Tidewater to equip boats with Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines
September 4, 2014
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STURTEVANT, Wis., — BRP’s Evinrude E-TEC G2 engines will now be installed on TideWater Boats. The addition of TideWater Boats to BRP’s growing group of boat builders brings unrivaled performance, a bold breakthrough design and great value to sport fishing enthusiasts.
“This really is a natural fit for BRP. The offshore enthusiasts demand performance, efficiency and reliability, all pillars of the Evinrude E-TEC technology,” said Alain Villemure, vice-president and general manager of BRP’s Marine Propulsion Systems division. “We’re confident this agreement with TideWater Boats is strategic as it complements BRP’s existing group of boat builders.”
TideWater Boats boasts an array of skiffs, dual consoles, bay boats and offshore center console models. With more than 50 dealers, their network stretches from Ontario to the sunny Keys of Florida. Their Lexington, SC, facility recently expanded by 40,000 square feet to accommodate their growing business.
“The new Evinrude E-TEC G2 outboard is a very cool engine and it is extremely quick,” said Jimmy Metts, owner of TideWater Boats. “It’s exciting to see a new outboard on the market. Reliability is what’s important to me, and that’s what you get with this new motor. Not to mention the impressive fuel mileage I’ve seen from the Evinrude E-TEC G2 engine. We¹re excited to see what opportunities arise from our relationship.”
BRP’s newest engine; the Evinrude E-TEC G2 outboard, features a striking new design, clean rigging and best-in-class fuel efficiency. BRP’s full Evinrude E-TEC line-up from 3.5 to 300 horsepower offers customers superior value across a full range of applications.