Essential Navigation RYA online
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 practical 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 for you to try out what you’ve learned.
Course topics include:
• Charts and Publications
• Engine checks
• Tidal awareness
• Visual and electronic navigation
• Rules of the road
• 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.
How long is the course?
Online the course will take around six hours, but the beauty of it is that you can work through it at your own speed, whenever and wherever you like.
How to take the course
the online course are available through OysterCoast WaterSports.
You will receive a course pack witch includes a chart plotter, brass dividers and a course handbook, exercises and an electronic chart plotter CD
When you have signed up and paid for the course you will be emailed the RYA Interactive URL RYA Interactive and a user name and password, you will be asked to complete your user profile you will then be able to proceed to the RYA Course.
Cost of this course is £85