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Recreational / Marine Repair

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Recreational / Marine Repair
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Program Description:

If you like the thrill of hearing a finely tuned marine engine run or troubleshooting why a 4-wheeler is skipping, than this program is for you. Students will learn all about small engines and how they operate. You will diagnose and repair small engines for all marine and recreational equipment including motorcycles, inboard/outboard boat motors, snowmobiles, lawnmowers, snow blowers, ATV’s, and more. Students will also do fiberglass repair projects on boats, as well as preparing all small engines for winter storage.   



Year I: Shop Safety, Tool Safety, Tools, Measurement, Fasteners & Sealants, Engine Construction, Principles of Operation, Carburetion, Ignition Systems, Lubrication Systems, Cooling Systems, Customer Service, Basic DC Electrical, Basic Batteries, Composite Repair

Year II: Marine Systems, Electrical DC, Diesel Engine & Support Systems, Gasoline Engine & Support Systems, Maine Carburetion


Career Opportunities:

Small Engine Mechanic

Boat Business

Fiberglass Boat Repair

Boat Yard Work




Valvoline Lubrication




Long Pants

Closed Toe Shoes



RMR Brochure



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Gerald Gherardi
Recreational / Marine Repair

Position: Instructor – Recreational / Marine Repair    Formal Education: Associates in Automotive...  more Read more about Gerald Gherardi


196 Allen Avenue • Portland, ME 04103 • Phone: (207) 874-8165 • Fax: (207) 874-8170

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