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Thursday, February 4, 2016

LEHR PROPANE POWERED OUTBOARD MOTORS use Propane also known as LPG , a less expensive fuel which does not go bad over time therefore avoiding fuel-related / carbureted maintenance and repairs, particularly with today's ethanol added fuels. Ethanol problems are plaguing small HP outboards as well as all engines. These fuel problems

tags: Engines

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Yamaha Marine Group announced today the return of one of its most valuable incentive programs, “Why Wait? Buy Now.” The new promotion gives customers a great way to add value to their Yamaha four-stroke outboard purchases this fall. “The ‘Why Wait? Buy Now’ promotion gives customers an opportunity to get

tags: Engines

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Powerful, technologically innovative 4-stroke model joins company’s mid-range lineup Honda exclusives set industry standards of quality, reliability and performance Honda Marine introduces the new BF100 horsepower (hp) 4-stroke engine, the most powerful outboard to join the Honda Marine mid-range engine lineup. Incorporating a

tags: Engines

Monday, September 14, 2015

Yamaha Marine Group today announced the introduction of an all-new Propeller Selector to help customers narrow down propeller options, based on their input. The new tool can be found easily at>propellers>prop selector ( Stepping through the selection process is easy and intuitive

tags: Engines

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Matching one's passion with one's vocation usually leads to wonderful results. That is exactly what happened when Captain Bernardo Herzer mixed his love for boating with his life's work of developing propane­fueled small engines. Herzer, a licensed ship's captain, spent his youth at sea. He developed a passion for the water

tags: Engines

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Volvo Penta is the official engine supplier for the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race, which is having its North American stopover in Newport, R.I., this week. “The Volvo Ocean Race serves as a crucible for developing and testing new technologies that will benefit the entire marine industry,” said Ron Huibers, president of Volvo

tags: Engines

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Mercury Marine encourages all boaters to make safety their No. 1 concern as the weather warms and boats hit the water this summer. Mercury, the world leader in marine propulsion technology, recently collaborated with Capt. Mike Genoun, host of Florida Sport Fishing TV and editor-in-chief of Florida Sport Fishing Magazine, to create a

tags: Engines

Friday, February 13, 2015

A decade ago, one system single-handedly changed the face of leisure and commercial boating. The game changer? Volvo Penta IPS. (CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – Feb. 5, 2015 – (Marine NewsWire) In the first two months of 2005, visitors from all over the world attended the London International Boat Show and Miami International Boat

tags: Engines

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – Feb. 2, 2015 – (Marine NewsWire) The first new Slane 62 convertible, which is under construction at Slane Marine’s boatyard in High Point, N.C., will be powered by twin Volvo Penta IPS3 steerable drive units. “The 62 will be one of the most fuel-efficient sportfishing boats in its class

tags: Engines

Monday, November 24, 2014

Seattle, WA – November 18, 2014 - Less than one year after announcing the formalization of their relationship, Cummins and Konrad Marine confirm they have added 480 and 550 horsepower ratings to the diesel sterndrive packages they jointly offer. The 480 rating is approved for both leisure and commercial applications. The

tags: Engines

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