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Marine Academy Short Courses

If you require more information or are unsure if you are eligible to enrol, please contact Carly Drew on 01803 540492 or email carly.drew@southdevon.ac.uk

Please note: You must be 16 years of age or older to enrol on any of the below courses. If you are under 18 years of age you will be sent a parental/guardian consent form which must be completed, signed and returned.

Marine Academy Short Courses

Marine Students

Essential Outboard Maintenance

PLEASE NOTE: This course will only run providing the minimum number of applicants apply.

 

Is this course right for me?
This course is designed for boat owners who wish to gain a better understanding of the operating principles, serving and basic repair methods of outboard motors.

What will I be learning?
The syllabus is comprehensive without being overwhelming, you will learn about the principles of the outboard engines, maintenance requirements and techniques, the fuel system, the cooling system, the air system and basic fault finding principles.

The course will run on a Wednesday evening between 18:00-21:00 for 4 weeks.

Entry Requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, just an interest in learning about outboard engines.

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Essential Outboard Maintenance - Wednesday 4th - Wednesday 25th October - 18:00-21:00 - CT1BE21P
04/10/201725/10/2017£149.00[Read More]
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RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance

PLEASE NOTE: This course will only run providing the minimum number of applicants apply.

 

Is this course right for me?

The diesel engine course is designed for leisure sailors and motor boat owners who would like a little more practical knowledge about their boats diesel engine. The course is very practical, taught in our fully equipped marine engineering workshops.

 

What will I be learning?

The syllabus is comprehensive without being overwhelming, you will learn about the principles of the diesel engine, naturally aspirated and turbocharged diesel engines, the fuel system, the cooling system, the air system, diesel engine electrical systems and basic fault finding principles.

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RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance - Saturday 30th September - 09:30-17:00 - RC9DIS1S
30/09/201730/09/2017£135.00[Read More]
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance - Saturday 18th November - 09:30-17:00 - RC9DIS1S
18/11/201718/11/2017£135.00[Read More]
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance - Saturday 27th January 2018 - 09:30-17:00 - RC9DIS1S
27/01/201827/01/2018£135.00[Read More]
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance - Saturday 24th March 2018 - 09:30 - 17:00 - RC9DIS1S
24/03/201824/03/2018£135.00[Read More]
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance - Saturday 19th May 2018 - 09:30-17:00 - RC9DIS1S
19/05/201819/05/2018£135.00[Read More]
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance - Saturday 28th July 2018 - 09:30-17:00 - RC9DIS1S
28/07/201828/07/2018£135.00[Read More]
Powerboat Level 2

RYA Powerboat Level 2

PLEASE NOTE: This course will only run providing the minimum number of applicants apply.

 

Is this course right for me?
This practical based course is a comprehensive introduction to Power Boat Handling.  This course equips you with enough knowledge and skills to safely operate displacement and planing vessels within inland and costal waterways.

What will I be learning?
Course topics include; practical handling of Power Boats [safe operating manoeuvres, coming alongside and mooring, anchoring,  man over board and recovery techniques], the basics of seamanship, the essentials of navigation and chart work, essential position fixing, weather, tides, collision regulations, vessel construction, parts and equipment of a power boat, emergency and safety procedures including use of flares and life jackets.  The course is taught over 2 days.  Assessment is through practical demonstration of Power Boat Handling.

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RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Saturday 14th - Sunday 15th October - 09:30-17:00 - RC9RP21S
14/10/201715/10/2017£249.00[Read More]
RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Saturday 24th - Sunday 25th February 2018 - 09:30-17:00 - RC9RP21S
24/02/201825/02/2018£249.00[Read More]
RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Saturday 10th - Sunday 11th March 2018 - 09:30-17:00 - RC9RP21S
10/03/201811/03/2018£249.00[Read More]
RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Saturday 28th - Sunday 29th April 2018 - 09:30-17:00 - RC9RP21S
28/04/201829/04/2018£249.00[Read More]
RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Saturday 19th - Sunday 20th May 2018 - 09:30-17:00 - RC9RP21S
19/05/201820/05/2018£249.00[Read More]
RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Saturday 9th - Sunday 10th June 2018 - 09:30-17:00 - RC9RP21S
09/06/201810/06/2018£249.00[Read More]
RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Saturday 30th June - Sunday 1st July 2018 - 09:30-17:00 - RC9RP21S
30/06/201801/07/2018£249.00[Read More]
RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Saturday 28th - Sunday 29th July 2018 - 09:30-17:00- RC9RP21S
28/07/201829/07/2018£249.00[Read More]
RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Friday 10th - Saturday 11th August 2018 - 09:30 - 17:00 RC9RP21S
10/08/201811/08/2018£249.00[Read More]
RYA Powerboat Level 2 - Saturday 25th - Sunday 26th August 2018 - 09:30-17:00 - RC9RP21S
25/08/201826/08/2018£249.00[Read More]

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