Marine Diesel Basics - videos
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- How the book helps you with all the tasks
- User Reviews - Marine Diesel Basics
- repairing a leak in the keel fuel tank
- Sailing for people with disabilities in Vancouver
See how the first visual book organizes and explains 150+ maintenance, lay-up and recommission tasks
The books uses clear, simple drawings show how to maintain, lay-up, winterize and recommission the marine diesel system on sailboats, motorboats and narrowboats. The first book in a series of four.
Maintenance - repairing a leak in the keel fuel tank
When the boatyard needed to move my boat SV Oceandrifter, the keel was accidentally bumped into a solid rubber block – chipping the edge of the keel and causing fresh water and then diesel to drain out…
With almost 400 litres of fuel finally drained out, it was time to open up the top of the tank...
Sailing for people with disabilities in Vancouver
How do sailors with often severe physical disabilities go sailing? How can able-bodied sailors encourage and help others to get out on the water?
In Vancouver last week to give the first maintenance workshop based on the book, I was fortunate to be able to record a short video of how more than 300 sailors with disabilities go sailing on the specially designed Martin 16.