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RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship:
An 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 on-the-water training, such as the Powerboat Level 2, Start Yachting and Helmsman courses.

    Course topics include:

    Charts and Publications
    Engine checks
    Tidal awareness
    Pilotage
    Anchoring
    Passage planning
    Buoyage
    Visual and electronic navigation
    Rules of the road
    Weather forecasting

The course comes with a pack which includes a chart, plotter, dividers, course handbook, exercises and an electronic chart plotter CD.

The course is taught over 16 hours with exercises to complete along the way. It is usually covered over two full days.

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