Aug 18 2013 05:44 PM
Valcourt, Québec, March 19, 2013 – BRP expands its marine engines portfolio by offering an in-board jet propulsion system, using its proven Rotax 4-TEC 1503 engine. BRP's Marine Propulsion Systems division in Sturtevant, Wisconsin, formerly the Outboard Engine division, will now assemble Rotax inboard propulsion systems in addition to... (Read More
Aug 15 2013 12:38 PM
Rec Boat Holdings announces a new line of Scarab jet boats.
By Pete McDonald
Scarab, one of the most venerable names in the history of performance boats, is making a comeback as a line of jet boats. Rec Boat Holdings announced today the introduction of a new line of boats from 16-24 feet that will be powered by BRP Rotax 4-TEC 1503 jet p... (Read More
Aug 15 2013 12:35 PM
Chaparral Boats Inc.
April 29, 2013
Filed under News
Nashville, GA - Chaparral Boats, Inc. announced a supply agreement today with Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) to power a planned new line of jet boats, slated for introduction later this year.
“BRP is excited to begin this relationship with Chaparral Boats, a company... (Read More
Aug 15 2013 12:28 PM
Ever since the closure of the Sea-Doo recreation boat line, BRP has been making moves to provide custom boat builders with their jet-propulsion systems, as Watercraft Performance reported in late March. Titled the “Power Pack” program and sold through the company’s Evinrude brand, only small-to-medium output boat build... (Read More
Aug 15 2013 12:25 PM
BRP’s jet propulsion technology, recently made available to Rec Boat Holdings and Chaparral, might be made available to other companies.
Jason Eckman, product manager for Evinrude and former project manager in the engineering and development of Sea-Doo models, stopped short of saying the company is going to offer the systems to othe... (Read More
Aug 15 2013 12:18 PM
Apparently, the proven power of the Sea-Doo lineup (and the now-defunct Sea-Doo sport boat line) have become so desirable for custom boat builders that BRP had heeded the call. The in-board jet propulsion system – dubbed the Rotax Power Pack – is a complete jet-drive powertrain package including the 4-tec 1503 engine, contr... (Read More