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Sterndrive surfability moves forward

Volvo Penta’s Forward Drive (FWD) created a buzz in the industry when it was first introduced in February at the Miami International Boat Show (MIBS). By combining a sterndrive engine, DuoProps and Volvo Penta’s Inboard Performance System (IPS), the company was able to create a forward-facing DuoProp drive that moves the prop more than 27 inches forward under the boat. ...

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Regal debuts two new models at Miami boat show

Regal Marine Industries unveiled two new boats last week in Miami, the 2100 Surf featuring Volvo’s new Forward Drive and Regal’s Surf Package, as well as the all-new 22 FasDeck, the newest member of the FasDeck series now spanning 22 to 27 feet. The 2100 Surf combines all the innovative features of this popular model, along with Volvo’s new propulsion ...

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Volvo Penta unveils new Forward Drive engine

Looking to take advantage of the growing water sports market, Volvo Penta introduced its new Forward Drive technology Wednesday in Miami. “This is a transformative technology that will be as innovative as IPS was 10 years ago,” said Ron Huibers, president of Volvo Penta of the Americas, referring to Volvo Penta’s Inboard Performance System, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. ...

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