RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Online Course

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Online Course

Our RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Online course offers a great introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new or inexperienced skippers and crew, and those wanting to refresh their skills.

About the course

RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship is an introductory level online theory course offering a great introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new or inexperienced skippers and crew, and those simply wanting to refresh their skills.

This highly informative course offers lots of opportunities for your to put your new found knowledge into practise through interactive activities and exercises.


Live Online Learning course available

OurRYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship course is also available as a LIVE online learning course delivered by UKSA’s dedicated instructors. Real-time learning sessions are held over the voice and video platform, Zoom and can be completed from home using a WIFI enabled laptop, home PC or tablet*.

The course will be run over 6 days (09:00 – 17:00) via zoom with one of UKSA’s expert instructors.

An RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship course pack will be posted to you once you are registered on the course.

Please note that as this course is taught online any exams will not be classed as invigilated, and your certificate will state this. Therefore if you are looking to commercially endorse your RYA Day Skipper qualification you will need to sit an invigilated exam at a recognised RYA centre at a later date. UKSA can arrange this for you on completion of the course, please note a £50 exam fee will apply.

*Please follow the links below for system requirements to run Zoom on a laptop, PC, tablet or mobile device.

Course topics

Course topics include:
  • Charts and Publications
  • Safety
  • Engine checks
  • Buoyage
  • Tidal awareness
  • Visual and electronic navigation
  • Pilotage
  • Rules of the road
  • Anchoring
  • Weather forecasts
  • Passage planning

You will receive a course pack which includes a chart, plotter, dividers, course handbook and exercises.

How long will it take?

Online the course will take around six hours, but the beauty of it is that you can work through it at your own speed, whenever and wherever you like.

Pricing

The cost of this online course is £99.00

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