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Scania DI13 Diesel


The DI13 offers rapid delivery of torque for quick ­acceleration. (Courtesy Scania/) Scania might not be the first name that comes to mind when you think of marine diesels. But that could well change thanks to a powerful, lightweight and efficient new model showcased in a twin-inboard installation powering the new 46-foot Billfish from Viking […]

New Solace 41 Equipped With Volvo Aquamatic System

Solace has developed their 41 with a new propulsion system. Dual Volvo Penta Aquamatic drives with D6 diesels are destined to make the boat powerful, efficient and fun to drive. Each 440 horsepower D6 is turbocharged for efficiency and supercharged (yep, supercharged, too) for quick response. And…we are expecting an all new, very green twist […]

Formula Boats Chairman Emeritus, Vic Porter, Dead at 90


Victor B. Porter (Courtesy Porter Family/) Victor B. Porter, 90, of Decatur, Indiana passed away Sunday evening, October 24, 2021, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Boatbuilder, businessman and pioneer, Vic Porter proved instrumental in formulating the manufacture and delivery of high-quality fiberglass recreational boats. Then, as now, pulling up to a dock sandbar […]

2021 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Must-See Boats


Over 600 boats will be on display at the 2021 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, which opens October 27 and runs through October 31, 2021. Here is our must-see fleet of boats for boat buyers. These are certainly not the only great boats on display, but these represent the state of the art in their […]