Outboards

Outboards
Outboards are the most popular type of boat engine. Some center consoles can boast five outboard engines—meaning that the market for these is growing, but so is the upkeep. Be it one outboard or five, Southern Boating provides tips, tricks and general information on this widely used type of engine.
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When Your Outboard Goes Under: Dunked Outboard Rescue

How to save your outboard motor from a watery demise. Once in every boat owner’s life, it’s likely to happen. A Titanic tragedy it is...

Volvo Penta’s All-Aluminum V8

A power-to-weight ratio champion Power-to-weight ratio is a key factor in boat performance. Lighter boats need less horsepower to run properly, which saves fuel, reduces...
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Barefoot World Record

Will this video of the Barefoot World Record be the most ridiculous thing you see today? It's very possible. Evinrude announced today a new Guinness World...
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Steady On Sportfishing

New technology can keep your outboard-powered boat stationary with safety and angling benefits. Sportfishing is a hit-or-miss proposition—you drop a bait over a specific spot...

Yamaha’s Helm Master: Total Control!

Warning! When the Yamaha Helm Master system is in action, your outboard engines may be positioned at crazy angles that look catawampus, asymmetrical or...

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