Honda Marine’s new BF4 and BF6 kickers and redesigned BF5 outboard are built on a 127cc single-cylinder 4-stroke engine in short- (15 inches) and long-shaft (20 inches) configurations.
Features include a new decompression mechanism for easier starting, a one-push stop switch and rubber mounts that reduce vibration and engine noise. The outboards have an integrated 1.5-liter tank; a charging system for electronic devices is optional. $1,875-$2,150. Honda Marine, Alpharetta, Georgia, (770) 497-6400. marine.honda.com
This article originally appeared in the December 2016 issue.