Smooth Operator In
the wake of the Hinckley JetStick, U.S. Marine and Sea Ray Boats
both introduced new systems designed to get you out of--or
into--tight spots. It's fitting that the control for
Sea Ray's Precision Pilot (to the right and above the wheel)
looks more like a door knob than a joystick, since it may well open
the way to hesitant helmsmen.
The Volvo Penta D8 fills a gap in the company’s line of recreational-boat-ready diesels, and it’s already linked to a next-generation IPS pod. Take our word for it, you’ll be seeing more of this engine at the next boat shows and beyond.
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