Mercury Joystick Steering for Single-Engine Vessels

Mercury Joystick Steering Pioneering Since 2007

Launched in 2007, Mercury Joystick Piloting was initially integrated with Zeus pod drives for larger sport cruisers.

This pioneering technology empowered users to effortlessly control throttle, shifting, and steering of multi-engine boats single-handedly using a joystick.

Now in 2024, Mercury launches the the Joystick Steering system for single-engine vessels.

It negates the requirement for boaters to employ both hands for throttling, shifting, and steering during low-speed manoeuvres like docking.

Some may argue that this represents a decline in navigational proficiency.


Specific Tips For Photographing a RIB to Sell

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Photographing a RIB with smartphone or camera

Capturing Striking Images When Photographing a RIB

When it comes to selling your rigid inflatable boat (RIB) online, high-quality photographs can make all the difference.

Potential buyers are more likely to be attracted to listings that showcase the boat in its best light.

Above all, photograph everything, including details of items that need repair or have been damaged.

Be very honest about it.

In another how-to article, I give you tips to optimize the text in your advertisement.

Below are some specific tips for photographing a RIB to maximise its appeal and increase your chances of a successful sale.


Discover Key Boat Selling Features Essentials

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What About Key Boat Selling Features Essentials for RIBs

If you’re considering selling your Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB), there’s no better time to begin than now.

To assist you in this proces, I’m crafting a series of posts designed to spark inspiration and guide you through the process.

Understand that a prospective buyer might be new to the world of RIBs (Rigid Inflatable Boats) and is seeking one that aligns with their specific preferences and requirements.

Above all, refrain from declaring that your RIB is the ultimate choice. The suitability of any RIB depends greatly on the preferences and needs of the potential buyer.

This is the first article: Key Boat Selling Features Essentials. It’s a about how to stage your boat for sale?

When selling your RIB, effectively highlighting its features can make a significant difference in attracting potential buyers and closing a successful sale.

Whether you’re listing your RIB online or showcasing it in person, here are some crucial features to emphasize to prospective buyers in my opinion.

Be honest! Now check these selling features.


What Engine Maintenance Tips Apply to RIBs?

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What Engine Maintenance Tips Apply to RIBs?

Outboard or inboard engines are the lifeblood of any Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB), providing the power necessary to propel you through the water with speed and agility.

This blog post covers fossil-fuel engines. Also take not of my 10 safe fuelling tips.

Just like any other mechanical equipment, engines require regular maintenance to ensure optimal performance, reliability, and longevity.

Check out my 4 rules for top-notch RIB maintenance.

Whether you’re a seasoned RIB owner or a novice enthusiast, here are 10 essential engine maintenance tips. If you’re not so technical, rely on your dealer. Here are my 10 points to answer “What Engine Maintenance Tips Apply to RIBs?”.


What are the 10 Safe Fuelling Procedures for RIBs?

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What are the 10 safe fuelling procedures for RIBs?

What are the 10 Safe Fuelling Procedures for RIBs?

Proper fuelling procedures are essential for the safe operation of your rigid inflatable boat (RIB). Actually for every boat running on fossil fuel.

Always wear lifejackets on board while taking on fuel.

Gasoline and its vapours pose significant risks of boat fires and explosions, emphasising the importance of cautious fuelling practices to prevent spills and the dissemination of gasoline vapours.

Specifically, gasoline vapours tend to accumulate within the bilge area.

Here’s a 10-point guide to fuelling your RIB safely and efficiently.

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