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Fishing Boat Engines and Transmissions

Fishing season creates tremendous pressure to minimize downtime. Harsh marine conditions and remote locations add to the challenges of keeping engines running at peak performance. After working as a mechanic on an Alaskan crab boat Jim Porter founded Tacoma Diesel in 1969 to serve the unique and demanding needs of fishing boat operators. We are dedicated to providing quality, timely service to fishing boat operators.

New Engines, Rebuilt Engines, and Engine Repowering

Our diesel engine professionals will work with you to evaluate your needs then design and install the propulsion engine(s) and auxiliary power to meet your specifications. For your fishing boat repower, we will save you time and money by including all the related components you’ll need in your engine package.


Call Tacoma Diesel to design and install your new engines or repower your fishing boat.

Your authorized full service dealer for:

Need parts? Come in or call for all diesel engine parts. We air freight parts to Alaska, often same day.


Maintenance, remanufacturing, repair, and overhauls in our shop or at your site in Alaska or Washington.


100% Satisfaction Guaranteed and all workmanship is covered by our workmanship warranty. You can count on Tacoma Diesel to do the job right the first time and stand behind our work.


Contact us now about your fishing boat’s power needs.