Essential Navigation & Seamanship Course

This 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 Powerboat Level 2, Start Yachting and Helmsman courses. It’s a highly informative course with lots of opportunities for you to put your new found knowledge in to practice.

Course Topics Include

  • Charts and Publications
  • Safety
  • Engine Checks
  • Buoyage
  • Tidal Awareness
  • Visual and electronic navigation
  • Pilotage
  • Rules of the road
  • Anchoring
  • Weather Forecasts
  • Passage Planning
How Long is the course?
The course is taught over 16 hours with exercises to complete along the way. It can be covered in a series of short sessions or over 2 full days.
Course Price: 360€
– Price includes RYA theory book.