New Honda 100 HP Outboard Hits the Water
It’s been a long time since Honda Marine introduced any new models, so we’re stoked to hear about the new BF100. Why should you even consider a 100 HP outboard, when Honda (as well as most of its competitors) have 115 HP models? Because at 366 pounds, the BF100... Read more
Why Get Electric Start in a Small Outboard?
I used to think it was just plain wimpy to get an outboard of 25-hp or less, and use an electric starter instead of the good old pull-cord. Maybe it was just a matter of youthful pride, maybe I was just pig-headed, or maybe I just didn’t know better,... Read more
The Triple Outboard Engine Craze – Is it Crazy?
The knee-jerk reaction to this question is, invariably, yes – putting triple outboards on the transom of your boat surely seems nuts. But almost everyone follows up this admission by laughing and then pointing out that they love running or riding on one of these super-juiced fishing machines. More... Read more
In a nutshell, the answer to the above question is now “yes”. A company called Lehr has started producing propane outboards, and these things seem to be catching on. The advantages of using propane are pretty significant: instead of filling a fuel tank at the gas station, you can... Read more
Both two-stroke and four-stroke outboard engines have, as a rule, come a darn long way in the past decade or so. We used to have to deal with smelly, noisy, unreliable engines that took the pleasure right out of running your boat. But today’s outboards, be they new-tech two-strokes... Read more