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 summarise to ensure reliable and trouble-free service.
Step-by-step instructions in clear, simple drawings - explains the complete system - fuel, lubrication, cooling, breathing, electrical, running gear (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 - maintenance, lay-up, recommission.
Maximise 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 - fuel, engine, breathing, cooling, lubrication, electrical, transmission, stern gland and propeller, troubleshooting, mechanic's know-how and boat buyer's guide. PB 224 pages