RYA Diesel Engine Course

RYA Shorebased > RYA Diesel Engine Course

Overview

Course
Syllabus

Most engine problems can be avoided by taking simple precautions, and you don’t need a detailed mechanical knowledge. 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.

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. Most engine problems can be avoided by taking simple precautions, and you don’t need a detailed mechanical knowledge. 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. Whether you sail a yacht with an auxiliary diesel engine or are a motor cruising enthusiast, this course could not just save you money, but one day could save your life.

Our RYA Diesel Engine course is taught by an instructor who has almost 20 years experience performing engine repairs, servicing and attending 1000's of breakdowns on and off the water.
Pre-Course
Experience
None
Assumed
Knowledge
None
Student
Instructor Ratio
6:1 Engine
Duration1 day
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
Ability after
Course
A sound knowledge of diesel engines

What’s Included

  • All course materials
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Free parking

Course Dates

Below are listed our available dates. If you cannot see dates that you require, please get in touch with us and we may be able to to arrange a more suitable date.

2018 Dates
Wednesday 12 December
to
Wednesday 12 December
AVAILABLE
£110.00
Saturday 15 December
to
Saturday 15 December
AVAILABLE
£110.00
2019 Dates
Saturday 12 January
to
Saturday 12 January
AVAILABLE
£110.00
Wednesday 23 January
to
Wednesday 23 January
AVAILABLE
£110.00
Saturday 02 February
to
Saturday 02 February
AVAILABLE
£110.00
Sunday 03 March
to
Sunday 03 March
AVAILABLE
£110.00
Wednesday 27 March
to
Wednesday 27 March
AVAILABLE
£110.00
Sunday 14 April
to
Sunday 14 April
AVAILABLE
£110.00
Wednesday 19 June
to
Wednesday 19 June
AVAILABLE
£110.00
Wednesday 07 August
to
Wednesday 07 August
AVAILABLE
£110.00
Wednesday 11 September
to
Wednesday 11 September
AVAILABLE
£110.00
Saturday 12 October
to
Saturday 12 October
AVAILABLE
£110.00
Friday 01 November
to
Friday 01 November
AVAILABLE
£110.00

See what our students say:

Nick - RYA SRC/VHF course

"I found it amazing.  The on-line interaction makes it feel live and it is very easy to learn."

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