- Course Information
This is the first RYA Distance Learning Course for those starting at the very beginning.
The course comes on a USB stick so that you get all the coursework upfront. (Ideal for slow or poor internet connection) - True "Plug & Play"
The RYA Interactive Online Essential Navigation & Seamanship course is the perfect starting point for anyone seeking to gain a recognized qualification in boating and yachting
We are currently able to offer a superb choice of online navigation courses which include the RYA Interactive Essential Navigation and Seamanship Course.
This course can be completed at sea or in the comfort of your own home.
After gaining this RYA shorebased certificate you can venture out to sea to put your theory into practice.
The Royal Yachting Association is one of the most highly respected boating organisations in the world and the Essential Navigation & Seamanship course is recognised worldwide.
It serves as an excellent introduction to safety awareness and navigational skills which are aimed at those new to boating and yachting and who wish to aspire to be a qualified skipper.
The main topics that are covered in the RYA Interactive Essential Navigation & Seamanship syllabus include how to read and make use of charts and publications, Safety, Rules of the Road, Pilotage and Anchoring, to name a few of the subjects.
You will also learn about visual and electronic navigational techniques whilst additionally learning how to plan a passage for a journey. Other topics include making the most of weather forecasts and how to understand the terminology, and how to use the buoyage system to recognize and avoid danger.
As with all of our main courses, a full RYA certificate is awarded at the end following successful completion and the final examination is carried out at home or at sea.
As the first of the Ocean Training Online RYA offshore theory courses it is the first step for those who wish to crew on both power and sailing vessels or who are involved in diving, fishing, canoeing or water skiing.
This beginners course is the ideal introduction to all those who have a desire to navigate and be safe on the sea.
The syllabus includes Charts, Buoyage, Basic Navigation, Safety, Anchoring, Tides, Rules of the Road, Weather, Pilotage, Electronic Navigation, and Passage Planning.
The course is fully interactive and is greatly enhanced by over 300 animations (which are now used also by the MCA. These are of an unbeatable quality and cover all the main subjects
The course is structured in a step by step manner and has exercises to check your learning. Then there are tests to give you constant feedback
This course comes Complete with Navigation Tools.
The full RYA certificate is awarded to those successfully completing the course.
The course consists of:
Very high quality RYA Interactive Training software
RYA Training Almanac
Plotting Instruments (Portland Plotter, 7" Brass Dividers, 2B Pencil and eraser) - the best you can buy on the market!
RYA Electronic Chartplotter (Electronic Navigation software so that you can get used to electronic charts)
Full 1 to 1 Tuition with your online personal tutor
Full RYA Examination
RYA Exam certificate upon successful completion
You do not need to buy anything else to successfully complete this course.
The course will take you about 20 hours to complete in your own time and pace.
This is the first RYA Navigation Course for those starting at the very beginning.
- Recognised Worldwide
- Standard Recognised Worldwide
- 1 to 1 guidance from tutors