The RYA Online Essential Navigation & Seamanship course is an introductory level course designed by the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) to provide fundamental knowledge in navigation and seamanship. It’s ideal for individuals new to sailing or boating, including those who might not have access to on-water training immediately. The course covers basic navigation, safety, seamanship, weather forecasting, and collision regulations. It’s conducted online, making it accessible and convenient.
Safety and Emergency Procedures: A strong emphasis on safety, covering essential equipment and procedures to handle emergencies at sea.
Basic Navigation Skills: Introduction to chart work, tidal awareness, and visual/electronic navigation, equipping learners with fundamental skills for safe navigation.
Rules of the Road: Understanding the collision regulations to ensure safe and legal sailing, crucial for preventing accidents on the water.