At sea

At sea

We are with you out at sea, whether you are on holiday in your pleasure boat or travelling by passenger ferry to work.

Sea conditions may be the roughest imaginable when the coast guard or marine rescue services are out on duty. The sea can also be calm and pleasant when you are travelling on a ferry or fishing from your private leisure boat. Volvo Group has marine engines both for leisure time and for commercial business.

Two people out at sea in their motorboat

Marine leisure time

We are redefining premium boating power through innovation, and offer a number of systems that allow you to relax and make the most of your trip in your leisure boat. Innovations such as IPS, Inboard Performance System and Forward Drive that make boating easy, enjoyable and more fun. The forward-facing propellers have revolutionised the boating world and made marine vessels considerably easier to navigate. “Easy Boating” is a concept that expands on these developments with a range of solutions throughout the entire boat – from prop to helm.

Volvo Penta is the world’s biggest producer of diesel engines for leisure boats and the leading developer of marine propulsion systems.

At Sea

Big motorboat doing a hard turn creating a big wave out at sea

Marine commercial

Sea and river transport, coastguards, passenger transportation and wind farming vessels depend on reliable engines.

Volvo Penta offers drive systems and engines for propulsion, auxiliary equipment and complete marine generator sets.

For more than 100 years, Volvo Penta has refined its offering to the marine market in partnership to combine essential uptime and efficiency. Innovation that's geared towards business.

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Volvo Penta and Fountaine-Pajot reveal electric sailing catamaran in Cannes

Offering an enhanced back-to-nature boating experience, Volvo Penta and Fountaine-Pajot are showcasing a concept electric sailing catamaran at the Cannes Yachting Festival 2019.

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They have simplified boating for customers

Six engineers at Volvo Penta with different backgrounds and skills. Several years of advanced and meticulous measurements, a lot of tests and a whole lot of fun on the way.
The result: a 100% unique corrosion protection system for sterndrives ...

ElectriCity takes to the water with Volvo Penta

In the next phase of Gothenburg’s drive to connect its residents with a seamless citywide low emission commuting network, a Volvo Penta powered electric ferry service is being introduced into the ElectriCity transport ecosystem.

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