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Mercury and Suzuki roll out new engines

Mercury's new 250-hp gas sterndrive was designed and manufactured in-house.Four new Mercury engines have hit the water: 75-, 90- and 115-hp 4-stroke outboards and a 4.5-liter 250-hp MerCruiser gasoline sterndrive.
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Evinrude unveils new E-TEC outboards

The E-TEC G2 engines are entirely new - inside and out.When the major engine manufacturers began pumping out 4-stroke outboards more than a decade ago, venerable 2-stroke technology seemed to be riding into the sunset. Evinrude says it is about to turn that notion on its head this fall with the introduction of a 2-stroke unlike anything you’ve seen.



Seamanship Quiz - August 2014

Test your knowledge with these Coast Guard license exam prep questions from the National Captain’s Institute




Helping hand

A 53-foot sportfisherman ran aground this spring and began taking on water off Disappearing Island in Ponce Inlet, Fla. The seven people on board were taken off the boat by a salvage crew and the Coast Guard.

August 2014 issue


Deep draft

Photo by Michael Cevoli

Camera: Canon EOS-7D

Shutter speed: 1/40 second

Lens focal length: 24mm

Aperture: f/4.5

ISO: 1,250

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