RYA Diesel Engine

RYA Diesel Engine

A significant number of lifeboat call-outs to pleasure craft are for engine failure. However, many of these failures could have been avoided or repaired with some basic knowledge of how a diesel engine operates. This course should help you find your way round a diesel engine and avoid the risk of becoming a lifeboat call-out statistic.

This is offered as a one day course on a Saturday.

No pre-course experience or knowledge is required.

Successful students will be issued with an RYA ‘Diesel Engine Course Completion Certificate’.

Equipment needed

A booklet to accompany the course is included in the fee.

Some syllabus headings

The four stroke cycle, the cooling system, the fuel system, spares and tools, fault finding, winterising and servicing.

What do students say about this course?

“Rob is an excellent tutor for this course. A wealth of experience and practical know how” – Ian

“Excellent course, recommended” – Gordon

“A very friendly and knowledgeable instructor” – Tobias

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