The Official Magazine of the Bluewater Cruising Association

Engine Inspection & Maintenance Presentation (#3)

Kit Griffin

Burrard Civic Marina, 1655 Whyte Ave, Vancouver BC

11 May 2024 1000h-1400h  

Members $75 / Non-Members $95

David West
Swan engine in Tahiti

Have you ever looked at your engine with distrust? Does your engine seem to have a mind of its own? Join us for a morning presentation to improve your understanding of inspecting and maintaining your boat’s engine and banish those concerns!

Course Information

This will be a concentrated presentation aboard a 1990 Fraser 30. This presentation is intended for people who own and maintain their own boat’s engine and want to gain a better understanding, including proper inspection and maintenance, in preparing you for offshore sailing.  Topics to be covered include:

  • Fuel System
  • Air System
  • Cooling System
  • Lubrication System
  • Exhaust System
  • Electrical System
  • Belts and Pulleys
  • Engine Mounts
  • Transmission
  • General Inspection

About the Instructor

David West is a highly experienced and knowledgeable diesel mechanic, with over 40 years of experience. He is an instructor who comes highly recommended by students who have attended his courses.

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