ENGINE SOLUTIONS FOR SAILBOATS
Greater efficiency and smoother power
Fabulous days under sail can only be experienced when you have full confidence in your power solution. With a Volvo Penta sailboat engine on board with you, that’s a given. World class pedigree and a continued search for unrivalled performance from its diesel engine range for sailboats has resulted in a solution that is supremely capable in all conditions.
Sailboat owners can rely on RK Marine
RK Marine has the experience and knowhow to specify the right solution for your yacht, and to fit it, service it and maintain it. There’s a choice of sailboat engines, Saildrive and Inboard Shaft solutions that offer a range of benefits for any sailing boat owner.
2019 PRICE INCREASE Please note, a 3% increase will be applied to engine prices quoted below, subject to model and specification.
THE SAILBOAT ENGINE RANGE
Saildrive engines for a better sailing experience
Volvo Penta diesel engines have a reputation for their reliability and efficiency in the sailing community, worldwide. They are well-known for delivering powerful performance together with quiet operation, and they are remarkably fuel efficient too. Paired with an advanced drive and propeller, a saildrive power solution will make your sailing days exciting, comfortable and trouble free:
- Minimal vibrations and sound
- Low drag while sailing
- High efficiency under power
- Integrated water intake
- Electrically isolated drive and propeller
- Crash absorber protects the engine
- Split anode replacement without propeller removal
Inboard shaft engines for sailboats
Specially designed for sailboating Volvo Penta marine diesel engines are the latest in diesel engine technology available anywhere in the world. Reliable and efficient in operation with the ability to cruise comfortably at low revs, the D-series engine range offers clean, quiet and reliable power at it's best:
- High performance and reliability
- Low engine noise and low emissions
- High torque at low rpm
- Efficient charging and reliable starts
- Electronic shift and throttle
- Full EVC functionality (D3 & D4)
*Prices subject to individual customer requirements and specification.
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CONTROLS AND ACCESSORIES
Every extension to your motor yacht experience
With a range of controls and accessories available through RK Marine, you can add to enjoyment of boating in many different ways. From engine monitoring to steering systems, enhancing your boating management and experience is our mission:
- Driver interfaces
- Engine monitoring and trip management, including Easy Connect
- Controls & joysticks
- Autopilot and cruise control
- Boat trim systems
- Battery Control Management Systems
So contact us today and tell us what you’re looking for.
For help and advice about our range of Volvo Penta engines, call 01489 556 913
POWER FOR OCEAN RACERS
We were involved in the installation of D2-75 Volvo engines on the new Volvo Ocean race yachts. View Episode 13: Deck Developments | Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. The engine then went on to complete the 2017-18 race, just to underline its durability.