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Haines Hunter Pro Strike Review

Haines Hunter Pro Strike Review

Words and Pictures Dan Burgess When you’re fishing in a Haines Hunter, getting there is half the fun I found myself hooting with pleasure as the Haines Hunter carved thro…

Outboards The Next Generation 25hp

Outboards The Next Generation 25hp

Mercury Selecting a 25hp Mercury outboard motor is a choice between two strokes or four. The EFI four-stroke is the first battery-free manual-start EFI four-stroke in the boating…

Outboards The Next Generation 18-20hp

Outboards The Next Generation 18-20hp

Yamaha Yamaha offers a four-stroke and a two-stroke 20hp engine. The brand-spanking-new F20B four-stroke offers a bigger displacement than its predecessor 362cc, replacing a 323c…

Outboards The Next Generation 15hp

Outboards The Next Generation 15hp

There are probably more 15hp outboards kicking around this country than any other horsepower rating. They’re on thousands of tenders, numerous punt-styled boats and tinnies, …

Outboards The Next Generation 9-10hp

Outboards The Next Generation 9-10hp

Following last month’s overview of 15hp outboard motors, the obvious choice would be to concentrate on 10hp models this time round. But there are only two such models. Well, …

Outboards The Next Generation 5

Outboards The Next Generation 5

As we approach the smallest outboard motors, it’s worth recapping their origin. Norwegian-American machinist and engineer Ole Evinrude is credited with the invention of the o…

Outboards The Next Generation 3-4hp

Outboards The Next Generation 3-4hp

There’s a type of adventure holiday that requires covering terrain no trailer was designed to rattle over, before hitting bodies of water that may lead to sections no vessel …

Outboards The Next Generation 200hp

Outboards The Next Generation 200hp

  Evinrude When it comes to appraising outboard motors, the logical place to start is with the motor’s inventor, Ole Evinrude. Born in Norway, one of Ole’s earl…

Outboards The Next Generation 2-2.5hp

Outboards The Next Generation 2-2.5hp

You may have noticed our homing in on the lowest powered outboard motors in the last few issues. These are designed for boats that are mostly used as tenders for bigger craft, acce…