Online Essential Navigation & Safety

Essential Navigation & Seamanship (Online) in Barcelona with Barcelona Watersports

RYA Online Essential Navigation and Seamanship Course with Barcelona Watersports

The RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship course can be completed as an online course. This course is applicable for anyone interested in dinghy or yacht sailing, sea angling, diving, powerboating, motor boating, jet skis, kite surfing or windsurfing. The course is a basic introduction to navigation, seamanship and safety. It is ideal for users of small boats such as RIBs, jet skis and day boats and compliments the RYA Powerboat Level 2, RYA PWC course and RYA Competent Crew. Its also a great course for those who are currently crewing on yachts and want to learn a little more before progressing to the full RYA Dayskipper courses.

About the Course: The RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship course aims to introduce the basic concepts of inshore navigation and safety in an easy to understand and enjoyable format. During the course you will be introduced to the basics of navigation including tidal awareness, charts, almanacs and the use of electronic navigation aids such as GPS. You will be taught about harbour entry and departure pilotage including knowledge of buoyage and a basic understanding of the collision regulations so you know who has right of way. Time will also be spent looking weather information and what impact this could have on your passage. You will also learn more about what safety equipment you should carry and how it is used. Towards the end of the course you will put all this information together to plan an actual passage.

Online: Accessing the online course is simple! Once you have booked with us we will send you username and password to start online training. An instructor will be on hand to help with queries during the course via email or phone.


Course Cost: €199.00