Bravo Four S Tow Sport Drives
Boatingindustry.com is reporting that Mercury Marine has announced a new line of forward-facing tow sport drives for MerCruiser engines. The Bravo Four S with Smart Tow controls is targeted at wakesurfing, wakeboarding, and other tow sports enthusiasts.
Smart Tow controls digitally synchronize ballast, surf tabs, and propulsion settings through a Mercury VesselView touchscreen display.
We carefully studied all the refinements that go into optimizing a boat’s wake for each of the various tow sports and devised a system to make those settings easy for the boater
Advantages of Forward Facing Tow Sport Drives
Hagadone Marine Group spelled out the advantages of forward drives in a 2016 article.
- Better performance and handeling.
- A more comfortable and quieter ride.
- Safer for tow sport riders. The prop is tucked under the boat.
- Variable trim angles for better wakes, better rides, and better fuel economy.
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