Seeing is understanding. With over 300 illustrations, this book explains everything you need to know to maintain a marine diesel system, winterize the diesel system, protect from heat and humidity, and recommission to ensure reliable and trouble-free service.
Step by step instructions in clear, simple drawings.
Explains the complete system including fuel, lubrication, cooling, breathing, electrical, running gear such as shaft, stuffing box, propeller.
Lists all necessary tools and supplies to get each task done.
Covers sailboats, motorboats and narrowboats
Indirect and direct cooled diesel engines.
Saildrives including maintenance, lay-up, recommission
Maximize the joy and freedom of being out on the water, knowing your diesel system is properly maintained and a reliable and robust friend in all conditions. Marine Diesel Basics shows you how.
Marine Diesel Basics is a new series of VISUAL guides to the complete marine diesel system on sailboats, powerboats and narrowboats, including fuel, engine, breathing, cooling, lubrication, electrical, transmission, stern gland and propeller, troubleshooting, mechanic’s know-how and boat buyer’s guide. Watch for new titles coming soon, follow Marine Diesel Basics on Facebook, Twitter oceanhermit and marinedieselbasics.com