Jan 25, 2018

The 627 is the largest outboard in world. New cylinder heads and camshaft, an uprated fuel-injection system, and revised ECU calibration combine to make the most powerful outboard on the planet even more powerful. The increased power translates to an engine that pushes the ever-bigger Super Consoles with ease, simultaneously delivering class-redefining performance and improved fuel economy. Multiple gearcase options and a selection of gear ratios in the ZF electronically controlled wet clutch transmissions allow Sevens to be tailored to any application, from utility to pure speed, and anywhere in between.

Seven Marine 627HP Outboard Murray Johnston and 627 hp Outboard Caption: the huge outboard makes a striking picture

BC builder, Tactical Yachts of Richmond will have two of these engines on the new 2018 Tactical Custom Boats T40-EY that will be ready for sea trials in March 2018.

Just about everyone who comes by their booth at the Vancouver International Boat Show stops to have their picture taken beside the Seven Marine 627 hp outboard.

2018 Tactical Custom Boats T40 EY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The T40-EY readying for sea trials with two powerful 627s

Tactical's DNA includes:

- Design by Gregory C. Marshall Naval Architects to meet ISO Class B Offshore design standards (40 knot winds / 4 meter seas)
- High performance propulsion options c/w log skegs
- Joystick docking controls
- Forward facing shock mitigating seats
- Hybrid foam collar for increased flotations and stability as well as increased side impact resistance
- Unique steering wheel mounted trim tabs, engine tilt and autopilot controls for high speed safety
- Yacht quality interior and exterior finish
- Optional gyro stabilization

The first of these extreme boats to be introduced is the 40' Express Yacht. It will be fully optioned (see detailed specification) and is referred to as "Tactical One" our top of line. More information is available at www.tacticalboats.com

Destinations

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CYOB Destinations: We Visit the Hilton Beach Marina

Hilton BeachBy Amelia Morris

Ah Canadian simplicity at its finest; small town, big marina. Little Hilton Beach (population 200!), which I am lucky enough to call my cottage country, is located on the north-east coast of St. Joseph Island. The Hilton Beach Marina is one of the largest and most major ports of call in the Western North Channel. It also has a long and rich history dating back to the 1850’s.

I spoke with Marina Manager, Laura McRae and got the full scoop on what goes on in this inconspicuous but busy marina.

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Lifestyle

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Boat Reviews

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Scarab 255 Open

Scarab 255 OpenBy Andy Adams and John Armstrong

You can imagine,at the GroupeBeneteau dealer meeting in Michigan last fall where all the Four Winns, Scarab, Wellcraft, and Glastrondealers had come to see the latest new models, the docks were lined up with gleaming brand-new boats to show the dealers and media – and they certainly put on a show! But for me, the Scarab 255 Open was an immediate stand out. This is a boat that breaks new ground and brings fresh thinking and interpretation of the boating experience to a wide range of buyers.

We had a quick look around but the test drives would have to wait until the next day.

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DIY & How to

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