Between commercial shipping, defense, and leisure maritime ventures, the waterways are primed for major growth in the marine engine outlook. Marine travel is still one of the most popular methods of transportation, shipping, and defense. Global Market Insights anticipate that the global marine engine market will surpass $13 billion USD by 2024, with the US industry size growing to $1 billion USD by the same year.1
Many people consider buying a used yacht, as the price for a used boat can be considerably less than a new one. And if the yacht is maintained properly and passes important inspections, a used yacht can bring all the joys of yachting for a fraction of the cost. At Marine Diesel Specialists, we have seen far too many first-time boat buyers take the leap into a vessel that’s just too much of a fixer-upper. Before completing your purchase, explore our used yacht buying guide to make sure you’re choosing the right yacht.
Marine transmissions differ from your car’s transmission, bringing different features. Your marine transmission is more like a marine gear, working to provide neutral for your marine engine and to bring reverse rotation so you can easily move your boat around. But, how does your marine transmission work to offer these results? Our transmission and diesel specialists explore what makes your transmission tick.
When it’s time to store your boat, you’ll be choosing between indoor vs outdoor boat storage. Both storage options have their benefits and some drawbacks, so it’s important to consider both options before anchoring your decision. Our diesel specialists weigh the different options for your boat storage methods.
The sun is shining and the days are getting warmer, which means it’s time to warm up by cleaning your yacht. Spring cleaning is an important part of yacht upkeep and should always be done before you hit the water. Whether you’ve kept your yacht on the dock or you’ve had it stowed away, a good cleaning can ensure your boat is ready for spring. Here are yacht cleaning tips to explore before getting ready for spring.
Yachting in the winter can be a rewarding experience when there are so many incredible destinations and sights that are best enjoyed this time of year. At Marine Diesel Specialists, many of our clients enjoy winter yachting and sailing. We share winter yachting tips to ensure safety and enjoyment of everything winter has to offer for yachting and adventuring.
Yachting in the winter delivers wonderful experiences and sights like the northern lights, white sandy beaches, and stunning views wherever you go. At Marine Diesel Specialists, we know that winter is one of the best times to go yachting or sailing. We share top winter sailing destinations for yachting, boating, and everything in between.
Wintertime can be harsh on boats and yachts, which is why it’s important to perform yacht troubleshooting to avoid potential issues. At Marine Diesel Specialists, we offer repairs, maintenance, repowers, and more for vessels throughout Florida. Though we don’t experience many wintertime boating troubles ourselves, we do know how bad these common boat problems can be. Below are common boat issues and what can be done to prevent such challenges.
While some people are spending their winters shoveling snow, those in the know are spending this season on the deck of a yacht in South Florida. In our sunny paradise, it’s always summer, and it’s always the perfect season for yachting.
The start of a new year is a great opportunity to assess your boat or yacht maintenance plan. At Marine Diesel Specialists, we help with sales, service, and OEM parts for marine diesel engines, transmissions, and generators. With our expertise in the industry, we understand your vessel’s needs. Here are some New Year’s resolutions all yacht and boat owners should make.
While many yacht engine problems can be fixed with simple repairs, sometimes a repower might prove more beneficial. This is especially true if you’re working with a 2-stroke engine, or if you have an older engine that is become costly to maintain. At Marine Diesel Specialists, our marine engine rebuilders are here to make repowering a breeze. There are many benefits of a boat repower!
The EPA has varying regulations for engines of all sizes on land, air, and sea. In 2002, the regulations regarding marine diesel engines changed to include previously excluded recreational vessels. This means that the majority of vessels on the water, even smaller noncommercial vessels, must meet EPA standards. Our marine engine service experts are here to help you understand and meet EPA marine emissions standards.