The All New 27′ | Coming This Spring

The original 27′ became the backbone of Magnum Marine in the 1960s and early 1970s. “It was a very important boat because of its race heritage,” says Lee Wangstad, a marine historian. “It was the hottest thing out there. It will always be a highly collectible boat.”

20 Surprising Things Most People Don’t Know About Speed Boats

A speedboat or powerboat gets its power from an engine, as opposed to a sailboat which is powered by the wind. Most speed boats use one of three types of engines: inboard, outboard, or a hybrid inboard-outboard. Outboard motors are installed outside the rear of the boat and contain the engine, gearbox, and propeller in one portable unit. An inboard-outboard is configured with an internal combustion engine installed inside the boat, and the gearbox and propeller are outside.