Essential Navigation 2018-02-13T17:01:53+00:00

RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship course

Client:      Beginner Navigator

Dates:       Enrol anytime

Info:          On Line course plus lots of materials.

This RYA course offers a great introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new, inexperienced or rusty skippers and crew.  In fact it’s for anyone interested in sailing, motor boating, sea angling or diving, and works well in complementing our on-the-water training, such as the Start Yachting and Competent Crew courses.

It’s a highly informative course with lots of opportunities for you to put your new found knowledge into practice. If you decide to take the course online, you will find many interactive exercises to help reinforce the information and lots of chances to try out what you’ve learned.

During the course, we cover the following topics:

  1. Charts and Publications
  2. Safety
  3. Engine checks
  4. Buoyage
  5. Tidal awareness
  6. Visual and electronic navigation
  7. Pilotage
  8. Rules of the road
  9. Anchoring
  10. Weather forcasts
  11. Passage planning

Here is sample of the course –

No experience necessary!

Once payment is made, we will set you up with a login and password on the site www.ryainteractive.org

Your printed course material, a plotter and chart dividers will be sent to you by post.