RYA Competent Crew, Day Skipper Sailing and PowerBoat Courses in Scotland from ScotSail

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RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Online Course

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This is a fantastic introduction to marine navigation - with a difference! The course is fully web-based, with the added support of your RYA Instructor on-call to help you if you need it. You receive the official RYA Course Pack, complete with charts, books and even your own navigation plotter and dividers to use along with the structured online course! Animations, videos and quizzes make understanding important safety matters easy to learn. Ideal for those starting sailing / powerboating. Also very popular with kayakers, canoeists and other paddlesport users.

Our RYA Interactive Online Course

1). No Previous Knowledge Required.

2). Suitable for Sailing & PowerBoats.

3). Instant Online Access

4). Everything Required Is Included + Support!

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RYA Interactive Essential Navigation and Seamanship Web Based Online Navigation and Shorebased Theory and Safety Course Scotland

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Course-Topic Sessions:


1. Charts & Publications

2. Engine Checks

3. Tidal Awareness

4. Pilotage

5. Anchoring

6. Passage Planning

7. Safety

8. Buoyage

9. Visual Navigation

10. Electronic Navigation

11. Rules of the Road

12. Weather Forecasts


*Summary Guide Only. Definitive Syllabus Available in Official RYA Website

This course offers a great introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new, inexperienced or rusty skippers and crew. In fact it's for anyone interested in sailing, power boating, sea angling, diving or paddlesports and works well in complementing our on-the-water training, such as the Powerboat Level 2and Start Yachting courses.

It's a highly informative course with lots of opportunities for you to put your new found knowledge into practice.


You will receive a course pack which includes a chart, plotter, dividers, course handbook, exercises and an electronic chart plotter CD.

The online course will take around six hours, but the beauty of it is that you can work through it at your own speed, whenever and wherever you like.

You will find many interactive exercises to help reinforce the information and lots of chances to try out what you've learned.






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Pre-Course Experience



Online Course

6-Hours Online, Or Take As Long As You Want!



What's Included?


Online Course with RYA Course Pack

Start Anytime!

Instant Online Access + Course Pack Delivered via Royal Mail



End Anytime!

Instant Online Access + Course Pack Delivered via Royal Mail

Just £49.00 with Any Sail or Power Practical Course

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What's it Like? RYA Day Essential Navigation, Day Skipper and Coastal / Yachtmaster Shorebased Theory Navigations Courses from ScotSail!







  Step 1: Create a New Account


Select '1st ScotSail Training Ltd' As Your Training Centre (See Example Image Below)


  Step 2: You Will Receive A Booking Confirmation E-Mail

Your Booking Confirmation E-Mail will contain your Booking Reference Number, and a Link To Our Secure Payment Page, Where You Can Pay Using a Credit / Debit Card.


  Step 3: Make Payment & Receive Your Enrolement Key

You can access the first parts of the online course instantly, but you need an Enrolement Key to proceed to the full course.    Once you have paid, you will receive a payment receipt via e-mail, and your 4-Digit Enrolement Key.


  Step 4: Receive Your RYA Course Pack Via Royal Mail

Once you have paid and accessed the course with your Enrolement Key, we will then send you your Official RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Course Pack and Navigation Equipment via Royal Mail.   This is included in the course fee, as is the delivery charge.  Please allow up to 7 working days for delivery, although delivery is usually much sooner that this.

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