Diesel Engine Course

RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance

This classroom-based course is designed to help yachtsmen and women prevent and solve diesel engine failure.

Mechanical failure is the main cause of lifeboat callouts to yachts worldwide, during the course you will become accustomed to the main types of marine diesel engines and develop your ability to prevent a breakdown at sea and rectify defect, where a workshop is not required.

A course to help you prevent and solve diesel engine failure. The course will give awareness of the main systems of a marine diesel engine and the ability to prevent breakdowns & rectify problems at sea.

• The four-stroke cycle
• The two-stroke cycle
• Fuel Systems
• Cooling and air systems
• Engine electrical systems
• Spares and tool requirements
• Lay-up/Winterisation
• Servicing
• Common faults & fixes

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Duration:1 DayNo. Students to Instructor: 8:1
Previous Experience:None, but some boating experience is preferableMinimum Age:12
Location:Antigua Slipway, English HarbourDates:click here for course dates