RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Course

This is the introductory RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Course which is a two days classroom based course. It is aimed at anyone new to seagoing activities. The course gives students an awareness and knowledge of essential navigation techniques and seamanship in a relaxed environment and covers the key areas that anyone who goes out in a boat should be aware of.
 

Main topics include:
   Charts, publications and terms
   Buoyage
    Navigation
    Fixing a position
    Personal and boat safety equipment
    Safety procedures and briefing
    Communications
    Engine checks
    Rescue procedures
    Anchoring
    Tidal streams
    Tidal heights
    Electronic navigation
    Rules of the road
    Weather forecasts
    Pilotage
    Passage planning
    SOLAS V requirements
    Pre-planning
    Electronic chart plotter is included in this course.
 
By the end of the course you will know how to get safely between two nearby harbours during the day in good weather and will have had experience of preparing a passage plan.
Course Requirements
No prior knowledge is required.
The course runs from 0900 to 1730 and includes tea, coffee and biscuits.
This course leads onto the RYA Day Skipper Theory course and is complemented by the RYA VHF/SRC Radio Course.

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