RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance

Machinery failure accounts for roughly 50% of lifeboat launches, yet the overwhelming majority of problems encountered at sea are easily rectified by anyone with minimum training and understanding.

Taught in our purpose-built training workshops, these courses are the ideal introduction to essential engineering skills.

About the course

An introduction to diesel engine maintenance, including diagnosis of common faults.

The course provides a good basic understanding of small marine diesel engines and the most frequent causes of engine failure at sea. With some practice, you will be able to carry out routine maintenance and solve problems afloat with confidence.

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Pre-requisite experience:

None required


  • 1 day


  • £140


  • RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance Certification

What’s included:

  • Includes all food


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