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RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship

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The RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship is a 2 day course held in one of our classrooms at which will give you a basic introduction to navigation and electronic navigation techniques together with safety and seamanship.

The course introduces you to the basics of navigation, charts, bouyage, tides, collision regulations and weather. It's suitable for anyone interested in sailing, motor boating, sea angling or diving, and compliments practical training courses, such as the Powerboat Level 2, Start Yachting and Helmsman courses.

No previous experience needed. 


 Included in the course:

  • RYA course pack
  • Training Almanac
  • Pair of dividers
  • Tea and Coffee (only courses at EASS classrooms)


To demand, please contact the office.


Other options

  1. Distance learning is also available for RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Course. Click here for details.
  2. 1:1 Tuition - We find for this particular course, due to demand and availability, students like to to hire an instructor for a couple of days personal tuition. 



RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship certificate.



The syllabus includes:

  • Charts and publications
  • Safety including engine checks
  • Buoyage
  • Tidal awareness
  • Visual navigational and pilotage
  • Rules of the road
  • Electronic navigation
  • Anchoring
  • Weather forecasts
  • Passage planning




East Anglian Sea School Ltd.
Tel: 01473 659992    Email: sales@eastanglianseaschool.com