If you like to use a motorboat on lakes and other large waterways, there are two simple things you can do to lessen your environmental impact. While a motorless boat is the greenest option, it may not suit your needs to travel a great distance. Be sure to go slow and steady on your boat to avoid big wakes; fast movements lead to erosion of soil on the shorelines. And when choosing a boat, opt for a 4-cycle engine instead of a 2-cycle one. They are more efficient and release less gasoline into the water.
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