Category Archives: Boating Tips

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2 Stroke vs 4 Stroke Outboard Motors – What You Need to Know

Picking the right outboard motor can be as daunting as choosing the right boat. If you are not an enthusiast, you might think that 4-stroke motors bring more power-packed performance compared to 2-stroke motors. However, this is not necessarily the case at all times.

For you not to be confused about what to choose, here’s a comprehensive 2 stroke vs 4 stroke outboard motors comparison.

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Top Outboard Engines

Powerboats, speedboats and fishing yachts share one thing that makes them awesome, an outboard engine. An outboard engine is a fully-contained propulsion system mounted onto the boat’s transom. It gives them an exceptional power-to-boat ratio and outstanding fuel efficiency. An outboard engine or motor is also quieter and easier to maintain unlike a sterndrive and an inboard motor.

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The World’s Biggest Boats

Do you know that more than 90 percent of transported goods in the world are carried by boats? Not just ordinary boats, mind you, but the world’s biggest boats. These include cruise liners, oil tankers and cargo carriers. All have enormous propulsion systems that keep them moving across oceans for months.  Continue reading