Going to a boat show: Big bucks for big outboards

Posted by: MBR on Sun Mar 10th, 2013 8:48 am
Going to a boat show: Big bucks for big outboardsV. Paul Reynolds During my boating career, stepping up to a more powerful outboard was going from a 3.5-hp one-banger to a 6-hp two stroke. Once, about midlife, when I started making a better paycheck that afforded me some discretionary money for "play," I really stepped up to a 15-hp longshaft Evinrude. That was a good, reliable outboard that got me to the fishing grounds in a hurry, and off the water when the sky turned dark and foreboding. But the Evinrude's lower unit went south, so I stepped back down to a 6-hp Johnson.Read more: http://www.sunjournal.com/news/local-sp ... ds/1331693