How Outboard Motors Work

How Outboard Motors Work

Until engines were invented, the only way to power a small boat was with oars or sails. Calm and elegant it might have been, but it took ages to get anywhere

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quickly—and you had to rely on there being wind or muscle power available. Outboard motors have changed all that. Invented in the early years of the 20th century, outboards brought the same freedom to small boats that gasoline engines brought to cars. Let’s take a closer look at these handy machines and find out how they work!    More >>>



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by Chris WoodfordLast updated: February 1, 2019.