Originally Posted by David_Old_Jersey
I would say that Volvo Penta
are probably the most popular / widespread on both Motor
boats and sail.
of course have been around since Noah was a lad
seem to be popular with the sailing crowd.
Kubota is the base for a number of marine
Engines whose names escape me at the moment
- if my Perkins
(4107) ever gae up the ghost I would probably get one of these, from comments I have read over the years and from my experiances with Jap Motorbikes times passed, the Japs build damn fine engines.
I am sure however I have missed a few off..........
Don't forget the workboat sector. The fishing
industry in particular keeps many good mechanics busy. There are Catepillar diesels, GMC, also to mention a few other names. In the yacht line there are Westerbekes, and not all engines are for propulsion
, many boats have generators AND propulsion