RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship ‘Online’

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Course

The RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship online course has been specifically designed to meet the needs of those deciding to take to the sea for the first time, whether you intend to go sailing, motor boating, jet skiing or any other sea related activity this course is for you.  You will be guided through the topics listed below with an emphasis on practical exercises and simulations:

Course content:

  • Safety at sea
  • Chartwork
  • Buoyage
  • Tides
  • Visual and electronic navigation
  • Pilotage
  • Rules of the road
  • Anchoring
  • Weather forecasts
  • Passage planning.

Whats included:

  • Access to the RYA Interactive course via our RYA interactive page
  • RYA training charts 3 & 4
  • Essential Navigation  and Seamanship book
  • RYA exercise book
  • Plotter & divider set
  • Email Instructor support

How it works:

When we receive your booking we will email you your invoice, once this is paid we will create your account on our RYA Interactive page which will give you access to the Essential Navigation & Seamanship course. We will also dispatch your RYA course pack. If required, you will  have email support from one of Ashore Sailing’s qualified instructors

Prior knowledge: None

Award: RYA Course Completion Certificate

Cost: £95.00

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Minimum requirements:

  • PC 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
  • Firefox 3

Software requirements:

  • Adobe Flash Player
  • JavaScript must be enabled in your web browser.


  • A connection speed of 512 kbps is required.
  • If using Internet Explorer 10 you may need to view the course in Compatibility Mode

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