Engines & Parts Reviews

  1. Reviews

    Suzuki DF15A: Long Term Outboard Engine Test

    Lenny Rudow
    Aug 18, 2015

    After three years running this small Suzuki with EFI and battery-less ignition, here's what we’ve learned. …Read More

  2. Reviews

    Mercury Racing OptiMax… Diesel? Yes, Diesel.

    Charles Plueddeman
    Jun 12, 2015

    A re-tuned Mercury OptiMax direct-injection system and redesigned combustion chambers lets this 3.0-liter V6 run on diesel, which will help the Navy break its gasoline habit. …Read More

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  4. Reviews

    Mercury 150 Four Stroke Outboard Video: First Look

    Lenny Rudow
    May 17, 2015

    We found the Mercury 150 Four Stroke outboard engine temptingly quiet and smooth. …Read More

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  7. Reviews

    Internet on Boats: Stay Connected while Getting Away

    May 11, 2015

    There are plenty of good options for internet access when you are cruising on your boat. …Read More

  8. Reviews

    The Outboard Expert: Outboard Oil Facts and Myths

    Charles Plueddeman
    May 5, 2015

    You know oil is the life-blood of your four-stroke outboard engine, but which blood gives the most life? …Read More

  9. Reviews

    Mercury Marine: Black Is The New Green

    Matt Trulio
    May 5, 2015

    Think the world’s biggest marine power company is dirty? Think again. …Read More

  10. Reviews

    Simrad Halo Radar: Pulse Meets Broadband

    Lenny Rudow
    May 1, 2015

    By combining traditional pulse radar with Broadband technology, the new Simrad Halo radar sees both near and far. …Read More

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  12. Reviews

    Gear Review: FLIR Ocean Scout 320

    Lenny Rudow
    Apr 25, 2015

    Can you see me now? With this little puppy, even in complete darkness the answer is yes. …Read More

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  14. Reviews

    Top 10 New Inexpensive Boating Goodies of 2015

    Lenny Rudow
    Apr 18, 2015

    These nifty new pieces of boat gear all cost under $150—and any one of them will make 2015 a better year for boaters. …Read More

  15. Reviews

    Should the Fuel Hoses On My Boat Have Labels?

    Ed Sherman
    Apr 3, 2015

    There are standards for identifying the type of fuel hose used, but not the purpose of each hose. Many builders skip the step of labeling hoses, leaving it up to boat owners to do the detective work. …Read More

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