Winter Yachting Tips

Winter Yachting Tips

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.

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Where to Sail in the Winter?

Where to Sail in the Winter?

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.

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Common Wintertime Boat Troubles and How to Avoid Them

Common Wintertime Boat Troubles and How to Avoid Them

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.

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The Benefits of an Engine Repower

The Benefits of an Engine Repower

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!

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Emissions Standards for Today’s Vessels

Emissions Standards for Today’s Vessels

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.

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What Does OEM Mean for My Engine?

What Does OEM Mean for My Engine?

When you’re repairing, repowering, or rebuilding your engine, your vessel deserves the best quality parts possible. This means one thing: OEM parts. OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer, which means these parts are made by the manufacturer who made your engine. At Marine Diesel Specialists, we know that OEM parts are the best choice for your marine diesel engine.

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Expert Tips for MAN Engine Maintenance

Expert Tips for MAN Engine Maintenance

As you’re using your MAN marine diesel engine, it can experience wear and tear through its working hours. Routine MAN marine diesel service and maintenance can help prevent bigger issues down the road. Even if you’ve recently repowered with our marine engine rebuilders, you need to maintain your new engine to ensure it runs at its best. Here are top tips for maintaining MAN diesel engines in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Punta Gorda, and anywhere else you may be.

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Signs It’s Time for an Engine Rebuild

Signs It’s Time for an Engine Rebuild

The average marine diesel engine can clock thousands of hours of life before it encounters issues, but issues do arise at one point or another. When this happens, you may be wondering if it’s time for a marine engine rebuild. While many repairs can be made with general maintenance or a quick marine engine service, you might need to rebuild your marine diesel engine – especially if it’s facing some bigger challenges. At Marine Diesel Specialists, we can assist with MAN engine repowers and rebuilds.

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What to Expect at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

What to Expect at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale Boat Show

Fort Lauderdale is known as the Venice of America, thanks to its intracoastal waterways and interconnected canals. From October 31 to November 4, the city will host over 1,200 exhibitors with over 1,000 boats on display at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Our team at Marine Diesel Specialists is happy to participate in this South Florida boating event.

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