RYA Diesel Engine

Duration 1 Day
Assumed Knowledge No previous knowledge
Course Content Learn the engine parts, function and in particular the air intake, water cooling, fuel supply and electrical systems. Learn how an impeller works, how to change an impeller change various filters and to bleed a fuel system. Simple fault finding, repair and winterizing of a sailing yacht engine
Expected Learning Outcome Complete this course and you will have a good idea of the mysteries surrounding diesel engines and how to troubleshoot them and maintain and service an engine. On successful completion you will be given an official RYA certificate signed by your Instructor
Price From €190
Availability Contact us for availability
Book Links RYA Diesel Engine Handbook

RYA Basic Diesel Engine Course - One Day Shorebased course

This course will give you an awareness of main marine diesel systems and teach preventative measures to avoid mechanical breakdown at sea. Learn how to make simple diagnosis, repairs and checks required of you as a yacht skipper. For this diesel engine course, you will also spend time on a yacht around the engine compartment and simulate or even complete a full engine service! Course is usually run on a Friday

Topics covered:
Introduction to diesel engines
The four stroke cycle
Fuel systems
Cooling systems
Air system
Electrical system (engine)
Tools and spares required
Winterisation and servicing
Fault finding

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