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Klassen started marinizing Isuzu engines back in the early 60’s with the SUZIE brand name. Being one of the early pioneers in this field Klassen has been able to offer quality yet affordable Japanese marine diesel engines for both pleasure and commercial applications and being able to deal directly with the manufacture has allowed Klassen’s customers refrain from paying the middle man mark-ups felt by our completion’s customer base.

The SUZIE marine engine’s strength starts with its power source with high quality choices of Isuzu, Mitsubishi and Doosan models we offer a range of engines from 14 to 210 hp so we are sure we have your small to mid range engine requirements covered.

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History

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Klassen Diesel Sales Ltd. was founded in 1965 by Victor Klassen in Richmond, B.C.  Victor saw a need for dependable and fuel efficient marine engines and generator sets.  Isuzu Diesel Engines were imported, and Victor successfully designed a marinization of the engines.

Suzie® Diesel Engines, and Lecset® Generator Sets powered by Isuzu Diesel Engines quickly developed a reputation for quality and durability.  As the reputation grew, so did the customer base.  Remote Canadian fishing lodges, canneries, logging camps, and construction companies joined the list of Klassen customers.

In 1976, in response to demand from U.S. customers, Klassen opened a Seattle based branch, located in the Ballard area near Fishermen’s Terminal.  Victor constructed a modern shop and warehouse and  the success of the Seattle operation mirrored the Canadian operation.  Shortly after, a satellite branch was opened in Bellingham, WA.

1990 saw the opening of a branch near Victoria, on Vancouver Island in Saanichton, B.C.  This new shop and warehouse provided support for the multitude of commercial fisherman, logging camps, and boat builders located on Vancouver Island.

A restructuring of the manufacturing responsibilities of the branches for a more efficient operation, and partly due to improved transportation services led to the closure of the Bellingham plant in 2000.  The building was sold and machinery was moved to the other branches as needed.

1996 brought about a move of the corporate headquarters to a new 25,000 square foot facility in Delta, B.C., located in the Tilbury Business Park. The new facility offered improved manufacturing capability, more space for the parts department, improved office facilities, a larger yard, and improved parking.

A new engine line was added in 1999, Doosan (formally known as Daewoo) Diesel Engines.  Doosan built engines for Isuzu and MAN for twenty years.  These engines had been sold in construction equipment and forklifts in the U.S. for fifteen years.

2003 saw the addition of Mitsubishi Diesel Engines to Klassen’s production of generator sets and small marine propulsion engines.  All the Mitsubishi Engine models offered by Klassen are Tier II and CARB certified.

In 2006, FPT marine engines (formally Iveco Motors North America) appointed Klassen Diesel Sales of Delta, B.C. the FPT Marine Engine Distributor for Western Canada.

Klassen’s philosophy is to support products sold.  Customers cannot afford downtime.  Thus, Klassen maintains one of the largest inventories of Isuzu and Daewoo Diesel Engine parts in North America.  Additionally, service technicians are available on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Isuzu Diesel Engines, Isuzu Marine Engines, FPT Marine Diesel Engines, Daewoo Diesel Engines, Doosan Diesel Engines, Mitsubishi Diesel Engines are built into custom marine or industrial power systems by Klassen. Klassen’s “Lecset®” Generators have earned a reputation for being dependable and long-lived, while operating economically. Klassen’s “Suzie®” Marine Engines power all sorts of vessels, ranging from water taxis at Vancouver, B.C.’s inner harbor to salmon seiners and tenders in the rugged waters of Alaska, trollers in S.E. Alaska, tuna boats off Hawaii, and squidders off California.

Klassen pioneered marinization of the Isuzu Diesel Engines in North America, and has been building Isuzu Diesel Power Systems for over 40 years. Isuzu Engines range from 10 to 700 hp. Isuzu generator sets range from 5 kW to 99 kW.

FPT Marine Diesel Engines are available at all locations now. Klassen is the FPT Marine Engine Distributor for Western Canada. FPT’s factory built marine engines range 100 to 900 hp.

Mitsubishi engines from 8 to 70 hp are offered in marine or land-based generator sets ranging from 4 kW to 40 kW. Klassen offers quality power systems with unmatched product support.

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Yukon Power Systems

Yukon Power Systems is a new company formed in 2014? from the assets purchased by Hatton Engine and Generators, Inc. from Klassen Engine Company in Seattle. Klassen Engine Company enjoyed a sterling reputation during their 38 years in business. Yukon, in the tradition of the former owners, will continue providing marine and industrial engines, generators, parts and service for Mitsubishi Diesel Engines, Fiat Powertrain Marine and Industrial Engines, and Isuzu Diesel Engines. As an independent organization, but with the affiliation of the Hatton group of companies, including Nebar, Hill Machine, Hatton Fabrication, and the large parent company, the capabilities of Yukon Power Systems have greatly expanded. Hatton Marine will continue as a dealer for Yukon (formerly Klassen) Power Products. The existing dealer network for Klassen Engine’s products are converting to the Yukon brand. Additional dealers and service companies will be added throughout the West Coast, Alaska, and Canada to cover areas not currently serviced. New product lines are under development, and will be introduced in 2014.

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Contact Information

CANADA – Vancouver, BC
Klassen Diesel Sales Ltd. > OoB?
7187 Progress Way – Suite #101
Delta, BC V4G 1K8, Canada
Toll Free: 1-866-940-6400
Telephone:(604) 940-6400
Fax Line: (604) 940-6500
Website: https://klassendiesel.com/
Sales Email: delta#klassendiesel.com
Parts Email: parts#klassendiesel.com
Service Email: service#klassendiesel.com

CANADA – Victoria, BC
Klassen Diesel Sales Ltd. > OoB?
6701 Oldfield Road
Saanichton BC V8M 2A1
Toll Free:
Telephone: (250) 652-6655
Fax Line: (250) 652-6655
Website: www.klassenengine.com
Contact Form:
Email: victoria#klassenengine.com

USA – Seattle, WA
Klassen Engine Co.Yukon Power Systems (Hatton) in 2014?
1538 NW 50th St
Seattle WA  98107
Toll Free: 1-888-784-0148
Telephone:
Fax Line: (206) 783-6811
Website: www.klassenengine.com
Contact Form:
Email: seattle#klassenengine.com

USA – Blaine & Mount Vernon, WA  (? Bellingham, WA?)
Klassen Diesel Sales Ltd.? > OoB?
Telephone: (360) 202-0689
Fax Line:
Website: www.klassenengine.com
Contact Form:
Email: david#klassenengine.com


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Specifications For Suzie
4-Stroke Cycle Diesel Marine Engines

TABLE KEY:
Types of Engine Vendors: Engine design owners may produce the engines in-house as manufacturers.
^ Licensees are licensed by engine design owners to produce base engines and/or marine engines.
^ Marinizers buy base engines from the producers at wholesale, marinize them for marine service,
^ ^ and then sell them to boat builders, resellers, etc. at wholesale or to end users at retail.
^ Resellers buy marine engines at wholesale and resell them at a markup or at retail.
BASE ENGINE: Manufacturer/Vendor & Model of Base Engine followed by Specifications.
^ CYL: Cylinder Orientation & Configuration – (Dash w/no spaces) Number of Cylinders: (example: “V-8”)
^ ^ Cylinder Orientation: No Code = u… = Upright (Vertical). s… = Slanted (Inclined).
^ ^ ^ h… = Horizontal (Flat, Pancake). i… = Inverted (Upside Down).
^ ^ Cylinder Configuration: …S = Single Cylinder. …T = Twin Cylinder. I = In-Line. …V = V Pattern (eg V-8).
^ BORE & STROKE: …mm = Millimeters. …in = …” = Inches.
^ DISPLACEMENT = Swept Volume: …cc = Cubic Centimeters (cm³). …L = Liters. …ci = Cubic Inches (in³).
MODEL RATINGS: Base Engine Model, Vendor Rating Code, Duty Ratings, Power Ratings, etc.
^ A-F: Aspiration-Fueling: Intake Air uncharged or charged – Petrol or Diesel Fueling.
^ ^ Aspiration: N = Naturally Aspirated. T = Turbocharged. TT = Twin Turbos, S = Supercharged.
^ ^ ^ …i = Intercooled. …a = Aftercooled. …A = Air Cooled Intercooler/Aftercooler (Charged Air Cooler).
^ ^ ^ …R = …r = w/RawWater (Seawater) Cooled Intercooler/Aftercooler (Charged Air Cooler).
^ ^ ^ …F = …f = w/FreshWater (Engine Coolant) Cooled Intercooler/Aftercooler (Charged Air Cooler).
^ ^ Petrol Fueling: C = Carbureted. T = Throttle Body Injection. M = Multiport Injection.
^ ^ ^ D = Direct Injection. …a = Compressed Air Assisted Injection.
^ ^ Diesel Fueling: M = Mechanical Injection. …d = Distributor Injection Pump. …I = In-line Injection Pump.
^ ^ ^ …ii = II = Integral Injector. C = Common Rail. E = …e = Electronic Injection.
^ ^ ^ …d = Direct Injection (into combustion chamber). …i = Indirect Injection (pre-combustion chamber).
^ DR = Duty Ratings: See the Engine Duty Ratings Description at the end of the Table.
^ ^ ♦♦ = Highest Power Rating from Data Sources.
^ POWER: kW = Kilowatts. HP = Horsepower. BHP = Brake Horsepower. SHP = Metric Horsepower.
^ RPM = Power Ratings @ Revolutions Per Minute.
^ YEARS: Beginning-Ending. Trailing “–” (Dash) without an Ending Date = Still in Production/Available.
^ ^ YYYY usually = Model Year. MM/YY = actual Month/Year.
^ ^ Vendors typically market products after production ceases, often until stockpiles are exhausted.
^ DS = Data Source: Click DS Link to view DS. ♦♦♦ = Summary of Data Compiled from Multiple Sources.
^ ^ Beginning Capital Letter = Vendor’s Beginning Letter (Examples: F = Ford, L = Lehman, V = Vetus)
^ ^ BD = BoatDiesel.com. …d = Directory. …w = Webpage. …c = Catalog. …b = Brochure. …s = SpecSheet.
^ ^ …o = Owner’s/Operator’s Manual. …m = Service/Repair/Technical/Workshop/Shop Manual.
^ ^ …p = Parts Catalog. …h = History. …y = Years Mfr’d History. …f = Forum. Wiki = Wikipedia.
^ ^ …1,2,3,A,B,C,etc = Source #, Version, Revision (Example: Fc1 = Ford Catalog #1).
Data: ⊗ = Data Not Available from Data Source. ¿… = …? = Data Unconfirmed/in Question.

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Isuzu 4-Stroke Cycle Diesel Base Engines

BASE ENGINE:
ISUZU CYL BORE STROKE DISPLACEMENT
2CA1 I-2 70mm / ⊗in 74mm / ⊗in ⊗cc / 0.57L / ⊗ci
MODEL RATINGS:
ISUZU A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
2CA1 N-M ♦♦ ⊗-⊗ ♦♦♦
^ 2CA1 N-M ⊗-⊗ Is?
MARINIZERS:
SUZIE A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
14 N-M ♦♦ 13 3600 196?- ♦♦♦
^ 14 N-M I 13 3600 196?- Ss?

NOTES: Features Horizontal Crankshaft and Parent Bore Cylinders.

BASE ENGINE:
ISUZU CYL BORE STROKE DISPLACEMENT
3CA1 I-3 70mm / ⊗in 74mm / ⊗in ⊗cc / 0.9L / ⊗ci
MODEL RATINGS:
ISUZU A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
3CA1 N-M ♦♦ ⊗-⊗ ♦♦♦
^ 3CA1 N-M ⊗-⊗ Is?
MARINIZERS:
SUZIE A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
23 N-M ♦♦ 23 3600 196?- ♦♦♦
^ 23 N-M I 23 3600 196?- Ss?

NOTES: Features Horizontal Crankshaft and Parent Bore Cylinders.

BASE ENGINE:
ISUZU CYL BORE STROKE DISPLACEMENT
3CD1 I-3 84mm / ⊗in 90mm / ⊗in ⊗cc / 1.5L / ⊗ci
MODEL RATINGS:
ISUZU A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
3CD1 N-M ♦♦ ⊗-⊗ ♦♦♦
^ 3CD1 N-M ⊗-⊗ Is?
MARINIZERS:
SUZIE A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
25 N-M ♦♦ 35 3000 196?- ♦♦♦
^ 25 N-M I 35 3000 196?- Ss?

NOTES: Features Horizontal Crankshaft and Parent Bore Cylinders.

BASE ENGINE:
ISUZU CYL BORE STROKE DISPLACEMENT
3CB1 I-3 76mm / ⊗in 82mm / ⊗in ⊗cc / 0.9L / ⊗ci
MODEL RATINGS:
ISUZU A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
3CB1 N-M ♦♦ ⊗-⊗ ♦♦♦
^ 3CB1 N-M ⊗-⊗ Is?
MARINIZERS:
SUZIE A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
27 N-M ♦♦ 27 3200 196?- ♦♦♦
^ 27 N-M I 27 3200 196?- Ss?

NOTES: Features Horizontal Crankshaft and Parent Bore Cylinders.

BASE ENGINE:
ISUZU CYL BORE STROKE DISPLACEMENT
3CD1T I-3 84mm / ⊗in 90mm / ⊗in ⊗cc / 1.5L / ⊗ci
MODEL RATINGS:
ISUZU A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
3CD1T N-M ♦♦ ⊗-⊗ ♦♦♦
^ 3CD1T N-M ⊗-⊗ Is?
MARINIZERS:
SUZIE A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
40 N-M ♦♦ 42 3000 196?- ♦♦♦
^ 40 N-M I 42 3000 196?- Ss?

NOTES: Features Horizontal Crankshaft and Parent Bore Cylinders.

BASE ENGINE:
ISUZU CYL BORE STROKE DISPLACEMENT
4LE2 I-4 85mm / 3.34in 96mm / 3.78in ⊗cc / 2.2L / 133ci
MODEL RATINGS:
ISUZU A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
4LE2 N-M ♦♦ ⊗-⊗ ♦♦♦
^ 4LE2 N-M ⊗-⊗ Is?
MARINIZERS:
SUZIE A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
54 N-M ♦♦ 54 3000 196?- ♦♦♦
^ 54 N-M C 48 3000 196?- Ss?
^ 54 N-M I 54 3000 196?- Ss?

NOTES: Features Horizontal Crankshaft and Parent Bore Cylinders.

BASE ENGINE:
ISUZU CYL BORE STROKE DISPLACEMENT
4JG1T I-4 85mm / ⊗in 96mm / ⊗in ⊗cc / 3.1L / ⊗ci
MODEL RATINGS:
ISUZU A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
4JG1T N-M ♦♦ ⊗-⊗ ♦♦♦
^ 4JG1T N-M ⊗-⊗ Is?
MARINIZERS:
SUZIE A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
4JG1T N-M ♦♦ 90 3000 196?- ♦♦♦
^ 4JG1T N-M C 80 2800 196?- Ss?
^ 4JG1T N-M I 90 3000 196?- Ss?

NOTES: Features Horizontal Crankshaft and Dry Liner Cylinders.

BASE ENGINE:
ISUZU CYL BORE STROKE DISPLACEMENT
4BG1 I-4 105mm / 4.13in 125mm / 4.92in ⊗cc / 4.3L / 264ci
MODEL RATINGS:
ISUZU A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
4BG1 N-M ♦♦ ⊗-⊗ ♦♦♦
^ 4BG1 N-M ⊗-⊗ Is?
MARINIZERS:
SUZIE A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
100 N-M ♦♦ 100 2800 196?- ♦♦♦
^ 100 N-M C 78 2500 196?- Ss?
^ 100 N-M I 100 2800 196?- Ss?

NOTES: Features Horizontal Crankshaft and Dry Liner Cylinders.

BASE ENGINE:
ISUZU CYL BORE STROKE DISPLACEMENT
4BG1T I-4 105mm / 4.13in 125mm / 4.92in ⊗cc / 4.3L / 264ci
MODEL RATINGS:
ISUZU A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
4BG1T T-M ♦♦ ⊗-⊗ ♦♦♦
^ 4BG1T T-M ⊗-⊗ Is?
MARINIZERS:
SUZIE A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
120 T-M ♦♦ 120 2800 196?- ♦♦♦
^ 120 T-M C 98 2400 196?- Ss?
^ 120 T-M I 120 2800 196?- Ss?

NOTES: Features Horizontal Crankshaft and Dry Liner Cylinders.

BASE ENGINE:
ISUZU CYL BORE STROKE DISPLACEMENT
6BG1 I-6 105mm / 4.13in 125mm / 4.92in ⊗cc / 6.5L / 396ci
MODEL RATINGS:
ISUZU A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
6BG1 N-M ♦♦ ⊗-⊗ ♦♦♦
^ 6BG1 N-M ⊗-⊗ Is?
MARINIZERS:
SUZIE A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
135 N-M ♦♦ 140 2800 196?- ♦♦♦
^ 135 N-M C 125 2800 196?- Ss?
^ 135 N-M I 140 2800 196?- Ss?

NOTES: Features Horizontal Crankshaft and Dry Liner Cylinders.

BASE ENGINE:
ISUZU CYL BORE STROKE DISPLACEMENT
6BG1T I-6 105mm / 4.13in 125mm / 4.92in ⊗cc / 6.5L / 396ci
MODEL RATINGS:
ISUZU A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
6BG1T T-M ♦♦ ⊗-⊗ ♦♦♦
^ 6BG1T T-M ⊗-⊗ Is?
MARINIZERS:
SUZIE A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
180 N-M ♦♦ 180 2800 196?- ♦♦♦
^ 180 N-M C? 159 2500 196?- Ss?
^ 180 N-M I 180 2800 196?- Ss?

NOTES: Features Horizontal Crankshaft and Dry Liner Cylinders.

Mitsubishi 4-Stroke Cycle Diesel Base Engines

BASE ENGINE:
MITSUBISHI CYL BORE STROKE DISPLACEMENT
L3E1 I-3 76mm / ⊗in 70mm / ⊗in ⊗cc / 0.95L / ⊗ci
MODEL RATINGS:
MITSUBISHI A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
L3E1 N-M ♦♦ ⊗-⊗ ♦♦♦
^ L3E1 N-M ⊗-⊗ Ms?
MARINIZERS:
SUZIE A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
23M N-M ♦♦ 23 3600 2003- ♦♦♦
^ 23M N-M I 23 3600 2003 Ss?

NOTES: Features Horizontal Crankshaft and ¿Parent Bore Cylinders.

BASE ENGINE:
MITSUBISHI CYL BORE STROKE DISPLACEMENT
L3L2 I-3 78mm / ⊗in 92mm / ⊗in ⊗cc / 1.3L / ⊗ci
MODEL RATINGS:
MITSUBISHI A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
L3L2 N-M ♦♦ ⊗-⊗ ♦♦♦
^ L3L2 N-M ⊗-⊗ Ms?
MARINIZERS:
SUZIE A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
27M N-M ♦♦ 28 3000 2003- ♦♦♦
^ 27M N-M C 20 2800 2003- Ss?
^ 27M N-M I 28 3000 2003- Ss?

NOTES: Features Horizontal Crankshaft and ¿Parent Bore Cylinders.

BASE ENGINE:
MITSUBISHI CYL BORE STROKE DISPLACEMENT
S4L2 I-4 78mm / ⊗in 92mm / ⊗in ⊗cc / 1.75L / ⊗ci
MODEL RATINGS:
MITSUBISHI A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
S4L2 N-M ♦♦ ⊗-⊗ ♦♦♦
^ 24L2 N-M ⊗-⊗ Ms?
MARINIZERS:
SUZIE A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
37 N-M ♦♦ 37 3000 2003- ♦♦♦
^ 37 N-M C 35 2800 2003- Ss?
^ 37 N-M I 37 3000 2003- Ss?

NOTES: Features Horizontal Crankshaft and ¿Parent Bore Cylinders.

BASE ENGINE:
MITSUBISHI CYL BORE STROKE DISPLACEMENT
S4S I-4 94mm / ⊗in 120mm / ⊗in ⊗cc / 3.3L / ⊗ci
MODEL RATINGS:
MITSUBISHI A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
S4S N-M ♦♦ ⊗-⊗ ♦♦♦
^ S4S N-M ⊗-⊗ Ms?
MARINIZERS:
SUZIE A-F DR kW BHP MHP RPM YEARS DS
70M N-M ♦♦ 70 2800 2003- ♦♦♦
^ 70M N-M C 60 2500 2003- Ss?
^ 70M N-M I 70 2800 2003- Ss?

NOTES: Features Horizontal Crankshaft and ¿Parent Bore Cylinders.

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Suzie
Engine Duty Ratings

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Marine:
C = Con = Continuous = Commercial
I = Int = Intermittent = Pleasure Craft

Power Generation:
G = Gen = GenSet = Generator (Continuous Load)
P = Peak = Generator (Intermittent Peak Load)


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02 – BOAT BUILDING, OUTFITTING, REFITTING & REPAIR: (Incl. DIY).
02.01 – Boat Designing Schools:
02.02 – Boat Designers: (Naval Architects, Boat Plans, Kits,+).
02.03 – Statutes & Standards: (Vessel & Equipment Requirements,+).
02.03.01 – Marine Laws & Regulations: (CAN, GBR, USA,+).
02.03.02 – Industry Standards: (ISO, IMO, ABYC, NFPA,+).
02.03.03 – Classification Societies: (ABS, LR, DNV<GL, BV, RINA,+).
02.04 – Boat Building & Refitting Tools,+: (Vendors, Specs, Manuals, Recalls,+).
02.05 – Boat Materials: (Qualities, Vendors, Specs, Manuals, Recalls,+).
02.05.01 – Wood: (Species, Rot; Carvel, Clinker/Lapstrake, Veneer/Plywood, Cold Molded,+).
02.05.02 – Metal: Iron, Steel, Aluminum, Copper,+. (Strengths, Weaknesses, Corrosion,+).
02.05.03 – Ferrocement: (Strengths, Weaknesses, Corrosion,+).
02.05.04 – FRP & GRP Composites: Fiberglass, Carbon Fiber,+. (Strengths, Weaknesses,+).
02.06 – Boat Equipment: (Vendors, Specs, Manuals, Reviews, Recalls,+).
02.06.01 – Steering & Thrusters: (Mechanical, Electric, Hydraulic,+).
02.06.02 – Stabilizers & Trim Plates: (Mechanical, Electric, Hydraulic,+).
02.06.03 – Dewatering Devices: (Bailers, Bilge Pumps,+).
02.06.04 – Galvanic Corrosion Protection: (Active, Anodes,+).
02.06.05 – Hull Penetrations & Openings: (Thru-Hulls, Scuttles, Skylights, Hatches,+).
02.06.06 – Deck Hardware & Equipment: (Cleats, Railings,+).
02.06.06.01 – Ground Tackle: (Anchors, Rodes, Chocks, Winches,+).
02.06.06.02 – Commercial Fishing Gear: (Pots, Nets, Lines, Winches, Reels, Rods,+).
02.06.07 – Rigging: (Rig Types, Standing Rigging, Running Rigging, Vendors, Riggers,+).
02.06.07.01 – Sails: (Sail Types, Aerodynamics, Vendors, Sailmakers,+).
02.06.08 – Propulsion Machinery: (Types, Configurations, Features, Control Systems,+).
02.06.08.01 – Engines: (Systems, Manufacturers, Marinizers, Resellers,+).
02.06.08.01.01 – Engine Mechanical (Pistons, Rods, Crankshafts, Cylinders, Heads, Valves,+).
02.06.08.01.02 – Engine Lubrication (Splash, Forced, Oil, Filtration, Additives, Oil Analysis,+).
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02.06.08.05 – Propellers: (Types, Materials,+).
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02.06.12.03 – Galley Appliances: (Refrigeration, Galley Stoves,+).
02.06.12.04 – Water & Waste Systems: (Tanks, Water Makers, Pumps, Plumbing,+)
02.06.12.05 – Trash Disposal:
02.06.12.06 – Furnishings: (Cabinetry, furniture, Coverings, Entertainment, Weather,+).
02.06.13 – Personal Equipment:
02.06.13.01 – Diving: (Commercial & Sport).
02.06.13.02 – Fishing: (Sport).
02.06.13.03 – Racing: (Sail, Offshore Power, Powerboat, Hydroplane,+).
02.06.13.04 – Sailing: (Foul Weather Gear, Safety Harnesses,+).
02.06.13.05 – Watersports: (Surfing, Skiing, Boarding, Tubing,+).
02.06.14 – Boat Tenders:
02.06.15 – Boat Trailers: (Bunk, Roller,+)
02.07 – Marine Suppliers: (CAN, GBR, USA,+). (National Chains, Local,+)
02.08 – Boat Builders: (A∼Z) (w/Vessel Types, Locale & Years Active)
02.09 – Boat Refitters: (CAN, GBR, USA,+) (Shipyards, Boatyards, Riggers, Repair Shops,+).
02.10 – Boat Building, Outfitting, Refitting & Repair Schools: (Incl. DIY).
02.11 – DIY Boat Building, Outfitting, Refitting & Repair: (Maintenance‚ Troubleshooting‚+).

15 – DO-IT-YOURSELF (DIY):
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15.02 – DIY Boat Sales: (Buyers & Sellers).
15.03 – DIY Boat Inspections: (Pre-Survey, Pre-Purchase, Pre-Sale, Pre-Voyage, Sea Trials,+).
15.04 – DIY Schools & Classes: (Boat Building, Refitting, Inspection, Troubleshooting, Repair,+).

16 – MEDIA w/Creator Directory: (Authors, Editors, Publishers,+) + Academy eLibrary.
16.01 – Documentation: (Catalogs, Ads, SpecSheets, Manuals, TechVids, Bulletins, Recalls‚+).
16.02 – Books: (Bound, eBooks,+).
16.03 – Magazines: (Incl. Back Issues, Articles,+).
16.04 – Videos: (How-to-Tutorials, Documentaries, Travelogues, Movies,+).
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