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RYA Basic Navigation & Safety Shorebased Course


  • Course Aim

    The course aims to give students an awareness and knowledge of basic navigation techniques and safety in just 2 days.

  • Duration

    2 days, normally weekends, 9 to 5.

  • Prior experience required

    None

  • Course Content

    • Charts & publications
    • Safety
    • Engine checks
    • Buoyage
    • Tidal awareness
    • Visual & electronic navigation
    • Pilotage
    • Rules of the road
    • Anchoring
    • Weather forecasts
    • Passage planning
The Basic Navigation & Safety course was launched by the RYA in 2007, and is aimed at a wide audience, including anyone new to sailing, motor boating, sea angling and diving as well as experienced dinghy and keelboat sailors and inshore racers.

This course is the perfect stepping stone to the more in-depth Day Skipper shorebased course, or to courses on the water such as the Intermediate Powerboat, Start Yachting, Helmsman or Day Skipper courses.

Please call us on 01202 661881, or contact us for further details and course dates.
The Waterfront, Cobbs Quay, Hamworthy, Poole, Dorset, BH15 4EL - Tel: +44 (0) 1202 661881 - Fax: +44 (0) 1202 664222
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