Diesel Engines
Mechanical failure is the main cause of lifeboat callouts to yachts. This course includes basic maintenance and engine care, which will prevent most cases of engine failure.

Course type: Theory
Suggested minimum pre-course experience: None
Assumed knowledge: None
Course content: Basic maintenance and engine care
Ability after course: Awareness of the main systems of a marine diesel engine. Able to take simple measures to prevent mechanical breakdown at sea and rectify defects which do not require workshop support.
Minimum duration: 1 day