Outboard Motors & Accessories for Boats

Outboard motors are ideal for dinghies, rigid inflatable boats, and yacht tenders. With outboard motors, all of the components (engine, transmission, gearVbox, propeller) function in one single constructed unit. Therefore, an outboard motor has the advantage over an inboard motor, because t it can be removed from the boat with little effort. Outboard motors can also be used as auxiliary drives for sailboats or yachts. Most of the engines are internal combustion engines, but some water sports areas require the use of outboards with electric motors for environmental reasons. Learn more about Outboard Motors & Accessories...

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Logo Honda
The power of dreams. Alongside automobile engines, Honda also develops outboard motors for marine use. Honda is considered to be the largest engine manufacturer in the world. The company was established in 1948 and has grown into a global success. With credit to its own technology, Honda is now considered to be the pioneer of the 4-stroke outboard technology.
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CAN PLASTIC produces plastic parts such as tanks for drinking water, black water and fuel tanks, buoys, lifebuoys, hatches and mooring lines for the boat. 
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Known worldwide as a manufacturer of reliable outboards, Mercury has been producing marine propulsion systems since 1939. In 1930, when Mercury founder Carl Kiekhaefer and his team of passionate boaters built the first Mercury engine in an old barn, he laid the foundation for the continued production of high-performance marine engines. In 1940, the newly founded company presented its first engine range, which included 5 engine models, at the New York Boat Show.
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Logo Torqeedo
Torqeedo - the no.1 manufacturer in electric boat drives! The company from Bavaria makes the most advanced boat drives for electric mobility on the water. Since 2005, Torqeedo has been constantly working on the development of new technologies, ensuring that electric outboards with their proven Torqeedo technology achieve the best overall efficiency in their class.
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Logo Suzuki
Suzuki has long been known for their innovations. And the new Suzuki 4-stroke outboard engines set new standards in design and technology. Features such as electronic ignition and sequential MPI injection enable your engine to always start reliably. Their multi-stage intake system and race-proven exhaust systems, as well as their innovative transmission systems make them unbeatable. Suzuki outboard motors are very environmentally-friendly and meet or fall well below the most stringent, currently valid emission regulations.
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Outboard Motors & Accessories

Outboard Motors & Accessories

- Essential power packs for inflatable boats and smaller boats - 

Which kind of boats can be powered by an outboard motor?

Smaller boats have only one outboarder. When using two outboarders, a motor is often associated with a left and a right-hand rotation propeller. By using the opposite direction of rotation, the boat has a neutralized screw effect and improved directional stability.

Where are outboards fitted?

Outboarders are primarily mounted on the stern of the boat, or in an engine bay close to the stern. The engine can often be pulled or tilted at an angle, so that the underwater part is not damaged during transport or landing.  If outboard motors are mounted to swivel to the side, the boat can be controlled by the pivoting effect, rather than by a rudder. Therefore, most boats, which have an outboarder, don't have separate rudders.

Which shaft length for outboards?

Outboarders are manufactured for attachment to different boats with different lengths of shafts. The length of these units ranges between normal or short shaft (15") and long shaft (20"). The required shaft length is entirely dependent on the height of the stern. When attaching an outboard motor to a boat without a matching stern length, handling of the boat worsens.

Outboard with manual start or electric?

Smaller outboarders are often equipped with a recoil starter and steering tiller, with which the motor is rotated in its bracket, around its vertical axis according to either port or starboard.  A small integrated tank is usually located in the motor housing, it can also be connected to separate outboard tanks, which are often equipped with a level indicator and a reserve fuel chamber. Stronger outboarders feature electric starters, most come with loading devices for the starter battery and the supply of electricity being consumed on board.

Who can use a boat with an outboard motor?

In inshore areas, persons aged 16 and over may drive recreational craft up to a length of 15 metres without a licence, provided that the net power of the engine does not exceed 11.03 kW (15 hp) and that it is not used commercially. The only exception to this regulation is on the Rhine. Due to international regulations, a driving licence is required for a net powerof more than 2.68 kW.  At sea, sport boats up to a maximum net power of 3.68 kilowatts (5 hp) may be operated without a licence, irrespective of age, as long as they are not used commercially. With a net power of 3.69 to 11.03 kW, the skipper must also be at least 16 years old to be able to operate a pleasure boat at sea without a licence for private purposes. There is no length limit here for recreational craft.
Of course, this regulation not only applies to smaller boats with outboard engines, but also to motorboats or sailboats with inboard diesel engines. In the run-up to and after the introduction of regulatory amendments to rules regarding recreational craft in October 2012, some massive objections and safety concerns were expressed. Here, we can only ask that hobby skippers act responsibly to "sensibly" handle stronger powered engines. In some situations, the new regulation can even improve safety, as: "Many boats have been dangerously underpowered in crisis situations with a 5 hp motor".

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