Manuals for Raw Water Cooling and Coolant/Antifreeze Systems


Owner and Workshop Manuals are important documents that should be part of every vessel's library. They contain the detailed information necessary for safe operation, maintenance and correct servicing.  

The manuals on this page are provided for public information and education and can be downloaded for free.  All copyrights belong to copyright holders stated in the documents.

Dennison Berwick at launch of Marine Diesel Basics 1 in Toronto, Canada

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Marine Diesel Basics 1
shows how to do over 140 tasks:

•  explains all parts of the marine diesel system - fuel,
lubrication, breathing, electrics, stern gland, propeller etc.
•  300+ drawings, 222 pages
•  tasks are fully explained with clear drawings and minimal text
•  all tools & supplies needed are illustrated for each task
•  paperback US$15.99 £10.99 €12.99
•  ebook (kindle, kobo, ibooks, google, epub) US$9.99


INSPECT raw water strainer - drawing from Marine Diesel Basics
Inspecting a rubber impeller of a raw water pump, page 65
When to change the heat exchanger anode

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Groco - thruhulls, seacocks, raw water strainers 


Vetus - raw water strainers, syphon breaks,


Mixing Elbows



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