronics is proud to answer the demand from boaters for AIS man overboard and Cospas-Sarsat technology in […]

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Mercury Marine Earns Fourth Zero-Waste-To-Landfill Designation

<!– In the News: Mercury Marine Earns Fourth Zero-Waste-To-Landfill Designation –> A manufacturing facility producing electrical components for engines and related parts, Mercury Marine’ Plant 7 in St. Cloud, Fla., has earned Fond du Lac, Wis., company’s “zero-waste-to-landfill” designation. Plant 7 is the fourth Mercury Marine facility to earn the designation, but is the company’s […]

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IBEX Innovations

IBEX Carries On Hurricane Ian put the kibosh on IBEX 2022, but didn’t dissuade the Innovation Awards judges from evaluating entries. Southern Boating is combining the Engine Room and Wired columns this month to highlight some of the products entered into the 2022 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference (IBEX) Innovation Awards. Due to the timing […]

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Mercury’s St. Cloud facility earns zero-waste designation

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today announced that its Plant 7 manufacturing operation in St. Cloud, Florida, has achieved a zero-waste-to-landfill designation. The factory makes electrical and plastic components for the company’s marine engines and related parts, accessories and technologies.  Plant 7 is the fourth Mercury facility to achieve this designation. Its three predecessors are […]

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Star Brite names new leadership team

Star brite has appointed Gregor Dornau as its new president following its acquisition by OneWater Marine/T-H Marine Supplies in August of this year. Since the close, Dornau has assembled a new leadership team from within the company, naming Erik Applegate as Executive Vice President; Eric Hahn, Senior Vice President of Sales; Derick Cote, Vice President […]

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DCB Delivers M28R Catamaran No. 15

<!– New Products: DCB Delivers M28R Catamaran No. 15 –> When DCB Performance Boats introduced the M28R Widebody catamaran in 2017, the boat was paired with then-white-hot Mercury Racing 400R outboard engines. And the El Cajon, Calif., company built seven of those 28-footers with supercharged 400-hp mills, which were the most powerful offerings in the […]

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How to Rid Your Boat of Salt and Stubborn Soap Scum

Boat ownership is a huge responsibility. While it is certainly a worthwhile endeavor, many prospective boat buyers fail to consider the many aspects of general upkeep, preventive maintenance, repairs and more that come with owning a vessel. One of the most important, yet difficult tasks involved in this pursuit is thwarting the corrosive properties of […]

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Crewsaver Embraces New Processes to Reduce Environmental Impact

PHOTO COURTESY OF CREWSAVER Lifejacket manufacturer Crewsaver is implementing a new shift in the design and production of its life jackets to embrace a more environmentally conscious approach, starting with its new-for-2023 EXO lifejackets showcased at Metstrade in Amsterdam in November, which will adopt a three-pronged approach to decrease environmental impact. Users will have the […]

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Mercury announces v10 outborad

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has introduced the industry’s first V10 outboard with the launch of its 5.7L 350 and 400hp Verado outboard engines. The Verado’s are compatible with the latest Mercury SmartCraft technologies and will be offered with an optional dual-mode 48V/12V alternator to pair with Navico Group’s Fathom e-power […]

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Manitou receives honors at the 2022 Boat Builder Awards

BRP Inc has announced that Manitou was recognized in a total of three categories during the 2022 Boat Builder Awards, hosted by International Boat Industry (IBI) and Raymarine, at the METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam. Manitou won in the Innovative On-Board Design Solution and Rising Star categories, while getting an honorable mention in the Retail Marketing […]

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Winnebago Industries announces consumer research findings and new research center

Winnebago Industries, Inc. has unveiled findings from its first consumer research initiative on outdoor recreation and announced the development of a new facility and expanded resources dedicated to innovating next-generation technologies for the recreational vehicle and marine industries. Consumer research Winnebago’s inaugural report found that future demand for outdoor recreation is strong, with nearly 90% […]

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Josh Bertrand – Featured on Bass Edge Radio

MLF/BPT Angler Josh Bertrand is a top angler using forward facing sonar WILDWOOD, Mo. – Bass Edge Radio interviews 2022 Won Bass US Open Champion and MLF/Bass Pro Tour Angler Josh Bertrand as the featured angler in their latest podcast presented by Megaware KeelGuard.  Show hosts Aaron Martin and Kurt Dove breakdown with Josh the finer details of […]

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Mercury Marine Unveils V10 Outboards

Mercury Marine introduces the industry’s first V10 outboards — the all-new 350 and 400hp Verado engines FOND DU LAC, Wis. (Nov. 15, 2022) — 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. […]

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Mercury Marine Introduces First V10 Outboard

Mercury Marine has introduced the world’s first V10 outboard as part of its Verado line, seen here on a Boston Whaler. Mercury Marine Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, 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 […]

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