Last weekend an 11-year-old girl in New Jersey and a 19-year-old man in Ohio were killed while participating in a seemingly harmless activity — swimming near a boat dock.
With its new 350-hp DF350A, Suzuki has introduced more than just its largest outboard to date. It’s also the first high-output outboard with counter-rotating propellers.
When it comes to electric motors in a boat, people like the environmental friendliness. They love the super-quiet operation and even the instant torque. But one concern still looms.
Suzuki today introduced its largest outboard motor to date at the Boca Raton Resort and Spa in Florida.
For the past five years, personal watercraft sales have grown annually, and it’s estimated that total sales will top 60,000 units this year for the first time since 2008.
No one in the marine industry looks back on 2009 as a good year. For Formula Boats, however, the economic collapse that crippled the country resulted in a change in course that led to the most successful introduction in the company’s storied history, the 430 SSC.