Manuals for Beta Diesel Engines

Owner and Workshop Manuals are important documents that should be part of every vessel's library. They contain the detailed information necessary for safe operation, maintenance and correct servicing.  

The manuals on this page are provided for public information and education and can be downloaded for free.  All copyrights belong to copyright holders stated in the documents.

Dennison Berwick at launch of Marine Diesel Basics 1 in Toronto, Canada

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Marine Diesel Basics 1
shows how to do over 140 tasks:

•  explains all parts of the marine diesel system - fuel,
lubrication, breathing, electrics, stern gland, propeller etc.
•  300+ drawings, 222 pages
•  tasks are fully explained with clear drawings and minimal text
•  all tools & supplies needed are illustrated for each task
•  paperback US$15.99 £10.99 €12.99
•  ebook (kindle, kobo, ibooks, google, epub) US$9.99


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Beta Marine 85 technical sheet

Beta 85 Technical Brochure


Beta Marine 10 hp Engine Manual

Operator's Maintenance Manual

Beta 10
Beta BZ482
Beta 16
Beta BD722
Beta 25

68 pages

publ. March 2006

8mb file

Beta 28 Marine diesel Engine with Heat Exchanger Operators Manual

Operator's Maintenance Manual

Heat Exchanger Cooled

Beta 28     Beta 30
Beta 35     Beta 38


90 pages
publ. September 2013


12 MB file

Beta 30 Engine Manual

Operator's Maintenance Manual

Beta 30 (keel cooled)
Beta 38 (keel cooled)


69 pages

publ. May 2011

4 MB file


Beta Marine 43 hp Engine Manual

Operator's Maintenance Manual
(Heat Exchanger & Keel Cooled)

Beta 43
Beta 50
Beta 60

98 pages

publ. May 2015

22 MB file

Beta Marine 75hp Engine Manual

Operator's Maintenance Manual
(Heat Exchanger & Keel Cooled)

Beta 75
Beta 90
Beta 105

90 pages

publ. April 2015

24 MB file


Beta Saildrive SeaProp 60 Installation Guidelines

Installation Guidelines and
Operators Manual


SeaProp 60
(fits Beta 14 to 60 engines)

16 pages
publ. - July 2012


4 MB file

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