New Boat: Leen 72 Trimaran

The French builder’s flagship offers fuel-efficient cruising in a spacious package. Photos by Olivier Blanchet What cruising powerboat owner hasn’t wished for at least a shade more room and a few more nautical miles per gallon? We tend to adapt to what we have, but when we dream about our next boat, it’s probably safe […]

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Troubleshooting Tilt and Trim

Optimize Performance Troubleshooting outboard tilt and trim problems Failure of your boat’s tilt and trim feature will affect all phases of boat operation, from trimming your motor for better fuel economy to simply raising it to avoid damage when trailering. Here’s how we go about Troubleshooting Tilt and Trim. The Joys of Tilt and Trim […]

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Do I Really Need a T-Top?

T-tops, like the one on this Sea Pro, can increase comfort and perform a variety of useful functions. Courtesy Suzuki My first boat was an entry-level 21-foot center console powered by a 140-hp two-stroke outboard. When I say it was a wide-open fishing machine, I mean it was wide open. No seating, aside from a […]

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Black Friday outboard deals: 5 fantastic options

Whether you want a Black Friday outboard for trolling, tender use or auxiliary back-up, here are 5 of the best If you’ve resigned yourself to the idea that Black Friday outboards are the same price as non Black Friday outboards, think again. Discounts might be modest but uprated deals often include handy accessories like carry […]

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Candela C-8 to Debut at CES

PHOTO COURTESY OF CANDELA After the release of its electric Candela C-7 in 2019, the Swedish company is back with the first production day cruiser equipped with Candela’s electric hydrofoil system that reduces water friction by 80%, the Candela C-8. The 28-foot electric hydrofoil is set to debut at CES in Las Vegas on January […]

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First Twin V-10 Outboard-Powered Tritoon Showcased In Englewood Beach

<!– New Products: First Twin V-10 Outboard-Powered Tritoon Showcased In Englewood Beach –> Racers and fans in Englewood Beach, Fla., this weekend for the Offshore Powerboat Association Englewood Beach Waterfest World Championships will have brand-new—and at this point unique—engines to ogle before and after races. WMF Watercraft and Marine, an Avalon/Tahoe pontoon dealer that is […]

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DCB Delivers M28R Catamaran No. 15

<!– New Products: DCB Delivers M28R Catamaran No. 15 –> When DCB Performance Boats introduced the M28R Widebody catamaran in 2017, the boat was paired with then-white-hot Mercury Racing 400R outboard engines. And the El Cajon, Calif., company built seven of those 28-footers with supercharged 400-hp mills, which were the most powerful offerings in the […]

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How to Rid Your Boat of Salt and Stubborn Soap Scum

Boat ownership is a huge responsibility. While it is certainly a worthwhile endeavor, many prospective boat buyers fail to consider the many aspects of general upkeep, preventive maintenance, repairs and more that come with owning a vessel. One of the most important, yet difficult tasks involved in this pursuit is thwarting the corrosive properties of […]

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Mercury announces v10 outborad

Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has introduced the industry’s first V10 outboard with the launch of its 5.7L 350 and 400hp Verado outboard engines. The Verado’s are compatible with the latest Mercury SmartCraft technologies and will be offered with an optional dual-mode 48V/12V alternator to pair with Navico Group’s Fathom e-power […]

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Manitou receives honors at the 2022 Boat Builder Awards

BRP Inc has announced that Manitou was recognized in a total of three categories during the 2022 Boat Builder Awards, hosted by International Boat Industry (IBI) and Raymarine, at the METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam. Manitou won in the Innovative On-Board Design Solution and Rising Star categories, while getting an honorable mention in the Retail Marketing […]

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Mercury Marine Unveils V10 Outboards

Mercury Marine introduces the industry’s first V10 outboards — the all-new 350 and 400hp Verado engines FOND DU LAC, Wis. (Nov. 15, 2022) — Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today introduced the industry’s first ever V10 outboard with the official launch of its all-new 5.7L 350 and 400hp Verado® outboard engines. […]

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Mercury Marine Introduces First V10 Outboard

Mercury Marine has introduced the world’s first V10 outboard as part of its Verado line, seen here on a Boston Whaler. Mercury Marine Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, today introduced the industry’s first ever V10 outboard with the official launch of its all-new 5.7L 350 and 400hp Verado® outboard engines. Consistent with the […]

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Mercury Marine Launching V-10 Verado Outboards

<!– New Products: Mercury Marine Launching V-10 Verado Outboards –> During a press event yesterday at its Lake X product development and testing facility, Mercury Marine introduced the first-ever V-10 outboard engines in the form of 350- and 400-hp Verado models. According to a press release from the Fond du Lac, Wis., company, the SmartCraft […]

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