Marine Education - RYA Training

RYA Online & Classroom Theory Courses:

Online courses hosted by RYA and NavatHome Ltd

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RYA VHF/SRC Marine Radio

The online version of the classroom course, preparing you to complete the VHF/SRC practical and theory exam. A legal requirement for marine VHF users worldwide.

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship

Navigation & safety awareness for new and inexperienced skippers and crew or those wanting to refresh their skills. This can be completed online or in person.

RYA Professional Practices & Responsibilities

A compulsory online course for new and revalidating RYA Commercial endorsement holders.

RYA Day Skipper theory

The knowledge to navigates safely around familiar waters by day with an introduction to night cruising. 

RYA Yachtmaster Offshore theory

Advanced training for skippers wishing to navigate safely on coastal & offshore passages.

RYA Yachtmaster Ocean theory

Unravel the mysteries of astro navigation, sextants, ocean passage making, worldwide meteorology & electronic navigation aids. 


Anyone requiring an ICC valid for inland waters must pass the CEVNI test. This can be done online or in person.

RYA Safe & Fun

Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults. For anyone working in an RYA environment. Including volunteers & instructors. 

RYA First Aid

Covering all the usual 1st aid subjects but from a boating perspective. Aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel passages.

Our Locations:

We run RYA courses and exams at the following locations:
  • A location of your choice, anywhere in Europe - Practical & Shorebased
  • Poole, Dorset - Practical & Shorebased
  • Ringwood, on the Dorset & Hampshire border - Shorebased

Please check the schedule to see when the next course/exam is running your location.

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Why choose us?

Schedule list - upcoming dates and available slots readily available to view

Easy to book - Just click and enter your details, booking is completed in minutes

Available 24/7 - Book and pay any time of the day or night

No waiting - booking online courses means you can get started 'almost' instantly, no having to fit in with scheduled course dates

Booking form - send all the details we need to sign you up to your course instantly and at the time of payment.

Payments - Pay easily online instantly by Bank Transfer, Credit or Debit card.

Save money - we can offer cheaper courses by having automated systems so we pass on our savings to you

  • We run the training you need, at a location that suits you. 
  • Cost effective solutions – our students regard us as very good value for money.
  • You save time by not sending your staff/volunteers/clients elsewhere when you choose onsite training.
  • Each of our instructors have over 15 years experience in the industry.
  • We bring commitment and enthusiasm to all our training courses.
  • We specialise in the courses we offer.
  • We make learning fun: we FUN-damentally believe people learn best in a relaxed and enjoyable environment.
  • We use a variety of innovative learning processes which are guaranteed to fully engage the learners.

But perhaps most importantly:

  • What we say, we will do: we deliver our commitments. We are reliable and consistent.

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