Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Sign In   |   Register
Community Search
Vancouver - 2017 Advanced Diesel (December 10)
Register Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend
 

A hands-on course for boat owners who already have a good basic knowledge of the operation and maintenance of diesel engines. In this small class students will work on an operational diesel engine on a stand in a garage, changing key components such as the alternator, starter and injectors.

 Export to Your Calendar 2017-12-10
When: Sunday December 10, 2017
From 9:00am until 5:00pm
Where: Private Garage in Vancouver
Address will be emailed to you upon registration
Vancouver, British Columbia 
Canada
Presenter: David West
Contact: Shannon Rae
604-805-8350


Online registration is closed.
« Go to Upcoming Event List  

Advanced Diesel with David West

Sunday December 10, 2017

 

Prerequisites:  

This is an advanced course.  Students should have completed a BCA intermediate level diesel course or be very familiar with diesel engine operation and maintenance.  Thank you.

Course Outline:

We have a working diesel engine on a stand in a garage.  This allows easy access for explanations and for doing service work.  The instructor will review fuel, cooling, electrical and lubrication systems.  Students will learn the correct procedure for bleeding the fuel system.  Students will then actually remove and replace the following components:

·         Alternator

·         Starter Motor

·         Fuel Injectors

Instructor:

David West is a highly experienced and knowledgeable diesel mechanic and instructor who comes highly recommended by a number of people who have attended his courses.  He is also a sailing instructor.

·         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

Course Materials:

The course will include explanatory handout materials.

Location:

At a private home  -  in the garage

The fully detached garage is located behind the house.

 

Date & Time:

Sunday, December 10, 2017

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Lunch:

Please bring a bag lunch, snacks and drink to the course.

Work Clothing Required:

This is a hand-on engine course.  You will get greasy.  Please dress in appropriate clothing and wear gloves if you wish.

The garage is not heated so you also need warm clothing

Maximum Class Size:

6 students per session

Cost:

Bluewater Cruising Members  -  $145 each

Non-Members  -  $175 each

Cancellation Fee:

In the event of cancellation a processing fee of $15 will be charged.

Sign In
Sign In securely
Calendar

2017-11-15 » 2017-12-09
VI Victoria 2017 - Basic Ham Radio

2017-12-02 » 2017-12-03
VI Victoria 2017 - Psychology of Voyaging w/ Rick Ellis

2017-12-03
Vancouver - 2017 Advanced Diesel (Dec 3)

2017-12-05
Calgary Chapter Potluck, Social and Awards Night

2017-12-10
Vancouver - 2017 Advanced Diesel (December 10)

2017-12-13
BCA AGM, Awards Night and Christmas Social

2017-12-19
VI South Club Night - Christmas Social and BCA Awards Presentation

2018-01-10
Vancouver Club Night: Florida to Puerto Vallarta: The Ongoing Adventures Aboard J’SEA

2018-01-13
Vancouver 2018 - Preparing Your Boat for Offshore

2018-01-17 » 2018-01-21
Vancouver International Boat Show

2018-01-27
Vancouver - 2018 - Emergencies On Board

2018-01-28
Vancouver 2018 - Maneuvering in Tight Quarters

2018-02-17
VI Victoria 2018 - Icom M802: Starting From Scratch

2018-03-23
Vancouver - 2018 - Nigel Calder on Marine Electrical

2018-03-23
Vancouver 2018 - Nigel Calder - Lessons Learned