Essential Navigation & Seamanship

Essential Navigation & Seamanship

The RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship course has been specifically designed to meet the needs of those deciding to take to tEssential Navigation Course Packhe 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:

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

Next Course Dates:

  • Thursday 24th through to Friday 25th January 2019 (FULL) new course dates TBA

Venue:  Willow Farm, Waltham Lane, Harby, Leicestershire, LE14 4DB

Prior knowledge: None required

Award: RYA Course Completion Certificate


  • Two RYA practise nautical charts
  • RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship book
  • RYA course exercise book
  • RYA Training Almanac
  • Plotter & divider set
  • RYA chart plotters simulator download for PC or mac

Cost: £150.00 including RYA Course Pack and Training Almanac

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