• Motors

    OptiMax Diesel – reporting for duty

    Mercury has released a second ‘stealth’ outboard – a unique OptiMax Diesel, which has been developed exclusively for the U.S. Department of Defense. This spark-ignited, direct fuel injected two-stroke has been designed to run on ultra-low-sulphur diesel, which is readily available around the globe. In 1995 the Department of Defense decided that all petrol engines…

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    WaterSnake Shadow MkII

    Watersnake has released its Shadow MkII Bow Mount foot-controlled electric motors. The four new models have the same DNA as the top-selling predecessors in the Shadow range but with new design features. The most noticeable is the small and sleek head design that also incorporates a digital voltage meter, so you can monitor your battery’s…

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    MerCruiser’s new 6.2L sterndrives

    Mercury engineers have again shown the boating world how it’s done – creating two new engines which deliver truly impressive power and torque while providing a remarkably quiet and smooth ride. MerCruiser’s new 6.2L V-8 300hp and 350hp sterndrives are purpose-built specifically for marine use, which is why Mercury has been able to create a…

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    Marine Dynamics Hydro-Nut

    Trolling motor accessories are seldom seen, but here’s one that is starting to turn some heads! Marine Dynamics have released a product designed to increase your trolling motor’s performance. The Hydro-Nut is an accessory for electric motors and replaces the stock standard propeller nut. The wider surface area of the Hydro-Nut applies a greater force…

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    Minn Kota Ulterra

    The bar has been set to a new height with the Ulterra freshwater motor. With Auto Stow/Deploy and Power Trim, we can understand the excitement. The Ulterra comes with your choice of i-Pilot or i-Pilot Link, and a standard redesigned foot pedal with Spot Lock button, Power Trim and Stow/ Deploy all from the pedal…

  • Indepth Reviews, Motors

    MotorGuide Xi5-55 – A Year in Review

    Starlo looks back on almost a full year of intensive fishing since switching to a MotorGuide bow-mounted electric motor, and offers his frank and honest assessment of the unit’s performance to date. Last August, I told Fishing Monthly publisher, Steve Morgan, of my decision to switch to a MotorGuide electric motor on my 4.81 m…

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    ePropulsion

    Enjoying the ride without pollution. The ePropulsion always takes the social responsibility of environmental protection. Our electric outboards take a solution for zero-emission eco-friendly boating. We aim to develop a sustainable boat power system with energy harvesting system in the future. Innovating in electric power engineering, the ePropulsion specializes in innovation and technology by increasing…

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    4 new engines from Mercury

    Mercury Marine has excited boat lovers, dealers and boat builders with four new engines, which have already left the competition behind. The Verado 350 is built on Mercury’s proven 4-Stroke supercharged inline 6-cylinder technology; the Verado 350 delivers unsurpassed speed and overall performance without sacrificing durability and cruise fuel economy. The 400R is an all-new…

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    Mercury’s new 135hp 4-stroke

    Mercury Marine has added another category-leading engine to its range, with the release of its new 135hp 4-stroke EFI outboard. Designed to provide reliability and durability, no matter what is thrown at it, Mercury’s new compact 135hp 4-stroke also delivers boat lovers tremendous performance and outstanding fuel efficiency. “We’ve developed this model specifically from the feedback…

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