Honda Marine debuts three new 4-stroke engines

Honda Marine has introduced the new BF4 and BF6 4-stroke outboards, along with a redesigned BF5 model. The 127cc 4-stroke, single cylinder engines offer boaters the choice of four horsepower (BF4), five horsepower (BF5) or six horsepower (BF6). All three new engines are available with either a short (15 inch/38 cm) or long (20 inch/51 …
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Mercury Marine donates engines to Surf Life Saving groups

Mercury Marine recently donated seven Mercury outboard engines to Surf Life Saving groups, an Australian and New Zealand not-for-profit community organization that promotes water safety and provides surf rescue services. Each year, Brunswick Corporation grants its Chairman’s Safety Award to three “outstanding performers” from its manufacturing, engineering and distribution facilities worldwide. Mercury Marine’s Regional Distribution …
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Ethanol and marine engines: Setting the record straight

Editor’s note: The author submitted this post in response to a recent article on the results of a Boating Industry reader survey, “Survey: Ethanol repair issues growing.” All opinions are those of the author. The article has not been edited, except where indicated with “Editor’s note.” Misinformation and scare tactics about ethanol have once again …
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PCM launches new direct injection HYPERFORMANCE engines

ORLANDO, Fla. – Pleasurecraft Marine Engine Company (PCM) has announced the introduction of a new portfolio of watersports engines featuring direct injection technology, an industry first for inboard engines. The new HYPERFORMANCE engines were officially revealed today at the 2015 Surf Expo trade show in Orlando, Fla. The company said PCM’s HYPERFORMANCE H5DI and H6DI […]
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Volvo’s Huibers on new engines, GM partnership

Volvo Penta unveiled its latest engines last week, showing off next-generation V8s and V6s at a media event in Virginia. The new sterndrive engines are based on the General Motors Gen V platform, a stark contrast from the decision by Mercury to design and manufacture its own purpose-built sterndrive engines. After the product intro, we […]
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Volvo Penta showcases next-generation V8 marine gas sterndrive engines

CHESAPEAKE, Va. –Volvo Penta today unveiled its new family of next-generation 5.3L V8 gasoline engines for the marine sterndrive market in a press preview at the company’s Test Center in Suffolk, Va. “Volvo Penta has a rich history of innovation in marine propulsion, and with these next-generation V8s, we are establishing a new industry benchmark […]
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Portland fireboats gain speed with engines from Pacific Power Group

Pacific Power Group recently teamed up with Vigor Industrial company Oregon Iron Works to supply high-speed marine engines for two new fast-response fireboats to the city of Portland. Portland upgraded its fireboat fleet to meet emergency response demand on about 150-miles of the Columbia and Willamette rivers, requiring that the new boats be fast and […]
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SeaVee Boats now offer the revolutionary Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines

STURTEVANT, Wis. – BRP’s Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines will now be installed on SeaVee Boats’ complete range of build-to-order, premier offshore boats ranging from 29 to 43 feet. With this addition, BRP further expands its portfolio of boat builders who are opting for the striking new vertical design, clean rigging package and best-in-class fuel efficiency of the […]
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Nanni Industries launches new range of marine diesel engines

Staying faithful to its values and its commitment to provide the best quality to its customers, Nanni has chosen to work with the world’s number one in its field, John Deere. The U.S. Company develops and sells innovative products of high quality since 1837, and is the world’s leader for agricultural and industrial equipment. The […]
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Tidewater to equip boats with Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines

STURTEVANT, Wis., — BRP’s  Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines will now be installed on TideWater Boats. The addition of TideWater Boats to BRP’s growing group of boat builders brings unrivaled performance, a bold breakthrough design and great value to sport fishing enthusiasts. “This really is a natural fit for BRP. The offshore enthusiasts demand performance, efficiency and reliability, all pillars of the […]
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