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March 27, 2014

Outboard Basics: Keep Your Engine Running Strong

Fish longer with proper engine knowledge and care

Power Choices

Bear in mind that outboard boats have maximum-horsepower ratings, so for safety’s sake, avoid exceeding this. At the same time, an underpowered boat will struggle to stay on plane, and can become -overwhelmed in rough seas. For top efficiency and performance, power your boat at or just slightly below its maximum-horsepower rating.