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RYA Diesel Engine Handbook

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  • Item Author: Andrew Simpson
  • Publisher: RYA
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96
  • Dimensions: 245 x 170mm
  • Edition: 2006 (reprinted: 2016)
  • ISBN: 9780954730161
  • Product Code: G25
  • Delivery cost: £1.50 to the UK by Royal Mail
  • Delivery time: within 5 working days (UK)*

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Written for leisure boat owners, the RYA Diesel Engine Handbook is essential reading for anyone doing the one-day RYA Diesel Engine Course. Includes a free DVD giving expert instruction and top tips from Nick Eales of Seastart.

Easy to follow text and beautifully detailed colour illustrations enable the reader to develop the knowledge and confidence required by all diesel engine boat owners. Chapters include:

  • How Diesel Engines Work
  • Fuel
  • The Air System
  • Engine Cooling
  • The Electrical System
  • Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
  • Maintenance
  • Emergency Procedures

Andrew Simpson is a marine journalist, yacht surveyor and designer based in Poole.  He has written a number of other books on boating and is a regular contributor to yachting magazines both at home and abroad.

When not in the UK he can usually be found sailing Mediterranean and Atlantic waters in Shindig, a 12m light displacement cutter he designed himself. 

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Tackles every possible area of Diesel maintenance and troubleshooting… Everything is well explained, and the big, bold colour diagrams are easy to follow. With the book comes a DVD containing expert instruction, fault finding, and tips. Sailing for Southern Africa, February 2014

...uncluttered text and detailed colour illustrations make this an invaluable reference guide... Boat Mart

...a complete guide for leisure boat owners... Practical Boat Owner

...wonderful little book...Yachting Monthly

...very useful... Sportsboat and RIB

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