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Winter is Coming – Is Your Boat Ready?
There’s a chill in the air these days, and although most of us probably won’t have to deal with snow and ice, freeze damage can still be an issue for boaters. The very nature of boats – they don’t just float in the water, they also hold it in... Read more
A Day with the New Evinrude G2 200-hp Outboard
I end up testing a lot of pontoon boats for boats.com, and though they aren’t exactly my own personal cup of tea, they do have a lot of redeeming features. In fact, if I had a house on a protected bay or lake, there’d probably be a pontoon in... Read more
More New Outboard News: Yamaha F115 is Lighter, Quieter, More Efficient
  Since its introduction in 1999, the Yamaha F115 was always a sweetheart of an outboard. There are an awful lot of people running around out there with an F115 on their boats, and the vast majority of them love that outboard. But technology marches on, and Yamaha, never... Read more
New Outboard Engines: Evinrude Breaks the Mold
Outboard engines went through a major-league change, when modern four-strokes hit the market (See Outboard Smack-Down: Two-stroke versus Four for more on the topic). They became more fuel-efficient, more reliable, quieter, and better in just about every way – except weight. Evinrude kept flying the two-stroke banner, with direct-injected... Read more
A while back in “5 Tips for Kayak Fishing,” we talked about how the stealthy nature of yaks gives you a serious fishing advantage. Well, what about those of us who run full-sized bay boats and center consoles? Stealth counts for us, too. In fact, it can make the... Read more
These days, your average fishing boat owner probably has an outboard. And today’s outboards, be they two or four stroke models, run smoother, quieter, and more efficiently than ever before. But in order to keep them running this way, you need to treat them right. Here are five tips... Read more