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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How to be as Polite as a Canadian at Gulf Island Marine Park Anchorages

Gulf Island Marine ParkStory and photos by Catherine Dook

One summer I sold ice cream and knick-knacks at Montague Harbour Marina. I was standing behind the counter one day, when the phone rang. “There’s a boat at anchor in the middle of the bay that’s been playing loud music for three hours,” complained an irate-sounding male voice. “Can you make them stop?”

“Um, no,” I replied. “The marina has no jurisdiction over the anchorage. Besides, my only weapon is a till.” The man hung up on me.

Now when you think about it, you can understand why the poor fellow was annoyed.

Read more about the Gulf Island Marine Park.....

 

 

Lifestyle

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Dufour 412

Dufour 412By: Katherine Stone

One often asks of a winning achievement or a fabulous design, could it have possibly been done better? The engineers at Dufour Yachts and the Felci Yachts Design group asked that question and listened carefully to suggestions from owners of the earlier, award-winning Dufour 410- one of Dufour’s most successful 12-metre boats. Not only did Dufour make the 412 more attractive and modern, but alsoincorporated amenities that are usually only reserved for larger boats.

We sailed the boat on a gusty, chilly, late autumn day out of Whitby, Ontario, on Lake Ontario, and she handled very well in 20 knotbreezes and three- to four-foot swells.

Read more about the Dufour 412.....

 

 

DIY & How to

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