Tag Archives: outboard engines

Island Water World Honor Clifton Wilson

 As Island Waster World prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary in March it will also be honoring Mr. Clifton Wilson who will have spent nearly 45 years working for the company. Affectionately known as ‘Cliffy’, Mr. Wilson joined Island Water World in 1972 when the …

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A Cruiser’s DIY Toolbox

A Cruiser's Toolbox: Sail repairs while on passage

Whenever I’m given the choice on clearance forms whether our boat classifies as a Commercial Vessel or Pleasure Craft, I fight the urge to draw another box with the label ‘Floating Workshop’ or ‘Sailing Building Site’. Not that life on …

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Which Dinghy Outboard Motor is Right For You?

Photo by Roger Marshall

Should you buy a two-stroke, four stroke, or electric outboard? There are good reasons to look at all of them to make an informed decision. It often comes down to how much smoke/pollution you are willing to put up with, …

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BRP to Begin Testing Next-Gen Biofuel

Sturtevant, Wis., May 9, 2012 – Bombadier Recreational Products (BRP) began a program in May to test butanol-extended biofuel in a variety of recreational marine engines for Argonne National Laboratory, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Office. …

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