RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship Theory

This online theory course 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, motor boating, sea angling or diving, and works well in complementing our on-the-water training such as the RYA Start Yachting and RYA Competent Crew courses.

It’s a highly informative course and being online you get many interactive exercises to help reinforce the information and lots of chances to try out what you’ve learned.

Pre-course Practical Requirements:None.
Pre-course Theory Requirements:None.
Course duration:At least 6 hours.
Minimum age:None.
What’s Included:Course web login detials, course plotter, dividers, course handbook, exercises, electronic chart plotter activation code (software to be downloaded for PC or Mac), email and phone assistance by qualified instructors.
Cost:HKD 2,000
Award:RYA Start Yachting Course Completion Certificate

Delivered via an on-line web based training course for you to complete at your own speed.  There is no time limit for this course.

No other equipment is required.

Charts and Publications, Safety, Engine checks, Buoyage, Tidal awareness, Visual and electronic navigation, Pilotage, Rules of the road, Anchoring, Weather forecasts, Passage planning.

The RYA Competent Crew Practical  course.   Also consider joining a course under the Experience &  Mile Building programme to gain valuable experience before your next formal course.


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This course is available all year.