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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Japanese outboard motor manufacturer, Tohatsu Corporation, has started deliveries of the first production units of its newest model line-up, MFS75/90/115, to worldwide distributors. “We are excited to introduce our new lineup of four stroke outboards,” says Isami Hyuga, President of Tohatsu America Corporation.

tags: Engines

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Lowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, announced today the expansion of its award-winning Lowrance Ghost® freshwater trolling motor design with the new Ghost 52 and 60. The new Ghost 52 and 60 models – with 52- and 60-inch shafts, respectively – bring all the benefits and features of the

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Engines, Fishing

Monday, August 31, 2020

Volvo Penta is requesting images, videos and stories from boaters enjoying the versatility of the Volvo Penta Forward Drive in a user-generated content campaign titled “Be a Featured Forward Driver.” Entrants will be eligible to win a variety of prizes, such as a GoPro HERO8 camera or a wakesurf board. Contributed content

tags: Engines, Lifestyle, Promotions & Giveaways

Saturday, August 29, 2020

Mercury Marine® today unveiled its Bravo Four S™ forward‑facing drive with Smart Tow® controls, a new drive system for MerCruiser® engines that elevates the art of crafting perfect wakes for wakesurfing, wakeboarding and other tow sports. Digital controls that coordinate ballast, surf tabs and propulsion

tags: Engines, Smark Technology, Towing, Water Toys

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Scania, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of engines for boats, trucks, buses and industrial applications, announced today the availability of its new powerful and lightweight range of engines – fully emissions certified for the U.S. pleasure craft market. A robust line-up commanded by a 900 HP, six-cylinder,

tags: Engines

Saturday, July 25, 2020

We’ve all seen this… an angler gets his reel snarled with a tangle of fishing line. He cuts it all off, throws it in the lake, and re-strings his reel. Seems harmless enough, right? After all, that mess just sinks to the bottom, and never bothers anyone. Wrong. First, monofilament fishing line doesn’t sink; at

by: John Tiger

tags: Do It Yourself (DIY), Engines, Service & Repair

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

ePropulsion, the global leader in marine electric propulsion systems and services, recently announced the Spirit 1.0 Plus electric outboard motor is now available in the United States from its national distributors Mack Boring (East Coast) and Four Seas (West Coast). The innovative Spirit 1.0 Plus system provides lightweight,

tags: Engines, Environmental Impact

Sunday, July 5, 2020

Evinrude reinforced their commitment to customers that the company will continue to support its E-TEC and E-TEC G2 engine customers well into the future. With over 1,000 dealers and distributors globally, the brand will continue to honor manufacturer limited warranties and extended service contracts and will supply customers and

tags: Engines

Friday, July 3, 2020

Mercury Marine recently announced full compatibility of all Mercury SmartCraft‑capable engines with the new 1st Mate Safety and Security System. This technology comprises an intelligent hub, a set of wearable products and a mobile‑device app that integrate with a boat's propulsion systems to provide potentially lifesaving

tags: Company Expansions, Engines, Safety, Smart Technology, Software & Apps

Monday, June 22, 2020

Effective August 1st, Mack Boring & Parts Co. will assume additional marine territory in the Great Lakes Region of the United States to include Northern Illinois and Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Northern Ohio, and Wisconsin. Mack Boring & Parts Co. currently represents Scania’s latest marine platform: 13- and

tags: Company Expansions, Engines

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