RYA Essential Navigation

RYA Shorebased > RYA Essential Navigation

Overview

Course
Syllabus

RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship is a fully online course ideal for anyone interested in getting out on the water - from RIBs and personal water craft to diving and sea angling … and everything else in between! This course offers an introduction to the essential knowledge needed when you’re afloat. Concepts such as tide or weather are just as important to kayakers or jet skiers, as they are to someone on a sailing yacht.

RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship is a fully online course ideal for anyone interested in getting out on the water - from RIBs and personal water craft to diving and sea angling … and everything else in between!

This course offers an introduction to the essential knowledge needed when you’re afloat. Concepts such as tide or weather are just as important to kayakers or jet skiers, as they are to someone on a sailing yacht – as they can affect the enjoyment of anyone’s day on the water. This course also gives you a basic understanding of navigation, safety and general seamanship.

RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship is an online course. It’s easy to use, fun, and an interactive way of learning the essential skills to get you started on the water. As the course is delivered online, you can learn at your own pace from the comfort of your own home or office. There is also no exam at the end, so you will be under no pressure to demonstrate your learning under exam conditions.
 
Pre-Course
Experience
No experience required.
Assumed
Knowledge
None.
Student
Instructor Ratio
You will be assigned a dedicated RYA Yachtmaster Instructor to answer your questions.
Duration8 hours of online study with no exam at the end.
Course
Content
Charts, publications and terms
Buoyage
Navigation
Safety
Anchoring
Tides
Electronic navigation
Rules of the road
Weather forecasts
Pilotage
Passage planning
Ability after
Course
The course offers an introduction to the basic navigation and seamanship skills required before spending time afloat. It will also enable you to confidently consider approaching your Day Skipper theory qualification where these and other subjects are taught at a more in depth level.

What’s Included

  • Quality plotter and dividers so you can do your chartwork
  • RYA training charts and almanac
  • Unlimited access to Urban Truant's qualified RYA shorebased instructors (via email, phone, Skype and FaceTime)
  • All charts, books and equipment are sent First Class in the next post in your free Urban Truant bag!

RYA Essential Navigation

All our online courses are booked through our dedicated online learning platform at www.sailingcourseonline.co.uk.

See what our students say:

Michael H - RYA Day skipper

"Very well organised with excellent standards of tuition and food!"

Take advantage of our Combined Learning Packages

RYA Competent Crew
RYA Competent Crew
RYA Essential Navigation
RYA Essential Navigation
£998 Combined Price: £949
RYA Essential Navigation
RYA Essential Navigation
RYA Powerboat Level 2
RYA Powerboat Level 2
RYA Short-Range Certificate (SRC) VHF Radio
RYA Short-Range Certificate (SRC) VHF Radio
£423.99 Combined Price: £381.69
RYA Essential Navigation
RYA Essential Navigation
RYA Powerboat Level 2
RYA Powerboat Level 2
£374 Combined Price: £335

Contact Us

Follow us to keep up to date with all our sailing courses and find out about exclusive discounts and competitions.
 Security code