Essential Navigation and Seamanship
This course will give you the essential knowledge needed when you’re afloat: navigation, safety, seamanship and passage planning.
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 an 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