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  • 60r

    Fishing niche lets engine builders net new markets


    Engine makers are repurposing purpose-built products for smaller market segments

  • torqeedo-travel-easy-to-carry

    Trends in Electric Outboards


    In the February/March issue of IBI, Craig Ritchie takes an in-depth look at the latest trends in the Outboard Engine segment – an area of fast-paced innovation and one of the brightest stars in the global leisure marine business with unit sales up some 30% over the last ten years. ...

  • Evinrude
    Product Launch

    Evinrude launches 150hp power tiller


    The E-TEC G2 Power Tiller from Evinrude Hailed as the industry’s first 150hp tiller-controlled outboard with integrated power steering assist and digital shift and throttle, the E-TEC G2 Power Tiller from Evinrude was designed with beginner to advanced anglers in mind. Combining the power tiller ...

  • Torqeedo - Candela speed boat

    Torqeedo links with ZF to develop next-generation sailing yacht systems


    Torqeedo recently announced a number of new partnerships including one with ZF which is set to take electric yachting to a new level. This new relationship plans to deliver next-generation sailing yacht systems: powerful, silent, steerable electric sail-drives and clean energy independence for yachts. It is anticipated that new products ...

  • Chinese travelers

    Chinese companies struggle to meet commitments

    2020-02-13T16:20:00Z IBI

    Many marine companies in China are still unable to recommence production after the extended three-week New Year shut down.

  • Mercury's next-generation 75, 90 and 115 hp four-strokes

    Mercury Marine’s technology, product mix unveiled in Miami


    Attending his first Miami International Boat Show (MIBS) as Mercury Marine president is “a little bit intimidating,” admits Chris Drees, who took the helm at the company following two years of more than 150 engine model introductions, but he doesn’t feel any pressure.

  • Yamaha Marine Sales by Product

    Marine sales outpace consolidated results at Yamaha Motor

    2020-02-12T17:16:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    Japan’s Yamaha Motor reported a dip in 2019 sales, offset by 2% growth in the company’s Marine business which accounts for 21% of annual revenues

  • Volvo Penta Production Facility in Lexington, TN

    Volvo Penta begins production of Seven Marine outboards in Tennessee


    Volvo Penta has announced the start of production and assembly of Seven Marine outboards at its facility in Lexington, Tennessee. As of January 2020, the entire line-up of Seven Marine engines has been incorporated into the Volvo Penta production process.

  • Outboard engines

    Higher horsepower drives outboard engine sales to 13-year high


    US consumer demand for newer, technologically advanced, higher horsepower engines has driven US outboard sales to a 13-year high, nearly reaching pre-recession sales levels, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA).

  • Brunswick's David Foulkes

    Brunswick details full year performance on analyst call

    2020-01-30T15:18:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan, Tony Esposito

    Despite a slight decline in 2019 sales, the industry’s largest company reports strong earnings with solid margin growth, delivering shareholders a tenth consecutive year of EPS gains. CEO David Foulkes tells analysts this afternoon why the company is ’built to win’

  • Tohatsu MFS115A

    Tohatsu launches its most powerful engine to date


    The Japanese outboard motor specialist revealed an all-new prototype of the MFS115A in Düsseldorf this week

  • Yanmar 6LF

    Yanmar launches two new engine series


    Two new engine series, the 6LF and 6LT, were launched by Yanmar Marine International at Boot Düsseldorf this week.

  • FPT Industrial

    FPT Industrial to supply engines to Yanmar


    Italian engine specialist FPT Industrial has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Yanmar to develop and supply marine engines.

  • Racing propeller 600

    Mercury introduces new sterndrive propeller


    600HP-Rated CNC Cleaver designed, developed and manufactured by Mercury Racing in-house

  • Sam Thorpe

    Barrus expands marine leisure team


    British marine engine and equipment distributor EP Barrus has appointed Sam Thorpe to the role of dealer auditor and boat technical support for its Marine Leisure Division.

  • CXO300 at Marstrand Boat Show (002)

    Cox hopes to start CXO300 production in early 2020


    Cox Powertrain Ltd plans to manufacture 2,000 units of its new CXO300 outboard diesel engine in 2020 once it has the required approvals from the US’s Environmental Protection Agency and the European RCD.

  • Yamaha boat & engines

    Yamaha Motor’s share price jumps 13% on Q3 results

    2019-11-15T15:02:00Z IBI , by Arlene Sloan

    Japan’s top manufacturer of outboard motors, personal watercraft, and boats reported a 4% increase in marine revenues for the first nine months of 2019, and confirmed the company’s outlook for year-end results

  • Brunswick's David Foulkes

    Brunswick’s Q3 net sales down 5.7%

    2019-10-24T15:35:00Z By Arlene Sloan,

    US-based Brunswick Corporation reported financial results through the end of September showing anticipated declines in top-line revenues, but exceeding earnings expectations

  • Volvo D4D6

    Tough Q3 for Volvo Penta


    Volvo Group reported financial results for the third quarter of its 2019 fiscal year today, revealing a difficult quarter for its Volvo Penta marine division.

  • News

    Torqeedo owner Deutz buys battery specialist

    2019-10-15T08:59:00Z IBI , by Stefan Gerhard

    Exactly two years ago, German engine manufacturer Deutz took over Torqeedo, a leading specialist for electric boating systems. Now Deutz AG has announced the acquisition of the battery specialist Futavis. With the purchase of the company, which is located near the Dutch border, “Deutz AG is supplementing its electrification strategy ...