The first installation of Torqeedo’s Deep Blue 40-hp electric outboard motor was completed on a newly redesigned Calypso Classic skiff. The Calypso Classic hull, built and used in the Caribbean for generations, is now paired with Torqeedo’s electric propulsion. The 80-hp Deep Blue requires two high-voltage batteries, but the new 40-hp option requires just one,…more
Today’s outboards burn less fuel and are quieter, cleaner and more efficient. The transition from carbureted 2-stroke engines to direct fuel-injected 2-strokes to 4-strokes with variable valve timing has changed the boating experience.
Anchors Away Boatyard, in Hampstead, N.C., now offers certified outboard service for Honda, Mercury, Yamaha and Suzuki through a new partnership with Black Dog Marine. Black Dog is a new company whose principal, Eric Wingo, has been in the marine repair business for nearly two decades. “I think the industry trend is toward smaller, more…more