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Intermediate Diesel Engines course

by Bluewater Cruising Association 4 Nov 14:11 UTC
Diesel engine © Bluewater Cruising Association

Vancouver Maritime Museum, TK Gallery, 1905 Ogden Avenue, Vancouver
25 November 2018 - 1000h - 17000h
Members $75 / Non-Members $90
David West

This course is for anyone who owns and maintains their own sailboat, already have some basic knowledge of diesel engines, and want to gain a better understanding of them, including proper operation and more advanced maintenance procedures.

Attendance at a prior BCA Basic Diesel course or a good basic knowledge of diesel engines is a pre-requisite for this course. Some topics covered include:

  • 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

David West is a highly experienced and knowledgeable diesel mechanic and instructor who comes highly recommended by past students. He is also a sailing instructor.

For more information and to register – Click here.

This article has been provided by the courtesy of Bluewater Cruising Association.

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