Dating outboard motors

Ole Evinrude sold the Evinrude outboard business in 1913 due to health issues.

Outboards If you spend a lot of time around waterfronts, you might notice that the outboard engine is the default choice for fishermen and other light commercial inshore boats.

Outboards are popular because their mounting position high up on the transom makes them easy to access and they can be tilted completely out of the water when not in use. When it comes to reliable service, many seasoned boaters find the outboard simply tough to beat.

There are no hard-and-fast rules, however, and personal preference will affect your decision.

Read on to find out how all the different engine designs stack up against each other and what fits your best.

These engine were quickly commissioned by Montgomery Ward.

Last modified 14-Oct-2019 21:54