Engines & Equipment Reviews

  1. Reviews

    The kill cord MENSA test

    Alex Smith
    Sep 23, 2013

    Alex Smith ponders the realities of the wide variety of kill cords on the market and concludes that the terminals should be standardised. …Read More

  2. Reviews

    Anchors: a new generation; Bugel, Manson, Supreme, Rocna, Spade

    Rupert Holmes
    Sep 6, 2013

    Rupert Holmes catches up with the latest in anchor technology and finds the latest generation offers significantly improved performance. …Read More

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  4. Reviews

    Small outboard motors for big boats

    Alex Smith
    Aug 26, 2013

    Alex Smith takes a closer look at the latest small outboards from Suzuki …Read More

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  7. Reviews

    Honda and Tohatsu hook up

    Alex Smith
    Aug 22, 2013

    A new deal between Honda and Tohatsu will see Tohatsu moving into a much larger power bracket than they ever before …Read More

  8. Reviews

    Solar power: ingenious solutions for boaters

    Alex Smith
    Jul 24, 2013

    Alex Smith examines the principles behind solar power and looks at some of the more ingenious marine applications… …Read More

  9. 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

  10. 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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  12. Reviews

    10 great modern sailing innovations

    Zuzana Prochazka
    May 21, 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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  14. 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

  15. Reviews

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

    Lenny Rudow
    May 16, 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

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