Volvo Penta D4 and D6, new generation
With over 100,000 units sold since 2003, Volvo Penta have given their D4 and D6 engines a complete makeover, a new Aquamatic sterndrive, updated IPS drive, and upgraded Electronic Vessel Control System by Francesco Michienzi Visiting the Volvo Penta test centre at Krossholmen, near Gothenburg in Sweden, is the best way... Read more
450R Mercury Racing, even more power
We gave the 4.6 LMercury 450Routboard engine, with its 64° V8 design, a test run. The result was pure adrenaline by Francesco Michienzi WE FLEW TO THE USA, OR, TO BE MORE PRECISE, TO BLUE TURTLE BAY MARINA,located on the large lake near Nashville, the capital of the state... Read more
Nanni onbord Dehler 29 and 30 One Design
 Nanni has signed two new collaboration agreements with the German yard Hanse Yachts, for suppling its engines to two sailing boats by Massimo Longoni NANNI WILL SUPPLY EXCLUSIVELY THE ENGINES FOR THE DEHLER 29,a cruiser and racer sailing boat of 8.75 meters, which will be powered with the N3.21 engine... Read more
Yamaha V8 XTO Offshore, over the LIMIT
Yamaha V8 XTO Offshore is  motor that marks a new stage in the world of big outboards, the 425 horsepower model has recently been joined by one at  375 horsepower. Our motor expert, Emanuele Pastori, gives us some details and reveals a few secrets by Emanuele Pastori Very few people... Read more
Honda GB30, becoming an outboard
Starting life as a small agricultural or industrial engine, the GB30 was a forerunner. In the mid-1960s, not many people would have betted that four-stroke outboards were going to take over the market by Niccolò Volpati The Sanremo music festival was won by Gigliola Cinquetti with“Non ho l’età (per amarti)”,... Read more
At IPS school with Amer Yachts and Volvo Penta
A free course for commanders will be held in Imperia, on 8 and 9 April, to learn all the secrets of Volvo Penta’s propeller, the IPS. The Swedish company, together with Amer Yachts, in collaboration with Confindustria Imperia nautical section, organized the two-day training and refresher course. Since their... Read more
Mercury Marine: here is their new MerCruiser inboard engine
Mercury Marine has announced the launch of the MerCruiser V8 6.2L 370hp Jet Ready inboard engine. The new Jet Power Inboard uses MerCruiser’s 6.2L small block V8 powerplant in an inboard configuration and has a tailstock in place of the transmission to allow for an easy connection to a... Read more
CGT Caterpillar, the invisible friends
A journey through the sophisticated world of after-sales service at CGT Caterpillar. A complex, organised machine based on prevention and shaped to meet the needs of individual owners. What is its goal? To resolve any problem, immediately and without anybody even realising by Luca Sordelli, photo by Andrea Muscatello... Read more
Mistress electronics on board? The vision of Volvo Penta
Electronics on board aren’t limited to what you see on the display on the dashboard, but also and above all the integrated electronics of everything in the engine room: explains what is happening in this world Carlo Belloni by Volvo Penta by Niccolò Volpati  It is a statement that has... Read more
Mercury, here’s the new 400 Verado
At the start of the Miami Boat Show, Brunswick Marine announced the launch of the new 400 hp Mercury Verado and a new system for managing multiple outboard engines up to 6 units. Four years ago the Verado 350 and Mercury Racing 400 arrived, and quickly became the reference... Read more