Essential Navigation2018-07-21T18:41:55+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.

To enable access to your online course we need to share some of your personal data with the RYA via your user profile in www.ryainteractive.org. This learning management website is hosted and maintained by a third party called Learning Pool, who will not use your personal information for any reason other than enabling your course.

Your name and email address will be entered on www.ryainteractive.org in order to create your user account. On your first access to the site, you will be asked to enter your address and date of birth. You will have access to the site for one year in order to complete your online course. During this period, your personal information will be held on the website by Learning Pool and be available to this training centre and the RYA for the purpose of managing your course.

Instructional support will be provided by this training centre for a period of 1 year from the date of your course booking.

On completion of your course, your name, email, date of birth and address will be transferred to the RYA’s central database for the purpose of recording details of the course and any certification you gain as a result of it. This information allows the RYA to record your certification, to update any records they may already hold about you or your qualifications and to verify your certificate if required.

After one year from the date of your enrolment on a course, your user account will be removed from www.ryainteractive.org.

Full details of how the RYA will deal with your personal information will be displayed when you first access www.ryainteractive.org.

For the duration of your access to the site, your data will be held in accordance with the RYA Interactive Data Policy, Terms and Conditions.

If you receive a digital certificate downloaded from the RYA Interactive site on completion of your course, your name, address, date of birth and certificate details will be transferred to the RYA database and held in accordance with the RYA’s Privacy Policy.