Video Book Reviews of Marine Diesel Basics

See and hear what other sailors have to say

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Michele Pippen,
owner of Pippen Marine

With more than 36 years in the marine industry (cruising, racing and as a boat broker) in Australia and South East Asia, Michele explains the value of visual explanations in learning about the all-important engine systems aboard boats.


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Ron and Juliet Koopman have sailed more than 137,000 miles in a sailing career of over 35 years.

They built their first boat, a 42-foot Norman Cross trimaran, and launched from South Africa in 1976.

Ron talks about the importance of engine maintenance, aboard their third boat, while in the beautiful Telaga anchorage in Langkawi, Malaysia.

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Hong Kong sailor Morris Wong

reviews Marine Diesel Basics 1
aboard his Vagabond 39 SV Wildflower.

The review is in Cantonese, with English subtitles.

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English sailor Gillie Davies

Solo sailor and circumnavigator Gillie Davies talks about her passage across the Pacific and the value she places in Marine Diesel Basics 1.

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