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This course is for men and women who own and maintain 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.

2018-11-25
When: Sunday, November 25, 2018
From 10:00 AM to 5:00 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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Intermediate Diesel

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Vancouver Maritime Museum

Course Outline:

Attendance at a prior BCA Basic Diesel course or a good basic knowledge of diesel engines is required.   This course is intended for those who own and maintain their own sailboat, or those who want to gain a better understanding of diesel engines, including proper operation and maintenance. 

  • 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

Instructor:

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.

· 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:

Sunday, November 25, 2018     10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Lunch:

You can bring a bag lunch; and there are restaurants about 6 blocks up at Cypress & Cornwall.

Maximum Class Size:

28 students

Cost:

BCA members: $75 each (includes handout notes)

Non-Members: $90 each (includes handout notes)

Cancellation Fee:

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

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