• Motors

    Mercury 9.9hp TwoStroke

    Mercury Marine is introducing a new 9.9hp TwoStroke outboard that is the lightest in its class. Weighing in from just 26kg, the new 169cc model is not only easier to lift and carry than its competitors, its compact design means it’s simple to handle. And an optional push-button electric start model makes it a pleasure…

  • Motors

    Mercury improved Remote Control

    Completely redesigned, Mercury’s new and improved Mechanical Remote Control is now available for owners who want to upgrade the handling and styling of their boats. The new look side-mount control makes boating both easier and more efficient for all drivers, regardless of their experience behind the wheel. The re-engineering of the control box delivers an…

  • Motors

    New lightweight, portable Suzuki 4-strokes

    The Haines Group, distributors of Suzuki Marine outboards, has again released the world’s lightest 4-stroke outboard motors in their class with the introduction of the DF4A/5A/6A. Lighter, faster and with greater manoeuvrability, these motors are packed with new and improved features while boasting a sleek new appearance. Re-engineered from the popular DF4/5/6 range, they showcase…

  • Boating, Motors

    Mercury has you covered

    If your family is into boats, they’re going to love the latest gear from Mercury. The merchandise range includes T-shirts, a jacket, caps, stubby holders, key rings, stickers… there’s even a bar fridge! One product that is particularly popular is the Mercury outboard engine cover. Mercury outboards have been carefully crafted to perform brilliantly and…

  • Motors

    OptiMax Diesel – reporting for duty

    Mercury has released a second ‘stealth’ outboard – a unique OptiMax Diesel, which has been developed exclusively for the U.S. Department of Defense. This spark-ignited, direct fuel injected two-stroke has been designed to run on ultra-low-sulphur diesel, which is readily available around the globe. In 1995 the Department of Defense decided that all petrol engines…

  • Motors

    WaterSnake Shadow MkII

    Watersnake has released its Shadow MkII Bow Mount foot-controlled electric motors. The four new models have the same DNA as the top-selling predecessors in the Shadow range but with new design features. The most noticeable is the small and sleek head design that also incorporates a digital voltage meter, so you can monitor your battery’s…

  • Motors

    MerCruiser’s new 6.2L sterndrives

    Mercury engineers have again shown the boating world how it’s done – creating two new engines which deliver truly impressive power and torque while providing a remarkably quiet and smooth ride. MerCruiser’s new 6.2L V-8 300hp and 350hp sterndrives are purpose-built specifically for marine use, which is why Mercury has been able to create a…

  • Motors

    Marine Dynamics Hydro-Nut

    Trolling motor accessories are seldom seen, but here’s one that is starting to turn some heads! Marine Dynamics have released a product designed to increase your trolling motor’s performance. The Hydro-Nut is an accessory for electric motors and replaces the stock standard propeller nut. The wider surface area of the Hydro-Nut applies a greater force…

  • Motors

    Minn Kota Ulterra

    The bar has been set to a new height with the Ulterra freshwater motor. With Auto Stow/Deploy and Power Trim, we can understand the excitement. The Ulterra comes with your choice of i-Pilot or i-Pilot Link, and a standard redesigned foot pedal with Spot Lock button, Power Trim and Stow/ Deploy all from the pedal…

  • Indepth Reviews, Motors

    MotorGuide Xi5-55 – A Year in Review

    Starlo looks back on almost a full year of intensive fishing since switching to a MotorGuide bow-mounted electric motor, and offers his frank and honest assessment of the unit’s performance to date. Last August, I told Fishing Monthly publisher, Steve Morgan, of my decision to switch to a MotorGuide electric motor on my 4.81 m…

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