Marine Engines & Saildrives
BETA 38SD – 4 CYLINDER
Naturally aspirated, diesel propulsion engine developing 38 hp at 3,600 rpm with a swept volume of 1498 cc.
Visit our Saildrive Solutions section to learn more about how Beta Engines special adaption and drive plate will suit your existing saildrive leg.
Reliable heat exchanger cooled naturally aspirated indirect injection diesel engines, based upon Kubota’s highly advanced technology
Cast iron cylinder head and block with a gear driven camshaft and sea water pump
Three vortex combustion system for quiet running, low emissions and excellent fuel consumption
Installation angles up to 15° maximum (flywheel down) when static, and 25° when heeling
Selva saildrive leg, with 2.2:1 reduction ratio, Output rotation is clockwise in ahead viewed from saildrive end
G.R.P. moulded base with stainless steel inserts
Heavy duty power take off to drive auxiliary equipment
Custom Saildrive Engine Mounts to suit your installation requirements.
65 Amp Alternator
Control Panels ABV, ABVW, B or C with gauges and alarms
Solid or Folding Propeller
Beta Marine PNW… More Than Just Engine Sales
We don't want to just sell you an engine, we support the boating community through a comprehensive array of repowers, education and marine diesel engine services designed to enhance our customers’ experience on the water.
Beta Marine PNW is here to recommend the right size propulsion engine and associated materials needed for your repower. If you need assistance with installation, warranty services, repair or service needs, reach out and Contact Us today.
Small, Powerful, Quiet, Reliable
Beta Marine, marinized Kubotoa engines, are the perfect engines for the boat owner who likes to manage their own routine engine maintenance.
Beta 38 Saildrive: 4 cylinder, naturally aspirated, diesel propulsion engine developing 37.5bhp at 3,000 rpm and a swept volume of 1,498 cc’s. The unit is supplied complete with heat exchanger and header tank, water cooled exhaust manifold, fresh and sea water pumps, cast injection bend, mechanical fuel lift pump, fuel and oil filters, heavy duty bearers, loose sump pump, flywheel with heavy inertia ring for super smooth running at low rpm, flywheel housing, special quiet air intake filter, 12 volt starter, 65 amp battery charging alternator, shutdown solenoid energised to stop, “ABV” control panel (with tachometer/hour recorder, keystart switch and pushbutton stop, warning lights and alarm buzzer for low oil pressure, high water temperature, no charge, and power on); with 3 m interconnection cable with multi pin plug and sockets to engine harness. SeaProp Saildrive leg with 2.15:1 reduction, heavy duty engine feet with flexible mountings, GRP base for mounting in hull, “Morse” type end fittings for speed and gear control, engine test certificate, operators manual. Red paint and packed on skid base with a 3-year “Self Service” warranty.
Literature & Manuals
Standard Control Panel - ABV
Beta Marine Pacific Northwest is owned and operated by Sea Green Partners, dba SEA Marine, Port Townsend, WA