The Official Magazine of the Bluewater Cruising Association

Basic and Intermediate Diesel Operation and Maintenance

Kit Griffin

Burrard Civic Marina, Vancouver BC

13 Apr 2024  to 14 Apr 2024 0900h - 1600h

Members $130 / Non-Members $150

Vancouver Education

This 2-day course is intended for those who own and maintain their own boat, or those who want to gain a better understanding of diesel engines, including proper operation and maintenance.  Attendance at a Basic Diesel Engine course or a good basic knowledge of diesel engines is a mandatory prerequisite.  Course topics include:

  • Review of fuel, cooling and lubrication systems
  • Electrical system: batteries, alternators, AC chargers and inverters
  • Battery servicing
  • Various charging systems
  • Drives: straight drive, v-drive, sail drives
  • Shaft seals

The desk work includes samples of the Diesel Engine parts; handouts include diagrams of the Diesel Engine internals and related.

David West is a highly experienced and knowledgeable diesel mechanic and instructor. He comes highly recommended by students who have attended his courses.

Image Attribution: Model Engine B Luc Viatour” by I, Luc Viatour. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons.
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