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 MotorWhile 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 AlternativeBoat 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
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
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.
Why Consider a Propane Outboard?
Propane outboards burn fuel 50 times – yes, you read that right, 50 times! – cleaner than even eco-friendly gasoline-powered outboards. They release very little in the way of greenhouse gases or toxic fumes. In fact, some propane-powered outboards have zero emissions!