Elco-Motor-Yachts and electric outboards

Elco Electric Motoryachts

Hinckley_Dasher is electric power for boats

Electric Power for Boats

hybrid IPS Volvo Penta

Volvo’s Hybrid IPS

Engine & Upkeep

Engine & Upkeep
Keeping up with your engine and general maintenance can feel overwhelming without the right tools. That’s why Southern Boating breaks the upkeep your boat needs into manageable articles. View our information on inboard engines, outboards, electric, systems, generators, hulls, and general maintenance. Check back soon—new Engine and Upkeep posts are added weekly!

The Wood Factor

Keep your varnished wood trim or rails in Bristol fashion. Back in the day, during high school summer vacations, I was a yard snipe at...
New Equipment from FLIBS

FLIBS 2015 New Equipment Offerings

Power up! Last month we featured 38 of the must-see new boats making their debut in Fort Lauderdale. In this installment, we present some...

Raritan Engineering’s Tru-Design Ball Valves

Tru-Design Ball Valves from Raritan Engineering can be assembled to a thru-hull, eliminating the need for a bonding system. They are suitable for use...

Know Your Exhaust System

Marine exhaust systems for inboard engines can be divided into two basic types—dry and wet exhausts. Dry exhaust systems have been around the longest...

Installing a Battery Charger

Maintaining your boat’s battery is crucial for performance and increased service life. Keeping it properly charged can be an issue, particularly for vessels that...

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