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Game changer gets strength and reliability from D11

When Captain John and Chandra Gavin decided to build Game Changer, a custom 45-foot, down-east-style Hustler fishing boat in 2014, they chose a Volvo Penta D11 625-horsepower marine...

Volvo Penta D16 engines deliver the power to light Sweden Rock

“We only get one chance when doing a show. We can’t take a risk that equipment will break, fail or become unstable. That’s why we use these generators and engines. They are a great...

Cruise to Captivating Catalina Island by Boat

Catalina Island was once an exclusive hideaway for some of the most iconic names of Hollywood’s heyday. It still remains a tantalizing travel destination for visitors across the globe to...

Best of Boating In Newport Beach California

Situated at the coastal center of Orange County, California, Newport Beach is the epitome of a boaters’ paradise. With 10 miles of shoreline primed for cruising, swimming and surfing, there...

Proven Success: Tropic Star Lodge

Only accessible by boat or small plane, the Tropic Star Lodge is a world-renowned fishing resort. It is located in Piñas Bay, Panama, and has a fleet of 14 Bertram fishing boats ready to...

Savings of $113,000 in fuel per year with Volvo Penta D16

Running seven days a week, 24 hours per day for nine months of the year, reliability and fuel consumption have been critical factors in the choice of engine for Thompson Recycle Company...

Volvo Penta engine a great match for tough harvesting conditions in India

“It’s hot and dusty out here, and we carry seriously heavy loads. This is seasonal work, so we need an engine that delivers fast, intense output in extreme conditions.” Machine operator...

Power to crush

“It’s a seriously impressive machine – that needs an equally impressive engine. It has just the right power to cope with the tough, repetitive work we put it through. As you would expect.”