Essential Navigation & Seamanship Course


Product Description

Format: On-line via RYA Interactive.

You will be send you your Course Activation code by email so you can start working towards your goal, Course pack which includes a chart, plotter, dividers, course handbook, exercises and an electronic chart plotter CD will be posted for next day delivery. You will be allocated an RYA Yachtmaster Instructor to assist you with any difficult tasks.

This 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 Powerboat Level 2, Start Yachting and Helmsman courses.   Students also use this course as a revision programme or pre-cursor to taking the 9 day intensive Day Skipper Combined shorebased/practical course, enabling them to get up to Day Skipper speed at a more leisurely pace. A great lunchtime distraction in the workplace.

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.

Course topics include:

  • Charts & Publications
  • Engine Checks
  • Tidal Awareness
  • Pilotage
  • Anchoring
  • Passage Planning
  • Safety
  • Buoyage
  • Visual & Electronic Navigation
  • Rules of the Road
  • Weather Forecasts