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RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship

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Course Duration - 2 days

A basic introduction to navigation and safety for anyone new to boating: sailors, powerboaters, sea anglers, divers and boatmasters. Also useful for experienced dinghy and keelboat sailors and inshore racers.


Previous Knowledge required - None

Minimum age 14

Instructor : Student ratio - 1 : 6

Course content

Charts and publications






Rules of the road

Weather forecasts

Passage planning


Ability after the course

Basic knowledge of navigation and safety


Course cost

£150.00 includes course pack, equipment and refreshments

Deposit required at booking - 25% of course cost

Available course dates are on the Plan B Sea School tab

The course requires a minimum of 3 candidates to run.  

To Book a course get in touch via

email - 
or call the office on 02394 008561 to book

You will then be sent a booking form and invoice separately.

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