Develop your navigation expertise

Navigating a vessel today requires a full integration of all techniques – traditional and electronic – in a seamless fashion. To do this successfully requires in-depth understanding and knowledge of the essentials of navigation as well as familiarity with the multitude of modern electronic aids.

Whether you are new to navigation, or an experienced enthusiast, our range of courses will increase your knowledge and skills, from the basics of navigation and electronics, through to ocean theory.

All courses are equally applicable to sail and motor yachts.

Navigation courses

Navigation is a vital part of safe and successful yachting. You can study for RYA Radar Certification with our introduction to using radar in small boats to avoid collisions and to navigate.

A practical navigation course exercise with radar

Our RYA Day Skipper Shore-based and Practical combined programme enables you to complete both the theory and practical training for RYA Day Skipper in one 9-day course.

For more advanced sailors, our Yachtmaster Shore-based programme offers an advanced course in the theory of navigation and meteorology. And our Yachtmaster Ocean Shore-based course covers celestial navigation, worldwide meteorology and voyage planning.