Choice based on experience

When he got his first boat, he named her De Dee Mae – and she worked well for him. In 1979, success led him to Billings Diesel and Marine Service in Stonington, Maine for a larger boat. The 54 by 17-foot fibreglass vessel, known as a Northeast 54, became the De Dee Mae II. Over the next thirty years the boat and its He had a DDC 8V92 main engine served him well, and was overhauled several times. In 2000 he replaced it with the long block version rated for 388hp at 2300rpm. This past winter, he decided it was time to give this faithful boat a new main engine, and went back to the yard that built her and had worked on her over the years. photo’s, >click to read< 12:56

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