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Monday, November 25, 2019

Evinrude recently announced that it has set multiple single-boat water skiing GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™. Using boats powered by two and three 300-horsepower Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines, the Evinrude sponsored Big Pull team set four certified and pending records in the Ballet, Barefoot, Conventional Couples and Trios lines.

tags: Engines, Towables, Water Toys, Awards

Friday, November 8, 2019

A look at why an innovative diesel outboard is taking the global marine market by storm. “Cox Powertrain’s CXO300 diesel outboard is one of the hottest products on the market right now,” says Chuck Gould, Vice President of Sales for Diesel Outboard Solutions, a Virginia-based distributor for this ground-breaking

tags: Engines

Friday, October 4, 2019

It sounds simple, but there is a right and a wrong way to perform this essential task. In freshwater lakes and rivers, debris such as sand, muck, wood flotsam, and garbage are always problems for engine-cooling systems. In coastal areas, salt and brackish water raise havoc with corrosion. No matter your boating locale, flushing your

by: John Tiger

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

Friday, August 30, 2019

With more ethanol than ever before being served up at the nation’s gas station pumps this Labor Day holiday weekend, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) cautions America’s recreational boaters to avoid filling up with “Regular 88” fuel on recreational boating’s traditional last summer

tags: Engines, Law & Politics

Monday, August 26, 2019

If your vacations include being out on the water and getting back to nature, reap the benefits of a blissful getaway in a premier destination while staying “green.” New to chartering or experienced, it’s never too late to practice healthy eco-friendly habits on board. Think Global, Buy Local One of the best and

tags: Travel, Charter, Engines, Sailing

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

As summer gets in full swing, approximately 13 million pleasure boats will be entering our nation’s waters for fishing, casual cruising, and other marine-based sports. These fun days in the sun, however, may have an unintended negative impact on the environment due to the majority of these boats being gas-powered. Not only can

by: Joe Fleming, Chief Engineer for Elco Motor Yachts, www.elcomotoryachts.com

tags: Engines, Environmental Impact

Thursday, August 1, 2019

As boaters, we are inherently connected to the world around us. The feel of the sun and wind on our skin leads to a deeper awareness of the tides, currents, weather, wind direction and intensity, all of which have a great impact on our time on the water. It is this connection that makes boaters the perfect stewards of the natural

by: Jordan Balbresky

tags: Engines, Environmental Impact

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Cimco Marine AB (publ.) are developing the new generation Diesel powered outboard, with six cylinders, twin turbo, 3-liter, diesel engine from BMW as a basis. Internally the project is known as the BISON project. The next generation prototypes are currently being built and are scheduled to hit the water in early July. Start of

tags: Engines, Environmental Impact

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Evinrude recently announced the expansion of the revolutionary Evinrude E-TEC G2 product line to include 115 H.O., 140HP, and 150HP models. Evinrude’s extended line-up is designed to give more boaters confidence on the water – in any situation. Confidence Through Innovation and Performance Shattering the paradigm for

tags: Company Expansions, Engines

Monday, July 8, 2019

The new Mercury Racing 450R outboard is purpose designed for the high-performance disciple craving unrelenting power. Steeped in Mercury Racing DNA, the 450R features a 4.6-liter V8 FourStroke powerhead boosted by an exclusive Mercury Racing supercharger to produce 450 peak propshaft horsepower and 40 percent higher torque than the

tags: Company Expansions, Engines, Racing