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.

Rethinking Boat Fuel

Natural gas (NG) is finally available for boaters looking for a cheaper, cleaner, safe fuel alternative Natural gas (NG) has been used for years in...

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...
an image of New outboard models from Seven Marine

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...

Mercury Marine makes a mark in Miami.

At every boat show there’s at least one company that makes a big splash with new technology or multiple product introductions. At the 2015...
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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