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Swanwick Marina Engine Care Workshop

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Pick up some helpful tips this winter with our Engine Care Taster Workshop. A joint collaboration with our onsite Premier Marine Insurance providers, GJW Direct, this workshop will be delivered by Jonathan Parker from Parker Marine Services Limited. Jonathan is an RYA Diesel Engine Course Instructor, with 20 years' of practical experience having worked on all types of engines and attended over 3500 on water breakdowns in his career.

Open to both Premier berth holders and visitors, this informative and practical 2 hour workshop will run on Saturday 16th November from 10.30am - 12.30pm.

The session will cover topics such as engine instrumentation, common types of breakdown, plus the following:

  • Top tips to ensure a reliable engine - inboard or outboard
  • The importance of annual services and checks
  • Winterisation
  • The essential on-board 'First Aid Kit' of spares
  • Trouble shooting on the water

There will also be a Q&A session providing an opportunity for owners to ask additional questions about their particular engine type.

Taking place at GJW's offices in Swanwick Marina's boatyard, Unit 19 and priced at £5 per person with all proceeds going to the RNLI. Spaces are limited to 12 people so make sure you book your place by visiting the Swanwick Marina Reception or by calling 01489 884 081.