Introduction to Marine Diesel Online Class

LIVE Webinar on Tuesday February 22nd & Thursday 24th, 2022 @ 4:30 PM PST/ 7:30 PM EST

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Understanding internal combustion and
how to troubleshoot, winterize, and maintain your engine


Introduction to Marine Diesel - Online Class

February 22nd & 24th, 2022
4:30 PM PST / 7:30 PM EST
Early Bird Pricing: $79 (Ends Friday Jan 28th)
Regular Price: $120 (After Friday Jan 28th)
ASA Members: $100 (After Friday Jan 28th)

ASA Members can save $10 OFF EARLY BIRD PRICE!

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course outline

This 4-hour webinar, split into 2 nights, covers the basics of how all internal combustion engines work and the specific differences between gas and diesel engines. We will also cover all of the different systems that are typically installed on a modern cruising sailboat. We will also cover how to winterize your engine; whether for actual winter, or for extended periods of mooring.

This class is designed for both the recreational user of small diesel engines and the professional user of these engines. The webinar will consist of a live powerpoint presentation mixed with pre-recorded videos of the different engine systems and winterization process.

Session 1:

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022
4:30 PM PST / 7:30 PM EST (120 min)

Session 2: 

Thursday, February 24th, 2022
4:30 PM PST / 7:30 PM EST (120 min)

LIST OF TOPICS:

  • Brief history of internal combustion engines
  • The fire triangle
  • How diesel engines generate combustion
  • Fuel systems
  • Air systems
  • Cooling systems
  • Daily checks to be performed
  • Winterizing
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Your Instructor

Tibor Van den Wildenbergh


Tibor is the owner of Victoria Sailing School (located in Denver, CO), and actually learned to sail in Colorado. He has over 2500nm of offshore sailing experience and races on J/22’s on Wednesday nights. He has been teaching Victoria Sailing School’s Diesel Engine Maintenance course for over 5 years, and performs all the maintenance on his own diesel engine (plus ~15 outboard engines).

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Introduction to Marine Diesel Online Class

Tuesday February 22nd & Thursday 24th, 2022 
@ 4:30 PM PST/ 7:30 PM EST

Early Bird Price$79
Ends Friday Jan 28th

Full Price$120After Friday Jan 28th

ASA Member Price$100After Friday Jan 28th

ASA Member Discount

ASA Members in good standing can save $10 OFF Early Bird price. Simply lookup the promo code on the Member Benefits page inside the ASA Member Portal and then apply it during registration.

Not an ASA Member? Join or renew here today!

Register Now