Navathome RYA Day Skipper Online Course

Delivered by Navathome, a RYA Recognised Training Centre specialising in online training.

A comprehensive introduction to cruising for new Skippers. This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night cruising.

Course content

Course topics include the basics of seamanship, the essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage, chart work, electronic charts, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, weather forecasting and meteorology, tides, collision regulations,construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat, emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and life rafts.

This course is provided by Navathome, a RYA training centre specialising in online courses. Prior to booking this course we suggest you take at look at Navathome’s course demo. Once you have booked this course with us all subsequent communications will be with Navathome.  Call our centre to book this course.  By booking this course you are agreeing to the Navathome terms and conditions. We will send you your log-in details (for Navathome) within 24 hours of you placing your order.

The Navathome system provides a 6 month access period with the option of an extra admin fee to extend the period.

The cost of this course is £285.

SRC/VHF Radio Online Course

radioicomOver the past few years, marine communications have been revolutionized by the introduction of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS). This system is designed to ensure that ships anywhere can communicate with a rescue co-ordination centre. Whilst yachts and small craft are not required to carry radios, if they do, they are required to be competent and qualified to use it. This online Short Range VHF (including GMDSS) radio users course covers the rules and procedures with practical training and computer simulation in the confort of your own home.  On completion of the online section you complete your training with an assessment at our training centre.

The cost of this course is £99.  Call the centre to book or find out more.