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 celebrates 85 years of innovation and memories made on the water

Since 1939, Mercury Marine has made it their mission to connect people with the water. To power bold experiences and help fuel your most cherished memories. And while much has changed in the last 85 years, our focus remains the same: Empowering everyone to experience the freedom of life on the water and to Go Boldly in pursuit of their passions.

First V10 naturally aspirated powerhead, 350 and 400hp Verado outboards

THE EVOLUTION OF PREMIUM PERFORMANCE – With the strength of the outboard segment’s first V10 naturally aspirated powerhead, 350 and 400hp Verado outboards deliver extraordinary power and capabilities so you can confidently explore beyond the horizon. Take command of the water with innovative SmartCraft® technologies and advanced digital controls that make boating effortless. Exceptionally smooth, quiet and refined, V10 Verado outboards transform your boating experience.

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!

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-bloggsRutherford Marine Team

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