RYA Essential Navigation – Venture Sailing

RYA Essential Navigation

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Course Details

Course Duration : Online 8 – 12 hours
Course Cost : Online £129.00
Course Location :  Online & Assistance Via Zoom
Recommended Reading : Essential Navigation Student E Pack ( included in fee )
Course Prerequisite & Age : 12 Years + no assumed knowledge
Who Is This Course For ? Perfect for students looking to learn new skills and brush up on knowledge.

This course is available as an online course only. It offers a great introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new or inexperienced skippers and crew, and those wanting to refresh their skills. In fact it’s for anyone interested in sailing, power boating, sea angling or diving, and works well in complementing any practical courses.

It’s a highly informative course with lots of opportunities for you to put your new found knowledge into practice. If you decide to take the course online, you will find many interactive exercises to help reinforce the information and lots of chances to try out what you’ve learned.

Buy the online course now. Instruction and activation code are emailed out within 24 hours. 1 Year online access to complete the course.
We will create the course using the name on your order unless you email us to say otherwise before you buy the course. If you book more than 1 course then we will need the student details ( name and email ) before we can create your online course accounts.
Your course pack is then posted the next working day to UK address only and includes a chart, portland style plotter, dividers, course handbook and exercises booklet.

An RYA certificate is posted out on successful completion of the course.

Course topics include

  • RYA Essential Navigation 
  • Charts and Publications 
  • Safety Engine checks 
  • Buoyage  
  • Tidal awareness
  • Visual and electronic navigation
  • Pilotage 
  • Rules of the road 
  • Anchoring 
  • Weather forecasts
  • Passage planning
  • Includes a free set of dividers and an RYA Plotter

Minimum requirements:
Mac or PC (not iPad)
Windows XP or later, Mac OS X 10.6 or later

Minimum hardware:
1.0GHz Intel processor or better
128MB free RAM
100MB free hard disk space
32 bit colour graphics card
1024 x 768 screen resolution
Sound card and speakers or headphones

Minimum web browsers:
Internet Explorer 6, Safari 4, Chrome or Firefox 3

Software requirements:
Adobe Flash Player
JavaScript must be enabled in your web browser.

A connection speed of 512kbps is required.

If using Internet Explorer 10 you may need to view the course in Compatibility Mode (see FAQs for advice).

You will need to switch the pop-up blocker off in your web browser

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