RYA DIESEL ENGINE COURSE

RYA Diesel engine course. Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal.

RYA DIESEL ENGINE COURSE 

LOCATION: VILAMOURA - ALGARVE - PORTUGAL

Objectives of the Course

“To develop a basic understanding of maintaining and fault finding on diesel engines.”

RYA Diesel Engine - About The Course

If you run a diesel engine then a day on this course is a ‘must have’.

From the basics of maintenance to fault diagnosis this course gives the basic confidence & knowledge to keep your engine going and get it going when the need arises.

Topics covered:

  • Introduction. History and development of the Internal Combustion Engine in general.
  • Types of engines. Spark Ignition ( petrol) and Compression Ignition Engines (diesel)
  • Basic Principals. Main components, types of movement, construction and cycles.
  • Essential Systems. Oil lubrication, Fuel, Air and Cooling systems.
  • Electrical System. Basic electrical system components.
  • Basic Checks & Maintenance. Including the importance of ‘winterisation’ and servicing.
  • Spares and Tools. What to take with you onboard your vessel dependant on the extent of your cruising range.

 

RYA Blue Sky Training in Vilamoura at the very centre of the Algarve region of South Portugal. 

 

The RYA courses are operated by Portugal Sail and Power and associated fully qualified RYA instructors. 

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