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...
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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...
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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...

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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Cox Diesel Outboard: CXO300

A new Diesel Outboard from Cox Powertrain is a real game changer. Introducing the Cox Diesel Outboard CXO300. Several years ago, I was touring a...
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