National Marine Electronics Association 2000, or N2K standards, are steadily gaining traction as high-bandwidth products...more
MILWAUKEE — Propulsion system and power sport manufacturer BRP kept its cards close to its vest when it invited marine...more
Bigger outboards, cleaner inboards and electronics integration ...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.
Mercury Marine introduced a “Repower Revolution” promotion that offers consumers a choice between promotional financing for repower engines and repower rebate dollars when they buy a qualifying engine.
Mercury Marine joined forces with Florida Sport Fishing TV personality Mike Genoun to help educate boaters about invasive species.
More of today’s boat buyers are looking for the best of the best — vessels with all of the latest technological bells and whistles. And, of course, a huge part of the purchase is the propulsion package, so Yamaha Motor Corp. is making sure its engines offer the highest levels of performance, reliability, technology and…more
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Yamaha Motor Corp. announced Thursday night that it will introduce four new models of 4-stroke outboards from 115 to 250 hp in 2015 — all engineered to meet the needs of the freshwater market.
The first leg of the world’s toughest bluewater race, the Volvo Ocean Race, begins Saturday morning when the seven-yacht fleet sets off from Alicante, Spain, bound for Cape Town, South Africa.
Cruising World and Sailing World magazines announced the nominees for the 2015 Boat of the Year awards on Wednesday at the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Md.
The industrial technology division of the ZF Group said Martin Meissner was named marketing and communications manager for North America.
The Monaco Yacht Show is known for luxury yachts set amid immaculate scenery, but a different breed of boat was introduced this year.
Volvo Penta said the Fort Ripley, a new offshore emergency response boat that is entering service in Charleston, S.C., is the first commercial vessel in North America to be powered by triple Volvo Penta IPS drives.
Among the many new-product introductions at the International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition & Conference last week was Mastervolt’s presentation of smartphone and tablet wireless interface for its CZone digital switching technology.