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This course is intended for persons who own and maintain their own sailboat, or those who want to gain a better understanding of diesel engines, including proper operation and maintenance.

2017-11-04
When: Saturday, November 4, 2017
From 9:30 AM until 4:30 PM
Where: Vancouver Maritime Museum: T.K. Gallery
1905 Ogden Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia  V6J 1A3
Canada
Presenter: David West
Contact: Shannon Rae
604-805-8350


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Basic Diesel Operation & Maintenance

Saturday, November 4, 2017

at the Vancouver Maritime Museum

Course Outline: 

It is intended for persons who own and maintain their own sailboat, or those who want to gain a better understanding of diesel engines, including proper operation and maintenance. No prior experience or knowledge of diesel engines is necessary. The instructor will explain the operating principals of a marine diesel engine. He will cover operation, servicing and troubleshooting related to:

· Lubrication

· Cooling

· Fuel

· Electrical

· Stuffing boxes

 

Instructor:

David West is a highly experienced and knowledgeable diesel mechanic and instructor who comes highly recommended by students 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:

Vancouver Maritime Museum: T.K. Gallery

 

Date & Time:

Saturday, November 4, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

 

Lunch:

Please bring a bag lunch; there will be a food truck arranged as well.

 

Maximum Class Size:

25 students

 

Cost:

BCA Members: $65 each

Non-Members: $75 each

 

Cancellation Fee:

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

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