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Powerboat Engines

Volvo Penta has been in the business of providing boating enjoyment for over a century. Our solutions are all aimed at maximizing good times – and minimizing distractions. For powerboats, we provide reliable engines and state-of-the-art propulsion solutions that ensure your time at sea is always spent in the right way: focusing on the here and now and enjoying the experience.

Volvo Penta IPS

Volvo Penta IPS

The unique Volvo Penta IPS system improves power, performance as well as onboard comfort for operators in both commercial and leisure applications. The system increases control, maneuverability and fuel efficiency and allows for a wide number of beneficial optional features and functions. The key to these exceptional qualities lies in the forward-facing, twin counter-rotating propellers with individually steerable IPSs under the hull.

Inboard Shaft

Inboard Shaft

The broad range of Volvo Penta inboard diesel engines means that you can always find an engine that fits the size of your vessel. The engines deliver rapid acceleration, reliable performance and the ability to maintain a high cruising speed, regardless of the load or sea. Common benefits for marine leisure and commercial applications are the unique marine torque, the low emission levels, the continuously high reliability and the option of adding additional comfort and convenience with joystick docking and driving.

Aquamatic Sterndrive Diesel

Aquamatic Sterndrive Diesel

The Aquamatic sterndrive is a comprehensive solution for boaters and operators seeking an optimal combination of high speed, acceleration, fuel efficiency and comfort in boats spanning 20 to 60 feet. It’s a perfectly matched package – from controls to engine, drive and propellers – available with a wide range of fuel-efficient and reliable diesel engines.

Aquamatic Sterndrive Gasoline

Aquamatic Sterndrive Gasoline

Ever since its introduction in 1959, the Aquamatic has catered to demanding boaters looking for the perfect combination of reliability and performance. The Aquamatic Gasoline engines delivers robust low-end torque, exhilarating high-end power and exceptional mid-range response. Sporty and sharp, yet responsive and fuel-efficient, it’s the perfect choice for both leisure cruising and speedy watersports.

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Raffle for the flood-affected in Woodburn and Coraki, NSW

Woodburn and Coraki have been absolutely devastated by the latest floods in Norther NSW. Most families have lost everything. Thwaites Marine will be raffling 3x Batela Raincoats to raise money for the affected families. Every bit helps.

Laura Peregrin Thwaites Marine Owner

I have a background in diving and marine science. Before getting in business, I spent years on boats either doing research or teaching people to dive. When I met my husband Ben, he introduced me to all the technical aspects of boating: engines and hulls. We share a passion for the ocean and now we enjoy boating, sailing and surfing as a family of four.

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Pierre Gal, a French expat living on the mid-north coast of Australia, is this year entering the Sydney to Hobart boat race with the help of Thwaites Marine.

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