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Attwood Sahara Mk2 Automatic Bilge Pump Range offers revolutionary benefits to the marine industry

News Date: February 01, 2021

Mechanical Systems

New in 2020

The easiest, most reliable automatic bilge pump ever designed.

For the past 18 years, the Attwood Sahara Bilge Pump has been an industry standard for boat builders and consumers from around the globe. The next generation Sahara Mk2 was designed with revolutionary benefits that consumers and customers have been wanting from their bilge pump:

  • The only automatic bilge pump that eliminates air locks
  • The easiest automatic bilge pump to install and service
  • The most reliable automatic bilge pump in saltwater and freshwater applications

Sahara Mk2 is the only automatic bilge pump that eliminates air locks. What makes Sahara Mk2 so innovative is the patented X-Air™ Impeller. Its engineered performance forces air bubbles trapped in the hose and underside of the pump out of the pipework, so that the pump will not run dry and burn out. This breakthrough technology makes Sahara Mk2 the most reliable automatic bilge pump in freshwater and saltwater applications.

Attwood Sahara Mk2 Automatic Bilge Pump Range

Attwood made improvements from the original Sahara Mk1 to save builders time on production lines and get the boater back on the water faster.

Exterior mounting feet eliminate the need to remove the bilge basket, reducing the time and effort it takes to install Sahara Mk2. Sahara Mk2 is also universal backwards compatible. The basket includes a 7-pump mounting hole pattern that adapts to any top bilge pump in its category. This makes it so that there is no need to drill new holes or build in additional boards to replace an old pump.

Attwood Sahara Mk2 Automatic Bilge Pump Range

Another great feature of the Sahara Mk2 is the integrated outlet port that has been moved from the housing to the basket. There is no more need to dismantle the plumbing for system maintenance. Fittings in straight and 90-degree format allow users to install the pump anywhere in a full 360° orientation​.

Last, but not least, Sahara Mk2 is built with single-hand pump cartridge release that is convenient when trying to access the pump placed in a hard-to-reach area of the boat’s hull​.

Learn more at: new.attwoodmarine.com/saharamk2/




Attwood, a division of Advanced Systems Group (ASG) by Brunswick, has been a proven marine industry leader for over 100 years. Attwood’s wide range of products, including general marine accessories, seat and table hardware, and water systems and ventilation, are tested to the highest USCG, ABYC, and CE standards. At Attwood, quality is our highest priority.

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