For the enjoyment and safety of your boating experience, staying on top of the latest information and trends regarding your boat’s engine is an imperative. The expert team at Southern Boating seeks out all the most important manufacturers for review as well as features tips on ancillary products related to the engine. As technology continues to increase the power and efficiency of the choices in the marketplace, it’s important to have a reliable resource to find information. Since 1973, Southern Boating has provided quality information to its readership about all things boating. Browse through our library of articles cover topics related to your boat’s engine including reviews of new inboard and outboard models, tips about using fuel additives, primers on the best generators, ion lithium batteries and much more.
Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning? Don’t Miss the Engine Room!

Spring cleaning your engine room has long-term benefits. A dirty engine room is like dirty fingernails; it says a lot about your boat’s overall cleanliness....
Fire Suppression System

Turn Off the Heat

Fire suppression systems designed to put out a blaze before it turns deadly. A boat fire demands quick and decisive action since even the beginnings of...
installing a windlass

The Wondrous Windlass

Heavy-duty lifting is this marine powerhouse’s job. Dropping anchor in a beautiful cove is often the goal of cruisers, who seek and set sail for...
Bow Thruster

Bow Thruster Advantages

Adding a unit is easy, and provides confidence and safety when docking in challenging conditions. Single-screw boats can be difficult to dock without aid in...

2016 Yamaha Outboards: Bigger, Faster, Better

Marine press preview Yamaha’s impressive and progressive new products. It was a fast couple of days. Very fast, in fact. Light but steady mid-Atlantic winds ruffled...