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RYA / MCA Maritime Courses for Power and Sail


  • Worldwide Leaders in Online Navigation Distance Learning
  • RYA, MCA and US Coastguard approved online Distance Learning courses
  • High quality online courses all with second to none animations
  • Dedicated theory courses - we do not run practical courses
  • Professionally qualified Online Tutors always available
  • Power and Sail
  • Windows and Mac compatible
  • All our courses bring learning into the 21st Century

  • Students are fully supported by an online tutor and a help desk.
  • Fantastic Animations that enhance the learning.
  • Courses are designed and tutored by fully qualified professionals.
  • Extremely high pass rates.
  • Excellent feedback from our students.
  • PC and Mac Compatible.



The Ocean Training RYA Online courses offered on our website are the affordable, professional and practical choice for anyone seeking to further their sailing skills either for leisure purposes or to advance their career options. We currently offer a superb choice of online RYA courses that can be completed at your own pace and combined with one of many practical courses which cover the hands-on aspects of sailing. One of the most exciting recent additions to our website is the new choice of RYA online theory courses which you can work through comfortably at your own pace before taking the relevant examinations and gaining a formal qualification which is globally recognized. When you choose to undertake one of our RYA theory courses online, you also have the option of signing up for a practical RYA course (either an RYA Sailing course or RYA Powerboat course) which we can arrange for you. The main advantage of these RYA courses is that they can be completed anywhere in the world whilst effortlessly fitting in with your own personal schedule and learning requirements.



Ocean Training Online are leading innovators in online maritime training and we are able to offer a superb choice of MCA Distance Learning packages which lead to fully recognized MCA Qualifications that will help you gain full or part-time employment working at sea on Superyachts, workboats or larger ships. Our modular learning programmes and fully approved MCA courses include, the STCW 95 (STCW10 - Manilla Amendment) MCA Officer of the Watch course which is in two parts - Navigation and Radar which is a 12 module course that offers Blended learning (which enables you to learn both at home and at sea) and the MCA Officer of the Watch General Ship Knowledge course which you can easily work through in any part of the world at a pace of your choosing. The GSK course itself consists of 4 separate modules which cover meteorology, seamanship, ship construction and stability. The main advantage that our MCA Distance Learning courses offer is the fact that you can advance through the syllabus absolutely anywhere. You will have the services of your own professional tutor who is an e-mail or phone call away This means that you can learn the theory side of things whilst you are actually working at sea which gives you the chance to continue earning a living whilst you gaining your new MCA qualifications at the same time. Our MCA Courses are typically completed within 12 months of enrolment and lead to a full certificate that can result in a well paid job. The courses include everything you will need.
In short you can "Earn while you Learn"