Marine Mechanics A.K.A. Motorboat mechanics, or marine equipment mechanics, are involved with the inner workings of many types of boats such as cabin cruisers, commercial fishing boats, yachts, smaller boats. Marine mechanics are involved with diesel engines, gasoline inboard or outboard - sometimes even propeller systems, steering mechanisms, marine plumbing and other parts of the boat. Using the latest diagnostic technology, Boat Mechanics are responsible for inspection repair, and maintenance of these marine giants.
Marine Mechanics are in demand like never before. With the usage of yachts, and cabin cruisers going up as well as personal watercraft at an alltime high and more boaters out on the water, a Marine Technicians career is a solid and exciting field to aspire for. Check out our picks for Marine Technology education and Boat Mechanics here. Get onboard with a marine mechanics degree today!
Get personalized training from instructors with real world experience who know marine technology inside out. At MMI, you receive real world training on state-of-the-industry technology. Working directly on the latest models, students learn "hands-on" to trouble shoot, service and repair four- and two-stroke outboards, stern drive, rigging, fuel & lube systems, electrical, and more. In addition, you'll undertake diesel marine engines and be factory-trained on Mercury®, Suzuki®, Yamaha®, Honda and Volvo-Penta® ...and it's included in the MMI Core program! Start Your Technician Career Today!
WyoTech's Daytona Beach campus specializes in training students for careers in the exciting motorcycle and marine industries. Located in America's motorcycling capital, WyoTech in Daytona Beach can allow students to concentrate on bikes from Asia, Europe and America's own Harley-Davidson. Students can also prepare for careers working with power systems for watercraft ranging from speedboats to jet skis.