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RYA TRAINING - SHOREBASED COURSES


RYA Basic Navigation & Safety Course

Weekend or weekday RYA training courses, based in Southampton, Hamble and Lancashire

This 2 day course provides an introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new, inexperienced or rusty skippers and crew.

The course is for anyone new to sailing, motor boating including RIBs and other small powerboats, sea angling and diving as well as experienced dinghy and keelboat sailors and inshore racers

It is the perfect introduction or refresher for anyone going afloat on inshore waters, and a stepping stone to the more in-depth Day Skipper shorebased course.

The Basic Navigation & Safety Course also complements the RYA Intermediate Powerboat, Start Yachting, Helmsman or Day Skipper courses.

The syllabus includes charts and publications, safety, engine checks, buoyage, tidal awareness, visual and electronic navigation, pilotage, rules of the road, anchoring, weather forecasts and passage planning.

This is a highly practical course with lots of opportunities foryou to put your new found knowledge into practice using the exercises provide

The Details

Please see our schedule for course dates and current prices (from £185).

The instructor for your course will be a fully qualified RYA Shorebased or Yachtmaster Instructor.

The course pack includes a chart, plotter, course handbook, exercises and an electronic chart plotter CD.

Number of students varies depending on location. Please see Locations and Formats for more information.

If you prefer the course to be run for just you and maybe your partner or a group of friends at a location of your choosing,  this is also possible - call us for our private instruction rates.

What To Do Next....

Call us or choose a convenient date from our schedule of course dates and prices. Other dates may occasionally be available - please ask.

If you are a group of four or more  people, please call us to discuss your preferred dates. We can run a bespoke course for your group.

Simply call us on +44(0)7977 459671 or +44(0)1253 853075 to confirm availability and to discuss your requirements in more detail, then complete and return one booking form per person with a 30% deposit payment.

Once the full course fee has been received we will send a formal booking confirmation and Joining Instructions to you.

Other useful pre course information is provided in our Powerboating Courses - Preliminaries sheet

Call us on +44(0)7977 459671 or +44(0)1253 853075



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