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Monday, November 16, 2020

When talk comes to modern outboards, it’s clear that, like today’s tow vehicles, they’re engineered and built better than ever. They run better, burn less fuel, idle more smoothly, and have more power than their older brothers of yesteryear. You don’t get something for nothing, as the old saying goes, and so

by: John Tiger

tags: Software & Apps, Engines, Smart Technology

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Scania, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of engines for boats, trucks, buses and industrial applications, announced today the expansion of its longstanding partnership with Maritimo to include boats built for the United States and Canada. Effective immediately, Scania’s 16-liter V8 and 13-liter in-line six-cylinder

tags: Company Expansions, Engines

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Laborde Products, headquartered in Covington, Louisiana, will be taking lead of all sales, service, and dealer development for Scania marine engines, ranging from 220 to 1,150 hp, for the Gulf Coast and Inland Waterways Regions. These regions are comprised of Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Southern

tags: Company Expansions, Engines, South Coast

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Dometic Marine has won a coveted NMMA Innovation Award for its breakthrough new Electric Power Assist Steering System. The award was announced during the opening ceremonies of the 2020 IBEX Show, a virtual boating industry event running through October 2. The awards were judged by a panel of top boating writers, evaluating a variety

tags: Awards, Engines, Retrofitting

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

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