Class Overview

Get to Know Your Outboard Motor - Continuing Education at Seattle Central College

The outboard motor is a critical component of recreational boating.

Neglecting it can result in a variety of expenses and hassles.

In this course, learn how to take proper care of your outboard motor and keep it starting easily.

This is a hands-on workshop, so plan to get dirty.

No open-toed shoes allowed.

Class will focus on two- and four-stroke gas engines 15 hp and less.

Several small engines will be available.

Learning Outcomes

In this class you will learn:

  • Basic anatomy
  • How to change oil
  • Fuel care and handling
  • Lower unit testing
  • Water pump impeller replacement
  • Electrical systems
  • Routine maintenance and tune up

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Recreational boaters
  • Anyone interested in learning about outboard motors and motor maintenance

Session Details