Boat Tech

Two Florida marinas to offer demos of the MerCruiser Axius System

The website for the MerCruiser Axius System looks impressive. Animated graphics and CGI demonstrate how you can control and dock a boat with joystick. If … [Read more...]

Steyr Motors and Frauscher Bootswerft to introduce hybrid propulsion system

As the price of fuel rises and emission standards get tougher, the boating industry is exploring the concept of hybrid boats. Steyr Motors and Frauscher … [Read more...]

The Schottel Twin-Propeller system

While the Schottel Twin-Propeller might remind you of a kitchen device that slices and dices, the design makes a big difference when you are in the water. Featuring … [Read more...]

Scout Boats introduces hybrid boat

Scout Boats, Inc. has developed the marine industry’s first fiberglass hybrid boat, the 145 Hybrid. “Scout is an energy conscious company and we … [Read more...]

Furuno introduces NavNet 3D navigation system with advanced 3D charts

The Furuno has setup a homepage featuring details on the recently introduced NavNet 3D chart plotter. The NavNet 3D chart plotter utilities 3D Mapmedia … [Read more...]

Pedal-powered boat to cross Atlantic Ocean in 2008

Adventurers have sailed and flown across the Atlantic Ocean to set records. Now Greg Kolodziejzyk plans to pedal 3000 miles across the Atlantic in his … [Read more...]

Make your boat name light up with a custom logo

How did you pick your boat's name? Was it something special you always had in mind or did it already come painted on the boat? If you are really proud … [Read more...]

Mercury MerCruiser’s Axius System recognized for innovative achievement

Mercury MerCruiser's revolutionary Axius System was recognized today by the National Marine Manufacturer's Association and Boating Writers International … [Read more...]

XSR48 earns the name "supercar on the water"

Comparing a boat to a sportcar seems a bit of a stretch, but one look at the XSR48 in action and it is easy to see why it earned the description of "a … [Read more...]

Stainless steel propellers by SOLAS

According to the SOLAS website, one of their stainless steel propellers was submerged in polluted water for two years and still shines. SOLAS site features … [Read more...]