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

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Shrink Wrap2020 is a year of change – self-isolation, social distancing, quarantine, and working remotely have become the norm. For many, this has been a bitter pill to swallow. Another bitter pill for boaters is the delay of the season. Provincial laws differ – so terms like ‘essential’ aren’t translating widely across the marine world.

In BC, marinas remain open and fuel is available, sometimes with conditions. In Ontario, marinas, boat launches, yacht clubs and the professionals that service the marine industry aren’t considered essential, unless the service and location allows a person to access their permanent residence only accessible by boat.

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Sitting at the intersection of three world-class Canadian bodies of water, Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Rideau Canal (Cataraqui River from Kingston to Newboro), the water’s influence is deeply woven into Kingston’s culture and history. 

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