RYA SHOREBASED COURSES

THEORY | CLASSROOM | FROM £100

We offer a range of RYA Shorebased courses, designed to support the practical courses available. From navigation and seamanship, to marine radio communication and first aid, these courses cover a host of key subjects.

Whilst nothing beats gaining practical experience on the water, acquiring the necessary background knowledge is an essential building block on the pathway to becoming a competent boater.

  • Key background knowledge
  • Classroom based
  • From 1 to 7 days

RYA DAY SKIPPER SHOREBASED

Six day, entry-level classroom course covering the fundamentals of navigation, tides, seamanship, safety, weather and passage planning, for those planning to make short coastal passages by day.

RYA COASTAL SKIPPER/YACHTMASTER OFFSHORE SHOREBASED

Seven day, advanced classroom course to develop the skills of chart work, navigation, meteorology and passage planning, in readiness for longer coastal and offshore passages, by day and night.

RYA MARINE RADIO SHORT RANGE CERTIFICATE

One day course, leading to the award of the Short range Certificate, which is mandatory for all those who operate a marine VHF radio on board British flagged vessels.

RYA FIRST AID CERTIFICATE

One day course for all those who go to sea, covering all the key first aid topics but from a marine perspective. Meets the requirements for commercial skippers and RYA practical instructors.