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Essential Navigation

Length- 2 Days

Cost- £200  Price includes all necessary publications

Max Instructor Ratio- 1:6


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 RYA 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 into practice. If you decide to take the course online, you will find many interactive exercises to help reinforce the information and lots of chances to try out what you've learned.


Course topics include:

Charts and Publications


Engine checks


Tidal awareness

Visual and electronic navigation


Rules of the road


Weather forecasts

Passage planning


You will receive a course pack which includes a chart, plotter, dividers, course handbook and exercises. In the classroom, the course is taught over 16 hours (2 Days) with exercises to complete along the way.

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