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The prime objective of this course is to teach individuals the basic skills of marine outboard engine maintenance.

These basic skills will equip an individual with the knowledge and experience to carry out some routine maintenance.

This one day practical course is designed for all boating people and could make the difference between a lovely day out to one ruined by an engine failing to start or breaking down.  It will give you the basic skills and the confidence to look after and maintain a typical 4 stroke outboard engine.

The RYA does not currently offer a ‘specific’ outboard engine maintenance & servicing course, however as an RYA recognised training centre that already offers the diesel engine course here at Plas Menai we have designed a course along the RYA diesel engine course syllabus aimed at 4 stroke petrol outboard engine maintenance.

This 1 day course includes hands on servicing of outboard engines. The course will be very much ‘hands on’ and pitched according to your current knowledge even if you have never held a spanner or wanting to further your current skills.

The course instructors are our very own qualified Equipment Officers/Engineers who work full time at Plas Menai in our large, on-site, well equipped workshop.

Key learning points: The outboard engine differences between 2&4 stroke , General servicing and maintenance, Fault finding/Common faults, Routine checks, cleaning & greasing, Electrical systems & Battery, Fuel systems & Filters, Lubrication System, Propellers, Changing gearbox oil, Water pump inspection and changing and Fresh water flushing


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Course Information

Duration: 1 Day

Time: 09.15-17.00

Minimum standard: None

Minimum Age: 16yrs

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