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 the basic level practical courses giving you the knowledge that sometimes does not get fully covered when on the the water.
This RYA course is relevant whether you have your own boat, regularly charter, or just spend time on the water, but want to know more. The way that the RYA course is structured allows you to learn about a subject then consolidates what you have learnt through mini quizzes at the end of each module. The use of the RYA Training charts and Almanac make the online course very real and ensure that when you start to put the skills you have learnt into practice in the ‘real world’ you are armed with the right skills.
Mac or PC (not iPad)
Windows XP or later, Mac OS X 10.6 or later
1.0GHz Intel processor or better
128MB free RAM
100MB free hard disk space
32 bit colour graphics card
1024 x 768 screen resolution
Sound card and speakers or headphones
Minimum web browsers
Internet Explorer 6, Safari 4, Chrome or Firefox 3
Adobe Flash Player
A connection speed of 512kbps is required.
If using Internet Explorer 10 you may need to view the course in Compatibility Mode.
You will need to switch the pop-up blocker off in your web browser.