Powering More Than The Boat

To make every moment on the water count you need more than an engine behind you. You need a company. Welcome to Rutherford Marine®.

The best products have the best dealers


When you make the best marine products in the world, you want the best dealers behind them. That’s why we make sure Mercury dealers are the best equipped to sell and service our products. And with thousands of dealers around the globe, you can rest assured we’re always close by and ready to help you go boldly

Mission, Vision and Values

Rutherford Marine creates a winning culture whereas employees are inspired by the company’s mission, engaged in their jobs and have the ability to have an impact on the overall success of the business and their own personal goals.

Our success is no coincidence. Hard-earned and backed by years at the helm. See how it all started and what keeps us moving forward.

Mercury Marine with over 75 Years Of Excellence

2014 marked the 75 year anniversary of Mercury Marines’s existence in our lives. Mercury started back in 1939 in a small machine shop in Wisconsin, and grown into the largest builder of marine propulsion systems in the world. Number one on the water.

Featured Products

Mercury No. 1 On The Water

Nobody makes a more reliable, powerful, and efficient lineup of outboard motors than Mercury: Verado, Pro XS, FourStroke, SeaPro, and Jet. Backed by decades of innovation and leadership, Mercury outboards are built to go the distance, delivering legendary performance driven by forward-thinking technology.

NEW V-8 Fourstroke
Faster, Stronger, Bolder

NEW V6 Outboards
Powerful, Reliable, Efficient

15 – 20hp Foustroke
Adjusts to you!

Steering Active Trim
Intuitive, Hands Free

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Our Team Are Here To Help!

Sean Hughes – General Manager – HughesSe@rutherford.co.za
Norman Velayuthan – Sales Representative – VelayuthanNo@rutherford.co.za
Doctor Dlamini – Sales Representative – DlaminiDo@rutherford.co.za
Gareth Wildman – Sales Representative – WildmanGa@rutherford.co.za
Myles Osborne – Sales Representative – OsborneMy@rutherford.co.za

We Listen to our Customers…

“Come and meet the people behind the industry’s best ownership experience: the detail-minded, quality-focused people of Rutherford Marine. Their dedication, experience, and passion for boating makes your time on the water better, every time you venture out.”
joe-bloggsSean Hughes – General Manager

Latest Catalogue Downloads

Take a deeper dive into what makes Mercury outboards stand apart with detailed information on each motor and the features that make them unique.