Three Wacky Outboard Engines

Manual, electric and internal combustion alternatives

You have to give boaters credit for ingenuity. Resourcefulness is in the true mariner's genes, and as these examples show, solutions for newer or better or cheaper ways to propel boats are constantly being explored. Will the, "Next Big Thing," in marine propulsion engines come from the shed, workshop or boat house of a fellow boater? You decide.

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Water Whizz: Weed Wacker Outboard We've seen examples of this type for years. This is the first one we've heard of to receive a patent. More information: https://www.facebook.com/waterwhizz/

Here we have a manual outboard, called, Freewheeling Well, outboards have long been colloquially-referred to as eggbeaters... More Info: http://www.ronmarks.com/catalogue/free-wheeling

DAILY GRIND Drill-powered propellers have been around for a while. But this guy came up with something different. He used an angle grinder AND a drill.