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Vancouver 2019 - Basic Diesel Engines w/David West
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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.

2019-11-30
When: Saturday Nov 30
1000h - 1630h
Where: Jericho Sailing Centre, Main white building top NW room
1300 Discovery St
Vancouver, British Columbia 
Canada
Contact: Ken Christie
778-554-7700


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Basic Diesel Operation & Maintenance With David West


Course Outline:

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. David West is also a sailing instructor. His teaching style puts the knowledge into your muscle's memory as well as brain.


· 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:

Jericho Sailing Centre , 1300 Discovery St . inside the east end and up the stairs to  the NW room.

 

Date & Time:

Saturday, November 30,2019, 10:00 am to 4:30 pm

 

Lunch:

Please bring a bag lunch, or we can all chip in to order pizza.

 

 

Maximum Class Size:

28 students

 

 

Cost:

BCA Members: $75 each

Non-Members: $90 each

 

 

Cancellation Fee:

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

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