Engines & Equipment Reviews

  1. Reviews

    Useful power tilt for Suzuki portables

    Alex Smith
    Jun 2, 2013

    Suzuki's latest portables just got better, with the introduction with a power tilt, Alex Smith explains... …Read More

  2. Reviews

    Time For legislation: the case for mandatory kill cords

    Alex Smith
    May 23, 2013

    Alex Smith argues the case for legislation following the horrific powerboat accident in Padstow …Read More

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  4. Reviews

    10 great modern sailing innovations

    Zuzana Prochazka
    May 20, 2013

    Zuzana Prochazka outlines the 10 inventions that she feels have made modern sailing better than it was in the days of whale oil and caulk …Read More

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  7. Reviews

    Use a kill cord: prevent injury or death

    Gael Pawson
    May 17, 2013

    A timely reminder to use this everyday lifesaving device whenever driving a powerboat …Read More

  8. Reviews

    How to change engine oil on a 4-stroke outboard engine

    Lenny Rudow
    May 15, 2013

    This video shows you how to change the engine oil on a four-stroke Yamaha outboard - take a look and decide if you fancy trying it yourself, or think it's worth passing on to an expert... …Read More

  9. Reviews

    10 top marine tools for boating

    Alex Smith
    May 12, 2013

    Alex Smith outlines some of the key features to look for in the perfect Skipper’s portable tool… …Read More

  10. Reviews

    Cashback for outboard buyers

    Alex Smith
    Apr 14, 2013

    When your outboard engine can cost more than a car, it's good to see a pre-season 'cashback' offer to ease the pain... …Read More

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  12. Reviews

    Choosing the right sailcloth

    Rupert Holmes
    Apr 8, 2013

    There’s a bewildering array of choices and compromises when it comes to choosing the material for new sails. Rupert Holmes guides you through the options… …Read More

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  14. Reviews

    Power Struggle: the economy of electric engines

    Alex Smith
    Mar 27, 2013

    Alex Smith wonders if the maths adds up with electric engines; excellent they may be, but at present, they don't compare very well with conventional engines, even with today's fuel prices …Read More

  15. Reviews

    The joy of outboard joysticks

    Charles Plueddeman
    Mar 13, 2013

    Evinrude, Yamaha, and Mercury had outboard joystick control systems in the water at the Miami Boat Show, on display to the public for the first time. …Read More

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