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.  

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

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Marine Diesel Basics 1
Maintain, Winterize and Recommission

•  explains all parts of the marine diesel system - fuel,
lubrication, breathing, electrics, stern gland, propeller etc.
•  140+ tasks, 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


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Avel Marine - coolant circulation (fresh water) and impeller pumps

Bowman - heat exchangers, oil coolers, charge air coolers, exhaust manifolds

Dahl-Baldwin - coolant filters

Globe - impellers

Groco - thruhulls, seacocks, raw water strainers 

Jabsco -  Raw Water Pumps & Impellers

Johnson - Raw Water Pumps & Impellers

Oberdorfer - raw water pumps


Sherwood - Raw Water Pumps and Impellers

Vetus - raw water strainers, syphon breaks,


Mixing Elbows



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