Class Overview

Basic Navigation and Safety | Seattle Central College - Continuing EducationLearn more about marine diesel engines!

We'll investigate the fundamentals of operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting small diesel propulsion engines for recreational boaters.

During this class, you'll learn about:

  • Basic diesel and gasoline engine combustion theory
  • Lubrication and cooling systems
  • Alarm and controls
  • Maintenance and trouble shooting

You'll also receive a list of recommended books and reference materials to continue your learning outside of class.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn about engine theory
  • Gain insight into how lubrication and cooling systems work
  • Receive guidance on maintenance, troubleshooting, and more

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Recreational sail and power boaters interested in expanding their knowledge of marine diesel engines

Session Details

  • Class ID: 5867
  • Instructor: Al Bruce
  • When:
    • Winter 2018 Session: 6 Wednesdays | 2/21/18 - 3/28/18 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Spring 2018 Session: 6 Wednesdays | 4/4/18 - 5/9/18 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Total Number of Hours: 18
  • Where: Seattle Maritime Academy - Room 213 | 4455 Shilshole Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107
  • Fee: $275

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