OXE Marine, in a company statement, said that its diesel outboard series received Environmental Protection Agency approval for model year 2021. The company said its outboards have a belt-driven propulsion system that allows a hydraulic multifriction gearbox to be mounted, so the engine can handle significantly higher loads than a traditional outboard.
The Association of Marina Industries’ Training Institute announced the 2021 calendar for certification courses. A virtual Intermediate Marina Management course will meet Wednesdays and Thursdays from Feb. 3-25. In-person courses are planned for March 7-11 in Austin, Texas, and Oct. 31-Nov. 4 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. In-person Advanced Marina Management courses are scheduled for March 21-26 in Charleston, S.C., and Dec. 5-10, in Jacksonville, Fla. Click here for more information.