The off-sea­son is a great time to plan for a re­power, and with out­boards get­ting more pow­er­ful, many boat own­ers are look­ing at do­ing just that. Let’s see what you know about big out­boards. — Eric Colby

Boating - - MAKING WAVES -

1. What is the most pow­er­ful out­board mo­tor on the mar­ket right now?

A. The Seven Marine 627 B. The Seven Marine 557 C. The Mer­cury Rac­ing Ver­ado 400R D. The Mer­cury Rac­ing X-Cat race out­board

2. What is the con­fig­u­ra­tion of the most pow­er­ful out­board?

A. V-6 B. V-8 C. V-10 D. V-12

3. What com­mon com­po­nent do the Mer­cury Ver­ado and Seven Marine en­gines share?

A. The LSA Block B. A tur­bocharger C. A su­per­charger D. None of the above

4. How many cylin­ders does the Mer­cury Ver­ado 400R have?

A. 10 B. 8 C. 6 D. 12

5. Which en­gine man­u­fac­tur­ers make a 300 hp two-stroke out­board?

A. Evinrude and Mer­cury Rac­ing B. Mer­cury Rac­ing and Yamaha C. Evinrude and Yamaha D. Yamaha and Suzuki

1. A.

2. B. It’s based on the GM LSA small-block V-8.

3. C.

4. C. That’s why it weighs less than com­pa­ra­ble mod­els.

5. A.


Test your knowl­edge of boat­ing with more Cap­tain’s Tests at boat­ing­ cap­tains-test.

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