Originally Posted by SVTatia
If I was cheap I would buy a Vetus...
Calm down, this was a joke!
That's not a joke. That is reality
Looked at those engines close up not too long ago. Not bad engines I believe but designed in the stone-age. I'm guessing they source them from a Mitsubishi museum. The weight power ratios are from last century.
levels in Holland
are pretty much the same as Volvo Penta
by the way.
these engines are popular for motor
boats. Very few end up in sailing yachts.
blocks as well, just like Westerbeke. VP and Yanmar
are the most popular amongst sailing yachts on side of the pond