Category: Shorebased Courses

RYA Day Skipper Theory

RYA Day Skipper Theory

The RYA Day Skipper Theory Course will introduce you to navigating using both a nautical chart and electronic chart plotter. You will learn about coastal navigation, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, using tide-tables and creating a pilotage plan. You will also discuss safety equipment, correct distress procedures and the essential ‘rules of the […]

RYA Yachtmaster Theory

RYA Yachtmaster Theory

The 6-day RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore Theory course is an advanced navigation course for more experienced skippers. Building on the Day Skipper theory course it is highly recommended for anyone contemplating the RYA Yachtmaster Offshore practical exam. The course syllabus focuses on advanced navigation including secondary ports, long-distance passage planning, navigation in restricted visibility, course […]

RYA Professional Practices and Responsibilities

RYA Professional Practices and Responsibilities

The RYA Professional Practices and Responsibilities (PPR) course is an online self-study course and is a requirement for anyone seeking RYA Commercial Endorsement. For individuals looking to work commercially within the sailing industry such as delivery skippers and crew, deckhands, RIB drivers, corporate skippers and harbour masters, it is important to be fully aware of […]

RYA First Aid

RYA First Aid

In a medical emergency, basic first aid knowledge and immediate action can save lives, especially in remote locations. This one-day course covers the usual first-aid areas, but with a boating focus. It is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and addresses the associated risks, dangers and likely […]

Essential Navigation and Seamanship

Essential Navigation and Seamanship

The RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship Theory, is completed online and appeals to a wide variety of individuals, including those who have just completed a course like Powerboat Level 2 or Motor Cruising Helmsman, who want to develop their knowledge on to the next level. The Essential Navigation & Seamanship course fits in perfectly with […]

RYA VHF Marine Radio

RYA VHF Marine Radio

The Marine Radio Short Range Certificate is the minimum qualification required by law to control the operation of VHF and VHF Digital Selective Calling (DSC) equipment. Applicable on any British flagged vessel voluntarily fitted with a radio, this includes both fixed and hand held equipment using International channels. A radio is an important piece of […]

RYA Sea Survival

RYA Sea Survival

It is a well-proven fact that in an emergency at sea, people with good safety training are more likely to survive. As well as a classroom session covering procedures to follow in case of a survival situation the RYA Sea Survival Course includes an invaluable practical session in a nearby swimming pool.  You will experience […]

World Sailing Offshore Safety

World Sailing Offshore Safety

The course provides training for skippers and crews intending to sail away from protected inshore coastal waters, who may encounter rough weather and problems at sea when racing. The enquiry following the Sydney – Hobart race noted that crews that trained together had a higher survival rate.    Format A 2 day course, run from our dedicated […]

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