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RYA Diesel Engine Course

How many times have you heard the coast guard being called due to engine failure? This Diesel Engine Course will teach you to trouble shoot many of the issues you may face, problems with power, raw water, fuel blockage and much more. This one day course will teach you the principles of diesel engines, parts of the engine, how it actually operates and what you can do to rectify common problems. We will also cover routine maintenance and winter lay up procedures. Our engine is on a stand which allows you to see all around the engine, we also have many spares from different engines for you to have a look at.

This course is a must do for all yachtsman , on completion you will have a much better understanding of how diesel engines work and you will receive the RYA Diesel Engine Course Certificate.

These courses take place on a weekend day in our classroom at Gosport Marina, Endeavour Quay and run in conjuction over the same weekend with either RYA First Aid or VHF Radio Course so why not bundle it up?

Course Information

  •     RYA Diesel Course Handbook
  •     Classroom Course : 8 hrs 
  •     Practical exercises using the diesl engine in the classroom
  •     RYA Diesel Engine Certificate
  •     Morning and afternoon tea, coffee and biscuits
Topics for this course specific to diesel engines include:  (review the full syllabus)

  • The principles of diesel engine operation
  • Systems and parts of the engine
  • Raw water system
  • Fuel system
  • Power system
  • Fault finding and trouble shooting
  • Routine maintenance
  • Winter lay up procedures
We run this theory course at the following location:

Minimum age none.

How do I Book?

Check out the available course dates and then contact us or book online. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact Lou or Jim for more information.

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