Things have changed a lot in the past 100 years but some things remain the same. The love of boats, water, outdoors, and the smell and sound that one will always associate with an outboard boat motor. They are all things that bring pleasant thoughts into our minds and associate with good times. Many people relied on Evinrude motors to bring them home safely, to escape storms, to provide power when and where it is needed both for serious work as well as a whole world of recreation. For all your accomplishments, we thank you Ole Evenrude. May you rest in peace, and always be remembered.
We salute Ole Evenrude and his idea, 100 years ago of hanging a portable motor on the back of a rowboat, and bringing in a new era of water transportation.
Ole Evinrude's 1909 Prototype Outboard Boat Motor.