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RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship (Online)

RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship (Online)

A basic introduction to navigation and safety for anyone new to boating: sailors, powerboaters, sea anglers, divers and boatmasters. Also useful for experienced dinghy and keelboat sailors and inshore racers.


Topics covered include:
Charts and Publications
Safety Engine checks
Tidal awareness
Visual and electronic navigation
Rules of the road
Weather forecasts
Passage planning

Buy the online course now and an instruction and activation code are emailed out within 24 hours Monday to Friday.


Please put your postal address in the note when checking out so that a course pack can be posted to you.

You will have 1 Year online access to complete the course.

Technical Specification Of Equipment Required
This online training is designed to work across the devices and operating systems shown below. It is optimized for the latest technology, fully responsive and suitable for high definition screens.

You will need:

+ Internet connection (broadband or 3G/4G/5G). Charges may apply for 3G/4G/5G.
+ JavaScript enabled in your web browser.
+ Microphone and speakers/headphones.
+ Pop-ups enabled

Minimum requirements:

+ PC running Windows 10 minimum with the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome or Firefox.
+ Mac running 10.13 minimum with the latest version of Safari, Google Chrome or Firefox
+ iPad running iOS 11 minimum using Safari.
+ Android tablet running 4.1 minimum using Google Chrome.

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