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Crew work RYA learn to sail

Competent Crew Primer

An introductory course for those that will be joining us on a Competent Crew Practical course

RYA Skipper at the helm

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship

A comprehensive navigation course designed for those that will be joining us for the Day Skipper practical course.

Note: Please view the 'Welcome to this course' section (accessed from the course main menu page). At the top of the page there are a number of files for you to download that you will need to complete exercises later in the course.

Marine diesel engine

Marine Diesel Engine

An introduction to the marine diesel engine including basic repairs and checks.

VHF Radio

VHF Radio & the GMDSS

An introduction to marine band VHF radio and the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System.


ICC Theory

A course designed for those studying for the International Certificate of Competence (ICC) practical exam. Not required for those that have access to our Essential Navigation & Seamanship online course.

Man overboard

Man Overboard

A full explanation of what happens to the human body when immersed in cold water, methods of recovering a man overboard and the treatment of cold water casualties.


Total Tide

Everything you need to know about tide and tidal calculations. Includes secondary port and projected EP calculations. Suitable for anyone studying for RYA Coastal Skipper or above.