Author: Eric Colby


Blueprint for Speed

A week after a white-knuckle 106-mph ride in his 39′ (11.9m) Nor-Tech offshore performance boat, Jamie Pellizzi was looking down at his boat’s GPS while his friend Nick Buis drove…. Read more »


The Right Ratio

Many people think of multispeed transmissions as a performance or go-fast accessory for boats, but one manufacturer is hoping to make inroads with military or commercial applications of its three-speed… Read more »


Know the Flow

It’s a Sunday afternoon and you’ve got the water to yourself. After checking the gauges and seeing that everything is okay, you nail the throttles on your stepped-hull performance boat…. Read more »


GM Duramax Power

A Swedish diesel engine marinizer is now offering marine versions of General Motors’ popular 6.6-liter (403-cu-in) Duramax diesel offered in Chevrolet and GMC heavy-duty trucks. Sweden Marinediesel signed an OEM… Read more »


Bolt-on Diesel Power

Owners or buyers of boats with bracket-mounted outboards now have an alternative when it comes to powering their boat. Yanmar Marine of Adairsville, Georgia, and Armstrong Nautical Products of Stuart,… Read more »


Power Trip

Transmissions are often overlooked when people start thinking about big power for their boats, whether buying something new or re-powering. For years, the high-performance transmission of choice was the Super… Read more »