Course Price.



Approx. 6 Hours.

Our RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship course offers a great introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new or inexperienced skippers and crew, as well as 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 ‘Start Yachting’.

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship is a highly informative course with lots of opportunities for you to put your new found knowledge into practice.

Course topics include:

  • Charts and Publications
  • Safety
  • Engine checks
  • Buoyage
  • Tidal awareness
  • Visual and electronic navigation
  • Pilotage
  • Rules of the road
  • Anchoring
  • Weather forecasts
  • Passage planning
  • You will receive a course pack which includes a chart, plotter, dividers, course handbook, exercises and an electronic chart plotter CD.