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Mercury Marine and dealers to provide boat demos at Walleye Weekend

by: Brunswick,

(Jun 7, 2015 - Fond du Lac, WI)

 Mercury Marine and local boat dealers will provide boat demonstration rides at the 2015 Walleye Weekend Festival in Fond du Lac.

The demo rides will depart from the dock area on the channel surrounding Oven Island in Lakeside Park between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., June 13 and 14.

The rides provide an opportunity to experience the newest Mercury Marine engines and several new boats. Participating boat dealers include MW Marine of Hales Corners, Boat Doc of Lomira, Mr. Marine of Fond du Lac, Wendt’s Marine of Van Dyne and Sport O Motive of Appleton. The boats available for rides include Ranger, Triton, Skeeter, Warrior and Nitro brands, all powered by Mercury engines.

All participants must be at least 16 years old. Experienced drivers will conduct the demo rides, and Mercury ambassadors will be on hand to assist and answer questions. All participants must sign safety waivers. Life jackets will be provided and must be worn at all times while onboard the boats.

About Mercury Marine

Headquartered in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, Mercury Marine is the world’s leading manufacturer of recreational marine propulsion engines. A $2 billion division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), Mercury provides engines, boats, services and parts for recreational, commercial and government marine applications, empowering boaters with products that are easy to use, extremely reliable and backed by the most dedicated customer support in the world. Mercury’s industry-leading brand portfolio includes Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrive and inboard packages; MotorGuide trolling motors; Mercury propellers; Mercury inflatable boats; Mercury SmartCraft electronics; Attwood marine parts; Land ‘N Sea marine parts distribution; and Mercury and Quicksilver parts and oils. For more information, visit

About Brunswick

Headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois, Brunswick Corporation endeavors to instill "Genuine Ingenuity"(TM) in all its leading consumer brands, including Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrives and inboard engines; MotorGuide trolling motors; Attwood and Whale marine parts and accessories; Land 'N' Sea, Kellogg Marine, Diversified Marine and Bell RPG parts and accessories distributors; Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Brunswick Commercial and Government Products, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris FloteBote, Lowe, Lund, Meridian, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray and Uttern boats, and Life Fitness and Hammer Strength fitness equipment, and Brunswick billiards tables and table tennis.