Classic Caribbean recubed with 480HP Volvo-Penta stern-drives
Following our recent feature editorial in The Captain, this video has been uploaded onto You Tube showcasing the Volvo Penta repower completed by Matt and the team here at R & M Marine Services. T...
Steer Clear - boating safety video from Victorian Ports Melbourne
Port Phillip Bay is a popular location for boating, fishing, yachting and other aquatic pastimes – but it is also a gateway for commercial shipping. This means big ships such as container ships,...
What to do in an emergency
Most emergencies can be avoided with regular maintenance of your vessel and good seamanship, however in the unlikely event of an emergency – for example, taking on water - do you know what to do...
Yacht captain tests Volvo Penta IPS1350
Volvo Penta IPS is a world-renowned system, but don’t take it from them. Volvo Penta invited Matthew Conner to test the yacht he formerly captained, which has been repowered with the D13-IPS1350...
Could you save yourself if you fell overboard?
Maritime Safety Victoria (MSV) and Life Saving Victoria (LSV) are challenging boaters and paddlers to practise getting back on their boats and kayaks this boating season. One of the greatest risks fo...
Mercury Marine celebrates 80th anniversary in 2019
Mercury Marine will celebrate its 80th anniversary throughout 2019, reflecting on its strong heritage of innovation and leadership in the marine industry. On January 22, 1939, E. Carl Kiekhaefer purc...
Going boating? Know the weather for your whole trip
Checking the weather before heading out on the water is standard for most Victorian boaters, but many don’t realise that one check is not enough. Maritime Safety Victoria (MSV) has partnered wi...
Plans for new boat ramps on the Mornington Peninsula
A recent media report in the Mornington Peninsula News says two sites are being considered for a new boat ramp in Western Port: Yaringa Road, Somerville or Stony Point. Shane Murphy, executive direct...
Maritime Safety Victoria join Talking Fishing to discuss boating safety
Marty O’Connell and Gareth Johnson from Maritime Safety Victoria join Talking Fishing to discuss boating safety.
How much do you charge for an annual service?
We’re often asked this question as boat owners call marine businesses on the Mornington Peninsula in an attempt to get the most competitive pricing. During the call, we can tell you how much a s...