RYA Shorebased Courses
A 5-day course providing the student with a knowledge of the theory of navigation and seamanship. Subjects covered include chartwork, navigation, meteorology and safety.
Revises the theory taught on the RYA Day Skipper Shorebased course and provides the candidate with advanced knowledge of the theory of Navigation, Tides and Meteorology
A 1-day course providing the necessary training to meet the requirements for the VHF Short Range Certificate. The course teaches the use of VHF voice procedures and Digital Selective Calling and give the student hands on experience of radio use. This course may be conducted either as a classroom course or on line.
A 1-day course providing sufficient information and practical skill for the student to provide early care for those requiring medical treatment. The course promotes the preservation of life, stabilisation of the casualty's condition and recovery.
Benefits those who have perhaps some practical experience of small boats, but no understanding of the theoretical subjects of navigation and chart work. It is equally suitable as an introductory course for those contemplating the purchase of their first boat and wishing to have some understanding of navigation before venturing out on to the sea.
A 1-day course providing an understanding of how to use the safety equipment carried on small boats, including a practical session in launching and boarding a liferaft.
Teaches students to use small boat radar to assist decision making in collision avoidance, pilotage and navigation.
Introduces students to a cut away diesel engine, using simple everyday words, and provides a basic understanding of how an engine works, how all parts interact, starting methods and how to stop an engine in an emergency.
This qualification is required for operations on vessels in European inland waterways and an add on to the International Certificate of Competence (ICC) The course covers a knowledge of the visual signs encountered on the banks of the rivers and canals of Europe