RYA Diesel Engine course

Mechanical failure is the main cause of rescue call-outs to cruisers. Basic maintenance and engine care will help ensure that you are not part of this statistic. Whether you sail a yacht with an auxiliary diesel engine or you are a motor cruising enthusiast, this course could not just save you money, but could save your life one day.

 

 

 

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Course content

  • the principles of diesel engine operation
  • the systems and parts of the engine
  • fault finding
  • rectification of common problems
  • bleeding the fuel system
  • changing the impeller
  • routine maintenance
  • winter lay-up procedures

The course will be taught on our training centre premises during a full day.

 

Ability after the course

This course teaches you how your engine works, how to keep it healthy by using basic checks and maintenance procedures, and how to get it started again in the event of a breakdown.

 

What's included

  • All course material including the RYA diesel engine course reference book.
  • RYA Diesel Engine handbook
  • DVD on engine maintenance
  • Sandwich lunch, coffee, tea
  • Free parking at our premises
  • Certificate at successful completion of the course

 

Supporting courses

We recommend the C-MASTERS practical Diesel engine & Power handling course to put your knowledge into practice.

 

Supporting books

We recommend the RYA Boat maintenance handbook for additional learning

 

Details of this course

Duration :  One full day

 

Previous experience : None

 

Assumed knowledge : None

 

Minimum age:  16 years

 

Cost:  173 Euro

 

Course dates:  

  • 14 December
  • 14 February
  • 28 March
  • Please enquire for alternative dates.

 

 

 

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