Engines from Mercury, Yamaha, Volvo Penta and others that are mentioned in this month’s propulsion roundup are equipped with some form of technology that increases mid-range performance and acceleration. One of those technologies is variable valve timing. So what is VVT?
Sales activity was brisk despite the thinner crowds at the Suncoast Boat Show in Sarasota, Fla., dealers and brokers say.
Just about every propulsion company in the last 12 months has brought new product to the market in some form, whether sterndrive, outboard, diesel or electric.
The Recreational Boating Leadership Council at the American Boating Congress in May fleshed out plans to increase participation by focusing on six crucial tasks, including attracting minority-group members and younger boaters and finding ways to make boating more affordable.
WASHINGTON — Two of the most active advocates for the protection and management of America’s marine fisheries on Tuesday were given the Eddie Smith Manufacturer of the Year Award from the Center for Coastal Conservation.
WASHINGTON — The Recreational Boating Leadership Council gathered at the 2014 American Boating Congress on Monday to hammer out plans to increase boating participation by focusing on six crucial areas, including luring younger boaters into the sport and making it more affordable.
Attendance at the 32nd annual Suncoast Boat Show in Sarasota, Fla., was down by 6.8 percent compared with last year, but was 9.3 percent higher than at the 2012 show, according to Show Management, the company that owns and produces the show.
During the last 18 months, I have written several stories about the diesel/electric hybrid boats from Greenline Hybrid Yachts, a company based in Slovenia that has a growing presence in the States.
The glass bridge, with its huge high-definition multi-touch displays, has dominated the headlines in the world of electronics during the last 12 months. Garmin, Simrad, Raymarine and Furuno all offer some sort of uncluttered expansive grouping of displays for the helm station of today.
Overall gate attendance at the 29th annual Palm Beach International Boat Show increased by 3.1 percent from 2013 and the show continues to grow at a steady pace.