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3 Tips for Boating on a Budget

3 Tips for Boating on a Budget

Love the idea of owning a boat but not the idea of spending all your hard-earned cash to make it a reality? You’re not alone! But fear not, it is possible to enjoy all the joys that come with being a boat owner, and still have money left over for the rest of life’s pleasures.

Why Repower Your Boat with an Upgraded Outboard Motor

Why Repower Your Boat with an Upgraded Outboard Motor

While boat hulls can easily last many years, engines tend to show their age much sooner. If your outboard motor hasn’t been delivering like it should, it may be time for a change. Fortunately, that doesn’t necessarily mean buying a new boat.
New Outboard Boat Motor Technology Delivers Great Fuel Alternative

New Outboard Boat Motor Technology Delivers Great Fuel Alternative

Boat lovers are jumping on board to do their part for the environment—and to better enjoy the beauty of nature. They’re looking to propane powered outboard motors for a quieter, more pleasant-smelling ride, with considerably less adverse environmental impact than gasoline.
Boating Safety Rules and Checklist

Boating Safety Rules and Checklist

From the time your craft enters the water or pulls away from the dock until it’s removed from the water or properly secured back at the dock, you’re responsible for following boating safety rules to ensure the safety of your passengers and crew as well as comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing boating in the waters you’re navigating.

 

Outboard Motor EPA Compliance For Portable Fuel Components – What You Need to Know

Outboard Motor EPA Compliance For Portable Fuel Components – What You Need to Know

Effective January 1, 2011, the U.S. EPA began requiring that all portable fuel systems manufactured for use with gasoline-powered marine engines in the U.S. produce zero evaporative emissions. Find out what it means for your outboard motor fuel tank and engine.

EFI vs. a Standard 4 Stroke Outboards

EFI vs. a Standard 4 Stroke Outboards

When choosing 4 stroke outboards – depending on the horsepower range you need for your craft – one of the decisions you’ll need to make is whether you want an electronic fuel-injected (EFI) engine or a standard, carbureted four-stroke.