The engine is arguably the most important component of your boat, irrespective of whether your have a sailing boat or a powerboat. If you have a boat that your are happy with but find that the power, reliabilty or features of an engine are no longer meeting your requirements. Repowering offers a cost effective way of improving your boating experience.
The benefits of a more modern engine are:
- Increased safety and reliability.
- Better fuel consumption.
- Manufacturers warranty.
- Increased value of your boat.
- Reduced environment impact.
- You can use modern accessories
More than just an engine
A marine engine installation consists of more than just the engine, there are exhaust systems, stern gear, steering, control systems and electrical systems, all of which need to be taken into account when selecting a new engine. Choosing an engine that works well with your existing equipment with minimal changes can save money and time on the installation. It pays to get an expert to review your existing installation, they will be able to advise what equipment can be reused and which engine would match your boat.
Why choose French Marine Motors?
French Marine have been in business for over 50 years, over that time we have seen a great many engine installations and the associated pitfalls. All of our engineers are trained by the engine manufacturer to ensure they are familiar with the latest engines and standards.
We are main dealers for a large number of engine manufacturers, Volvo Penta, Yanmar, Scania, Shire, Vetus, Yamaha, Mercury, Mermaid, Perkins, Sabre and John Deere, which means that we can supply the best solution for your boat, we also have access to the latest installation manuals and equipment provided by the engine manufacturer. We have our own machine shop where we can fabricate new engine beds, stern gear or any other brackets and equipment that my be needed.
We offer a free no obligation costing service where one of our engines sales team will visit your boat with you and provide you with a detailed (no obligation) quote for the whole job. We find that this service is very important to specifying the correct engine for your boat.