Outboard Engine Basics

This two-day class is for recreational boaters who are looking to better understand and care for their small outboard engine. The class covers operation, maintenance and basic troubleshooting of two-stroke and four-stroke outboard engines up to 50 hp. The class utilizes both working outboards as well as cutaway engines that allow students to view the inner workings of the engine. During the course students will participate in a progressive learning method that will begin with lecture and move toward seminar, demonstration, and ultimately hands-on training.


  • Operating Theory
  • Anatomy of an Outboard
  • Routine Maintenance
  • Basic Troubleshooting
  • Winterizing and Storing

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