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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Weight Distribution

It's all a matter of balance. Proper boat design is the result of combining optimum stability with a favorable weight distribution. A boat that runs well...
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New Outboard Models

If the get-up-and-go in your outboards got up and went and never returned, it's time to consider new power. So check out these new...

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...
tilt and trim troubleshooting

Tilt and Trim Troubleshooting

Tilt and Trim troubles? Here are some top tips for tilt and trim troubleshooting. The time you most appreciate your motor’s tilt and trim feature...
New technology aids sportfish captains

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...

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