Mercury unveils its latest in-house sterndrive; Volvo Penta will expand its Gen V lineup at IBEX...more
Wary at first, boatbuilders are gravitating to the technology and the advantages it offers...more
Enhanced below-the-boat images are among the advances electronics manufacturers are offering...more
Consumers are demanding increasing sophistication from the boats they buy, reflecting the conveniences and advances they have come to expect in modern automobiles. Marine technology companies are responding, developing smarter and more sophisticated electronics, cleaner, quieter and more powerful engines, and pod drives and joystick systems.
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Volvo Penta of the Americas today gave a dozen journalists a sneak peek at its new sterndrive gasoline engines — two V8 5.3-liter engines in 300- and 350-hp models and a V6 4.3-liter engine with 280 horses. These powerplants use General Motors Generation V engines with increased technology.
The Interlux Boat Paint Guide has gone digital with a free app for Apple iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.
Mercury Marine opened a new million-dollar training center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, designed to offer a learning environment for Mercury Marine dealer and service center technicians.
It could only be called destiny: My dad spent the idle hours of his teenage years looking out over the Hudson River from his fire-escape tenement perch on the West Side of Manhattan, my mom doing her chores while looking out the kitchen window at the Ottawa River as it flowed through Pembroke, Ontario.
Furuno USA is looking to connect with consumers through Facebook and will be rewarding fans for “liking” its page by running a contest.
In what appears to be a successful business venture from the start, H2O Sports Manufacturing, which opened eight months ago in Americus, Ga., said it is adding jobs after seeing a recent sales spike.
Fishfinding marine electronics manufacturer Lowrance announced a renewed OEM partnership with Phoenix Bass Boats.
The technical program was finalized for the Nov. 3-7 World Maritime Technology Conference at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence.
BRP signed angler and broadcast personality Cyril Chauquet as an Evinrude ambassador.
Safety and survival technologies manufacturer ACR Electronics said it broadened its range of maritime devices with the introduction of new Class A and Class B Automatic Identification Systems transceivers.