Essential Navigation and Seamanship
This course will give you the essential knowledge needed when you’re afloat: navigation, safety, seamanship and passage planning.
Essential Navigation course, offers a great introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new or inexperienced skippers and crew, and those wanting to refresh their skills.
This is a RYA interactive course provided by the RYA.
It can be taken anytime, anywhere and at your own speed. All you need is a computer and the internet!
Previous experience: None
Duration: 6 hours approximately
COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE:
- Charts and publications
- Engine checks
- Tidal awareness
- Visual and electronic navigation
- Rules of the road
- Weather forecasts
- Passage planning