Engines

Engines
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.
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...

Inside Outboards

Suzuki’s newest portable outboards mark a significant milestone. Sometimes an event happens before your eyes and you take it at face value. More often than not,...

Small Boat Performance

Four ways to optimize your get up and go! Feeling sluggish and inadequate? Eagerly awaiting that weekend water time but worried your small boat won’t...

Hull-Prop Relationship

The prop you select must synch with both your engine and your hull. Do you feel a vibration when your boat is running at speed? Does...

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