RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship Course


However you decide to take the course, it offers a great introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new or inexperienced skippers and crew, and those wanting to refresh their skills. 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.

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.

Choose how you learn:

In the Classroom:

Duration: 2 days

Course fee: £120-00

Or Online:

Duration: 6 - 8 hours

Course fee: £90-00



 

Who's the course designed for:

This course gives a basic introduction to navigation and safety to anyone new to boating and is useful for experienced dinghy and keelboat sailors and inshore racers. 

 

Suitable for anyone involved with: Personal watercraft, Sailing, Motorboating, Sea Angling, Diving, Powerboating.

Find out more about the RYA Basic Navigation & Seamanship course on the RYA website


Course topics include:

  • Charts & publications
  • Engine Checks
  • Tidal awareness
  • Pilotage
  • Anchoring
  • Passage planning
  • Safety 
  • Buoyage
  • Visual and electronic navigation
  • Rules of the road
  • Weather forecasts

Whats included:

  • Training chart
  • Plotter
  • Dividers
  • Course handbook
  • Exercises
  • Electronic chart plotter CD


Course prices & availability:

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Bookings for Individuals:

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Classroom Course

£200.00

  • Available

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Bookings for RYA Instructors & Sailing Club Members:

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Classroom Course

£190.00

  • Available

group / families / crew & club PRIVATE course bookings:

At our location (Poole):

Private Course Fees (at our location) Course Fee
1- 4 students £480-00
5 - 6 students £520-00
7 - 8 students  £600-00
9 - 10 students £700-00

We can run private RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Courses for you and your friends, family or crew at our base in Poole on any mutually viable date. 

We will charge one flat rate (see above). The more students you put on the course, the more cost effective it becomes for you!

 

What's Included?

  • A qualified and experienced RYA Instructor
  • Training charts
  • Plotters
  • Dividers
  • Course handbooks
  • Exercises
  • Electronic chart plotter CD
  • Use of our classroom & facilities in Poole, Dorset
  • Tea/Coffee

What you need to provide: 

  • Packed Lunch / Snacks / Cold Drinks

Private course date bookings: Just drop us an email to info@marine-education.co.uk  with the dates you're interested in. 

At your location:

Private Course Fees (at your location) Course Fee
1- 4 students £400-00
5 - 6 students £500-00
7 - 8 students  £600-00
9 - 10 students £700-00

We specialise in running training for clubs, centres and groups therefore we bring the training courses to you (any UK location). 

We charge one flat rate (+ mileage at government rates + basic accomodation fees for those located outside of a 50 mile radius from Poole, Dorset) for any number of students from 1-10. The more students you put on the course, the more cost effective it is for you!

 

What do you need to provide?

A classroom or dry teaching area with adequate space for the number of students on the course, tables, chairs and a white board. 

What we provide: 

  • A qualified and experienced RYA Shorebased instructor
  • Training charts
  • Plotters
  • Dividers
  • Course handbooks
  • Exercises
  • Electronic chart plotter CD

* Course fee breakdown worked on maximum numbers & based on us coming to your location within a 50 mile radius from Poole, Dorset (outside of this area will incur a standard government mileage rate charge).  

 

Group Course date bookings: Just drop us an email to info@marine-education.co.uk with the dates you're interested in. 



Insurance:

All our courses are covered by a £1 million Public liability insurance. 

 

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