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.
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
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.
How Much Do Outboard Motors WeighDepending on the type of watercraft you have and the type of motor you need, you can find outboard motors ranging from as light as just 13 kg/29.5 lbs for a 2.3 hp engine to as heavy as 497kg/1094 lbs for a 627 hp motor! We're breaking it down for you.
How to Winterize Outboard Motors
If you live in a climate that prevents you from using outboard motors year-round, it’s important to winterize so that your machines will be ready to perform for you during the next boating season.