Manuals for Sabre Diesel Engines

(including Sabre Lehman and Perkins Sabre brands)

Sabre Engines produced marinized diesel engines. The British company, founded in 1968, used Ford engines blocks to produce many engines. The company was bought by Caterpillar, which own Perkins, which now produces engines under the Perkins Sabre brand.

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
Maintain, Winterize and Recommission

•  explains all parts of the marine diesel system - fuel,
lubrication, breathing, electrics, stern gland, propeller etc.
•  140+ tasks, 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


Sabre Lehman Ford 4D242 Marine Diesel Engine Operators Manual & Parts

Sabre Lehman Power (with Ford engine block)
Operator's Manual and Parts Identification

4D242        4D254
6D363        6D363TC


30 pages
publ. June 1986

5 MB file


Perkins Sabre M300Ti Marine Diesel Engine Installation Manual

Installation Manual

M300Ti      M265Ti
M225         M215C
M185C      M135
M130C      M115T
M92           M92B


86 pages
publ. May 2007

5 MB file

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