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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!

2016 Yamaha Outboards: Bigger, Faster, Better

Marine press preview Yamaha’s impressive and progressive new products. It was a fast couple of days. Very fast, in fact. Light but steady mid-Atlantic winds ruffled...

Protect your boat from lightning

Eluding Zeus’ Wrath: Protect your boat from lightning Studies indicate that the odds of your boat being hit by lightning are about 1,000 to 1....
Fire Suppression Systems

Best Types of Fire Suppression Systems

Up in Smoke: fixed fire suppression systems Other than “Man overboard!” hearing “Fire!” may be the most frightening sound aboard a vessel, especially one that...

Fuel Storage

Don't Fuel Around. Oil is the result of decaying matter of once-living organisms compacted over untold tens of millions of years. As layer upon layer of...
hybrid IPS Volvo Penta

Volvo’s Hybrid IPS

Volvo Penta’s popular pod drive is going green with a Hybrid IPS. Eco-conscious captains might feel fuel is flowing foolishly when throwing down the throttles...

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