With this highly efficient engine, drive and propeller package, you will experience responsive and powerful maneuvering. This Volvo Penta innovation also provides excellent onboard comfort thanks to its quiet and smooth operation. Volvo Penta Saildrive offers many unique features.
- Saildrive oil can be changed from inside the boat.
- Three-point suspended mounting gives minimal noise and vibrations, with no need for alignment. The crash absorber keeps the engine in place in the event of impact.
- The folding propellers provide less drag, more power and reliable functionality.
- The blades open and close using a reliable conical teeth mechanism.
- Split anode that can be replaced without removing the propeller.
- Hydrodynamically optimized design gives low drag while sailing.
- Patented electrical isolation of drive and propeller to minimize risk of corrosion.
World-renowned engine design
Our sailboat engines are well known throughout the international sailing community for their excellent power and quiet operation.
- Freshwater cooling is standard.
- Fast fuel bleeding.
- Effective intake silencer contributes to low engine noise.
- Durable multi V-belt with user-friendly tensioner.
- 115A alternator with built-in charging sensor.
- Rigid engine block for low noise.
- Engine suspension with large damping volume increases comfort.