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Evinrude’s Guide to a Boat Show

  • Bill Grannis

The best time to buy a boat is during the off-season and attending boat shows can help potential buyers find special deals, packages, incentives, etc. It’s also a great way to get to know different dealers and manufacturers. The Miami Boat Show, one of the biggest in the country, is just around the corner (February 14th -18th). So, we thought… More

Technical Tidbits: Tug of War Behind-the-Scenes


By: Bill Grannis   Last October on LakeSheen in central Florida, an Evinrude E-TEC 150hp and the new Mercury 4-stroke 150hp battled it out in a drag race, a top-speed run, and with a tug-of-war to see which engine was best in class. Over a three day period bass boats and center-consoles rigged with 150hp outboards and driven by experienced… More

Recipe Card: Caribbean Cuisine for Christmas

  • Bill Grannis

Bill Grannis loves getaways to the Caribbean for many reasons; two of them being the delightful reunion with conch and Kalik. Kalik Beer is native to the Bahamas. So, Bill makes himself a nice fresh conch salad and sips on a cold beer. Interested in trying a new recipe over the holidays? Check out Bill’s post below. He shares his… More

Requirements for a Successful Re-power Project with Bill Grannis

  • Bill Grannis

  When the time comes to upgrade your outboard for a later model, it’s not a matter of just bolting on the new engine and heading out to the water. There are a number of items that should be inspected, repaired, or replaced in addition to installing a new engine. Some of these components, if not up to spec, may… More

Technical Tidbits: Winterizing Your Outboard

  • Bill Grannis

Bill Grannis, Evinrude technician and historian   Now that Fall is here and the warm weekends have disappeared, it’s time to think about that inevitable seasonal chore called winterizing. You may not experience freezing temperatures where you live, but your boat and motor still have to be prepared for long-term storage. Your dealer, the owners manual, boating internet forums, and… More