Naming Your New Boat

Maritime custom dictates that for good luck, you bestow a name upon a new boat, ideally before it first touches the water. Tim Bower The bite was slow. It was cold and rained every day. And his trailer got a flat tire on the way home. These were the lowlights of a trip to Lake […]

Read More

BRP Unveils Rotax Outboard Engine

The 2023 Manitou Explore 22 with Rotax outboard power and optional aft MAX Deck. Courtesy BRP BRP used its August 7 dealer meeting to reveal the new Rotax Outboard Engine, an all-new propulsion unit that will be exclusive to BRP boat brands Alumacraft, Manitou and, in Australia, Quintrex. The low-profile outboard uses a horizontal powerhead […]

Read More

BRP launches Rotax outboards, new model lineups

BRP Inc. and its marine group recently announced the all-new Rotax outboard models at its dealer event in Salt Lake City, Utah. The engine announcement paired with the unveiling of new models from the manufacturer’s Manitou pontoon and AlumaCraft lineups for MY 2023. The new Rotax Outboard Engine with Stealth Technology is initially offered in […]

Read More