RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance
A one-day course to help prevent and solve diesel engine failure.
Mechanical Failure is the main cause of rescue call outs for vessels at sea, and the majority of these are simple problems that could have been solved by preventative maintenance or basic diesel engine knowledge. This course might not just save you money in the event of a breakdown, but might also save your life if you can get the engine started again to get yourself home.
The principals of how an engine works
The systems and parts of an engine
Rectification of common problems
Bleeding the fuel system
Winter lay up procedures