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RYA TRAINING - SHORT COURSES


Yacht Maintenance Training Course

Southampton, 1 or 2 days, Module 1 £100 & Module 2 £175


Designed as complementary modules, these short training courses develop yacht maintenance skills and to use on the pontoon and at sea.

Core Module Format - Basic Maintenance

Prevention better than cure! Students will be shown how to perform basic maintenace tasks

Content

  • Plumbing - hot and cold water supply systems, toilets and shower systems, hot air heating systems
  • Electrical & Electronics - batteries and charging systems, VHF radios and navigation lights
  • Mechanical - steering systems / auto pilots, deck gear including winches, anchor / windlass
  • Safety - gas and smoke flarms, fire extinguishers, bilge pumps, sea cocks
  • Navigation instrumentation testing and integration into a network

Advanced Module Format - Seaborne Yacht  Maintenance

This course uses scenarios at sea to provide the student with faulting finding and repair opportunities in a practical, safe environment

Content

  • Real maintenance situations likely to be experienced at sea will be simulated
  • Preventative maintenance tasks will be demonstrated
  • Faultfinding in a seaway - diagnosis, pitfalls and solutions
  • Experience in real time using the tools, spare parts and reference books available on a well equipped cruising yacht

Features

Student to equipment Ratio is no more than 6 :1 ashore and afloat

The modular structure allows the pontoon based and seaborne modules to be combined into a comprehensive maintenance course

Please contact us on +44(0)7977 459671 or +44(0)1253 853075 to discuss your requirement


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