November 6, 2017

CONTACT: Sarah Fisken, 206-543-1225 or

Marine Wiring and Diesel Engine Workshops in Seattle

A chance for commercial fishermen and recreational boaters to learn to safely wire their boats or troubleshoot their diesel engines  

Washington Sea Grant, Sure Marine and the NW School of Wooden Boatbuilding are co-sponsoring two workshops in Seattle that will cover essential skills for commercial fishermen and recreational boaters: marine wiring and diesel engine troubleshooting.

The Marine Wiring workshop is for boat owners who want to upgrade their vessels’ electrical systems. Topics covered include safe wiring practices, selecting wire sizes, circuit breaker and fuse ratings, cable routing and labeling, shore power circuits, battery charging circuits, corrosion protection circuits, engine instrument systems and troubleshooting.

The Diesel Engine Troubleshooting workshop will cover troubleshooting and the maintenance of various systems within marine diesel engines, including fuel, lubrication, electrical, cooling and exhaust.

The two workshops are designed to complement each other.

When:  Marine Wiring

Saturday, January 20

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Diesel Engine Troubleshooting

Sunday, January 21

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where:  Sure Marine

5320 28th Ave. NW #100

Seattle, WA

Fee:       $80 for one workshop or $120 for both

To register contact Sarah Fisken, 206-543-1225,


Washington Sea Grant, based at the University of Washington, provides statewide research, outreach, and education services addressing the challenges facing our ocean and coasts. The National Sea Grant College Program is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

Join the conversation: @WASeaGrant and