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Club Marine contributor John Willis is testing the Merry Fisher 895, built by one of the largest boat builders in the world, Jeanneau. It's got an amazing field of vision complimented by an excellent walkaround cabin. Inside it feels like an apartment with a whole bathroom, hot shower and ample storage. This model is fitted with a ripper pair of 200HP Mercury outboards fitted by JV Marine.
Club Marine contributor John Willis is in Eildon, Victoria, testing the MasterCraft X22 with Bob Soban. Mastercraft have been around for more than 50 years and this model features the Gen 2 surf system. There's seating for up to 16 people and power comes from an Ilmor 6.2L 430HP V8.
John Willis tests the latest Mercury-powered 750 hardtop from Northbank. It's fitted with the new Mercury 3L diesel punching out 270HP and 36 knots. John's a big fan of the layout, built-in fishing features and the hardtop.
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