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BRP Offers An Inboard Jet Propulsion System For Boat Builders


BRP OFFERS AN INBOARD JET PROPULSION SYSTEM FOR BOAT BUILDERS   Valcourt, Québec, March 19, 2013 – BRP expands its marine engines portfolio by offering an in-board jet propulsion system, using its proven Rotax 4-TEC 1503 engine. BRP’s Marine Propulsion Systems division in Sturtevant, Wisconsin, formerly the Outboard Engine division, will now assemble Rotax inboard propulsion systems in addition to Evinrude outboard… More

Technical Tidbits: The Detatchable Rowboat Motors – The Early Evinrude Outboards

  • Bill Grannis

Ole Evinrude did not invent the outboard motor nor was he the first to produce one. Versions of portable propulsion systems, both gasoline and battery powered, had been around since the late 1800’s. An attorney named Cameron Waterman began manufacturing his Porto-Motor several years before Evinrude built his first prototype. It was an associate of Waterman who first used the… 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

New Evinrude Background Photos


We’ve sized these photos to perfectly fit the background of your phone, iPad, or computer.  Add some Evinrude power to your personal electronic devices!  

Tommy Skarlis on Repowering with Evinrude


As a professional angler and a member of Team Evinrude, I am allowed the privilege to help a large number of boaters “re-power” their watercraft.  Here are a few tips that will help in the “re-powering” process.   1. Choose a reputable dealer that is experienced in re-powering with an Evinrude E-TEC engine. Every “Serious” Evinrude dealer I’ve met is… More