Outboards

Mercury 400R Carbon Edition a feast for the eyes

mercury 400r carbon edition

MERCURY Racing has proudly revealed its 400R Carbon Edition, an exotic high-performance Verado outboard with a stunning cowl sculpted out of lightweight carbon fibre composite. The Carbon Edition 400R sets the new benchmark when it comes to bold, aggressive visuals, and sits comfortably next to its Phantom Black and Cold Fusion White 400R siblings. Of course, something that looks this …

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SeaPro powering the clean-up of Northland, NZ

seapro sea cleaners

“We have had the boat in the water and the engine is just superb,” said Hayden Smith, a founder and one of the driving forces behind Sea Cleaners. “We carry heavy loads so we’ve propped the boat for a lot of torque and the SeaPro has plenty of power to turn it. The engine is really responsive, and being a …

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Outboard emissions standards timetable announced

outboard emissions standards

ORIGINALLY planned for early 2016, the election effectively delayed outboard emissions standards by a year. The government Update Paper announced just before Christmas sees the Bill introduced to Parliament in February/March, with the final bill passed and regulations in place by August. Importers will then have up to nine months to plan for final shipments to arrive. The final date …

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New lightweight Yamaha F90 four-stroke

yamaha f90 new

This remarkable achievement means improved performance and better balance when fitted on hulls in this category. The F90 is based on the F115B’s four-cylinder power unit. The F90’s reduction in weight and improved compactness is achieved by adopting a SOHC design actuating four valves per cylinder. This unique valvetrain design was first seen in Yamaha’s award-winning F70A, one of the …

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