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Praise for this boating classic:
“The most up-to-date and readable book we've seen on the subject.”—Sailing World
“Deserves a place on any diesel-powered boat.”—Motor Boat & Yachting
“Clear, logical, and even interesting to read.”—Cruising World
Keep your diesel engine going with help from a master mechanic
Marine Diesel Engines has been the bible for do-it-yourself boatowners for more than 15 years. Now updated with information on fuel injection systems, electronic engine controls, and other new diesel technologies, Nigel Calder's bestseller has everything you need to keep your diesel engine running cleanly and efficiently. Marine Diesel Engines explains how to:
Nigel Calder is widely acknowledged as the world's foremost writer on boat systems maintenance. A diesel mechanic for more than 35 years, he has also been a boatbuilder, cabinetmaker, and machinist. Calder is the author of How to Read a Nautical Chart, Nigel Calder's Cruising Handbook, and Boatowner’s Mechanical and Electrical Manual.
Learn how to:
Nigel Calder, a diesel mechanic, boatbuilder, and machinist, is widely acknowledged as the world’s foremost writer on boat systems maintenance.
Very comprehensive treatment of the topic. How to guide for the big repairs on diesel engines. You may not be contemplating these type of repairs yourself, but knowing how they... Read morePublished 7 days ago by John S Haley
This book has saved me much time and money. I was able to do many minor and major repairs to my Yanmar diesel. Well written and easy to follow, with nice photos & diagrams.Published 1 month ago by S. Batchelder
Worth every penny. If you have a diesel engine in your boat, this book is a must in your bookcase. I have learned a lot by reading it.Published 2 months ago by jose maria
helpful and simple guide to keep the engine running healthyPublished 3 months ago by Juan Moschetti