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Volvo Penta recently presented Golden Arrow Marine with the prestigious ‘Performance Award’ during the Volvo Penta European Dealer Meeting in Venice. This signifies that our engineers are the best trained with the highest competence score within the UK and European Volvo Penta network. Volvo Penta said ‘Many thanks for your consistent effort and the value created for our customers and partners during the year 2015 and 2016, hereby Volvo Penta proudly announce that you are the Champion among Volvo Penta Centres with excellent performance on the service market competence development’.

With three branches along the South Coast of England – Poole, Southampton and Portsmouth supplying engine sales, parts, service and boat sales to the recreational and commercial sector. Martin Bizzell, Engineering Director said ‘This is an exceptional honour for us and we’re delighted Volvo Penta has recognised our hard work and dedication to the brand, service, training and sales with the best trained Volvo Penta marine engineers in the whole of Europe, that is quite an achievement. As a company we are dedicated to training and staff development from apprentices to long standing staff all benefitting from continual development to ensure we provide our customers with the highest level of professional service. A special mention must go to our engineers whose hard work and dedication has made us all Champions’.

Welcome to Golden Arrow Marine

The Golden Arrow Marine name has been associated with delivering the highest level of engineering service and support to the marine industry since 1935.

Now as part of the Salterns Marina Ltd group we operate from 3 branches strategically located along the UK’s South Coast and provide a broad range of products and services to a diverse customer base. From our traditional background of marine diesel engines and marine engineering to Day Boats, RIBS, Stabilisers, Thrusters, Anchors and much more.

We are official distributor and dealer for quality brands such as Volvo Penta, Perkins, MAN, Honda, ABT-TRAC, Maxwell and ZF.

Our Sales, Service and Parts staff are on hand to discuss your particular requirements and our engineers are available for worldwide product support.

Here's what our customers are saying about us

  • "I'd just like to say thankyou for all your help in my recent purchase of tacho and harness for my boat/engine package I bought from you at the end of last year. I fitted the tacho today and all went smoothly, ran up the engine on tick-over and all worked fine." 
  • “The ‘brilliant’ Golden Arrow Marine engineer Simon recently serviced my 115t Perkins engine and Northern Lights generator. From start to finish this knowledgeable engineer took great care; discussing my requirements, patiently and fastidiously planning the process along the way. A most enjoyable day, which I’d highly recommend to anyone.” 
    Mr Paul Atkinson
  • "Thank you very, very much indeed for so kindly arranging for my training with your Marine Engineer Olly Drew, who was totally brilliant; very clear in his explanations, presentation and totally confident in his technical knowledge. Thank you again - an excellent advertisement for Golden Arrow Marine and Volvo Penta."
    Mr Peter Forbes - Volvo D3 - 110 Training

  • "I’m flying an engineer from Golden Arrow Marine out to look at the engine tomorrow. They have been excellent again and are a real credit to the marine industry"
    Owner Mr Graham Coxell via Oyster Marine, in response to Perkins engine problems
  • "Thanks again for all your help, I believe you went way beyond the call of duty"
    Captain Tim Harris, ABT-TRAC stabiliser assistance
  • "Thank you for great service, good to have a company that does a little but extra, Great Job!"
    Mr Bob Gatehouse, service customer
  • "Thanks again for all your efforts, it really makes a difference having a business that is prepared to go above and beyond the call of duty for their customers"
    Alex Thomson - Alex Thomson Racing / Hugo Boss
  • "Very many thanks for the workshop Manual - quite stunning...Excellent service - and please quote me!"
    Mr Colin Hazeldine - Lombardini Marine engine user
  • "Just had some excellent service from Golden Arrow Marine. No connection just a satisfied customer"
    Nedmin - forum
  • "May I say a fantastic thank you to Golden Arrow for everything. A very professional first class service."
    Chris Driscoll - Hayling Island Rescue Service
  • "A big thank you to Golden Arrow (TRAC) engineers for helping us out at this busy time!"
    Sunseeker International Factory Test Team
  • "Many thanks for your excellent service" 
    Mr Mike Nixon - Perkins owner, parts despatched to Greece
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