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 & fixesPlease click here to see the progression and recommended path for RYA theory courses.

$195usd pp. Please click on the ‘Training Dates & Booking‘ button on the right to check available dates.

Duration: 1 Day No. Students to Instructor: 8:1
Previous Experience: None, but some boating experience is preferable Minimum Age: 12
Location: Antigua Slipway, English Harbour Dates: click here for course dates

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