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Old 10-03-2008, 21:28   #1
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Westerbeke Whats it like in Eur, Med, Pacific and Aus?

Westerbeke Whats it like in Eur, Med, Pacific and Aus?Hi Folks,Whats a Westerbeke engine like for parts and service outside of the USA?Has anyone had one in the Med, Pacific or Australia and had either an easy time or a difficult one?Should I just stick (or repower) to Yanmar?Thanks for your help! Mark
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Volvo rules Europe from my understanding
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Westerbeke engines wont run well upside down, so Id hesitate taking one South of the Equator (Au, NZ, PNG, etc).
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Gord,

Basically everything you post in this forum is about 99.9% accurate....I have a new Westerbeke, should I not consider going south?? I am concerned.
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"Westerbeke engines wont run well upside down, so Id hesitate taking one South of the Equator"

So south of the equator do you guys run Easterbeke's?
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Such a humorus thread..
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Seriously guys, I need some good information fast!

What is parts availability and service like outside USA?

The Australian agents only do Westerbeke generators.

Is this what people have forund? What is it like in Europe etc?



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Westerbeke Corporation - Why Westerbeke?

When I bought my new Westerbeke they said that they had a worldwide network.
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Goto Westerbeke Corporation at (it's a slow load):
Westerbeke Corporation
And select the appropriate Distributer Search Region or Country from the menu at left.

Westerbeke Corporation
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Yep,

What the website says and what the distributers say are different things.

I need some personal experience here

This one has me really perplexed!

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Goto Westerbeke Corporation at (it's a slow load):
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If you are buying a new Westerbeke and if it is like mine you will not need any parts for awhile. 5 years ,560 hours and nothing has gone wrong.
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I purchased my Westerbeke 64A from Hanson Marine in Marblehead MA.
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There is a reason Yanmar is the most popular off shore motor. The dealer network for Yanmar is more extensive dealer network. Go onto both web sites and check out the dealer networks.
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