Repowering for the Future

Following completion of the work at Fox's in Ipswich the delivery passage revealed a mechanical issue with the original 15 year old Perkins Sabre M115T engine. The decision to repower Moana with a brand new Volvo Penta was easy one to make. The new engine will offer greater security, reduce emissions, increase efficiency and have a modern control and information system linking into the NMEA 2000 network. With Golden Arrow, MDL and Oyster all within metres of Moana's berth at Saxon Wharf the opportunity to repower couldn't be missed. After a detailed assessment of the internal dimensions of the engine room and ancillaries, position and condition of the existing stringers, electrical requireme

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