GREENSBORO, Ga. — Three of the eight test boats at Honda Marine’s press event here this week were from Flexboat, a Brazilian builder of inflatables and RIBs with a North American distributing company in Florida headed by an enthusiastic husband and wife.
GREENSBORO, Ga. — About 10 journalists gathered Wednesday at the Ritz-Carlton Lodge on Lake Oconee for Honda Marine’s first engine-testing event in two years.
FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Chainsaws, motorized bicycles, lawnmowers, snowmobiles and Corvette engines. What do these machines have in common? Carl Kiekhaefer’s Mercury Marine manufactured them.
With 40 products introduced in 2013, FLIR Maritime, which includes Raymarine electronics, has been eager to show the world how it creates, manufactures and tests its sonar, radar, pilots, instruments, displays and thermal imaging cameras.
John Morris, founder of Bass Pro Shops, and Scott Deal, president of Maverick Boat Co., this spring shared the Eddie Smith Manufacturer of the Year Award, which is presented by the Center for Coastal Conservation to leaders in conservation advocacy.
FOND DU LAC, Wis. — The new MerCruiser 4.5-liter 250-hp sterndrive unit will be the first in a series of gasoline engines built in-house by Mercury Marine, company president John Pfeifer said Tuesday.
FOND DU LAC, Wis. — Mercury Marine introduced four new engines — 75-, 90- and 115-hp 4-strokes and a 4.5-liter 250-hp MerCruiser gasoline sterndrive.
Intrepid Powerboats of Largo, Fla., recently sold its highest-horsepower outboard-powered boat ever — the 475 Panacea with four Seven Marine 557-hp V8 outboards.
FAREHAM, England — As I completed my four-day visit to Raymarine’s global headquarters in England, it became clear that the company believes in the value of research and development and real-world testing. “Nothing can replace the experience of using the products so the end users can see and we can see how they actually operate,”…more
FAREHAM, ENGLAND — On the first full day of Raymarine’s global press event in the United Kingdom, the electronics company gave journalists a chance to look under the hood of its operations as they toured the company’s research-and-development facility on the south coast of England.