Jericho Sailing Centre, 1300 Discovery St. Vancouver BC
01 Dec 2019 1000h - 1630h
Members $75 / Non-Members $90
This 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 pre-requisite.
- Review of fuel, cooling and lubrication systems
- Electrical system: Batteries, Alternators, AC Chargers & 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.
Note: A Basic Diesel Engines course is scheduled for Saturday Nov 30. It is highly recommend that both courses be taken if you are not experienced or do not regularly work on your diesel engine.