Key Course Details
Duration: 1 day
Minimum Age: 12
Assumed Knowledge: None
Pre-Course Experience No pre-course experience is necessary. Minimum age – 12 years.
Course Price: £150 per person
Where will this course take place? RYA Training Centre, Polegate, East Sussex
Mechanical failure is the main cause of rescue call-outs to powerboats and 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.
The RYA Diesel Engine 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.
Upon completion with Sea Training Sussex, each person will receive a RYA certificate & keep their work book they will have been working from during the course.
To develop a basic understanding of maintaining and fault-finding on diesel engines. To understand 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 layup procedures.
No pre-course experience is necessary. Minimum age – 12 years.
£150 per person.
1 day – The course runs from 9am to approximately 5pm and is limited to 2 students
Upcoming Diesel Engine Courses
Please see below for an up-to-date list of all current Diesel Engine course dates. If you have a specific date in mind that isn’t shown, then please get in touch with us and we will do our best to accommodate you.
All of our courses can be paid for by Paypal or BACS (bank transfer). If paying by BACS, please be aware that we require payment within 24 hours of booking, otherwise the booking may be cancelled.
RYA Diesel Engine
This one-day beginners course is specifically designed to help you prevent and solve marine diesel engine failure.
Only 2 space(s) left.
This course is taken over 1 day