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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 »


Buzzi’s Test Base

It’s a man-made physical feature now visible to us from space, thanks to Google Maps’ images of northern Italy’s Lake Como. What you see on the computer screen, though, is… 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 »


An All-Titanium Yacht

The article on titanium in the August/September 2011 issue of Professional BoatBuilder (No. 132) discusses, in a sidebar, the 42′/12.8m Titan Lady—a sailing cruiser custom built entirely of titanium, including… Read more »