RIVER Canal Rescue has announced dates for its 2017 boat & engine maintenance and electrics courses. Run monthly from February to November they cover; diesel engines, transmissions, boat plumbing, boat electrics, lay-up and refit procedures.
Boat and engine maintenance course dates are: February 11-12, March 11-12, April 8-9, May 6-7, June 3-4, July 15-16, August 12-13, September 23-24 and November 4-5. Electrics course dates are: February 25-26, April 29-30, June 10-11, July 29-30, October 7-8 and November 25-26.
Held at River Canal Rescue’s Baswich head office (by bridge 101 on the Staffordshire & Worcestershire canal), the courses offer a combination of theory with practical demonstrations and participation and are ideal for owners keen to learn more about basic boat engine maintenance and electrics.
A two-day weekend boat and engine maintenance course costs £120 and is run by RCR engineers Jay Forman, Kerry Horton and Dave Bull on a rotational basis. The boat electrics course is £150 and run by electrical specialist Howard Williams.
In addition, RCR runs one-to-one follow-up sessions for customers attending courses and trainers can present to groups anywhere in the country. Members’ gift vouchers can be redeemed against any products or services, including courses.