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Basic Diesel Operation & Maintenance

Vancouver Maritime Museum

04 Nov 2017 0900h - 1630h  

Members $65 / Non-Members $75

David West
diesel engine

This course is intended for anyone who owns and maintains their own sailboat, or those who want to gain a better understanding of diesel engines, including proper operation and maintenance. No prior experience or knowledge of diesel engines is necessary. The instructor will explain the operating principals of a marine diesel engine and will cover operation, servicing and troubleshooting related to:

  • Lubrication
  • Cooling
  • Fuel
  • Electrical
  • Stuffing boxes

About the Instructor

David West is a highly experienced and knowledgeable diesel mechanic and instructor who comes highly recommended by students who have attended his courses. He is also a sailing instructor. Some of his credentials include:

  • Licensed diesel mechanic with over 40 years of experience
  • Operated marine repair business for over 15 years
  • Operations Manager for Cooper Boating for 10 years
  • CYA Learn to Cruise Advanced Instructor & Instructor Evaluator



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