Boat maintenance and electrics course programme for 2017

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.

To find out more call 01785 785680, email  or visit



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