A course for skippers who wish to improve their navigation using traditional and modern techniques.
Learn to plan for those tidal gates and navigating in restricted visibility and at night.
- Navigation practice
- Tidal streams
- Tidal heights
- Passage planning
- Night sailing
- Sailing in restricted visibility
- Clearing bearings
- Back bearings
- Depth contours
- GPS and chart-plotter use
Join the boat on Friday evening and meet your instructor and crew, start your course on Saturday morning, returning Sunday afternoon.
After your course
You will have more confidence in navigating your boat and being able to use electronic aids as an aid to navigation.
Duration 2 days
Max instructor ratio 5:1
Meals ashore and mooring fees, which are split between the students, are not included.
Included on course
RYA accredited instructor, accommodation on board, gas, diesel, breakfast and lunch each day.
To enable you to fully enjoy the course, you will require wet weather gear; a sleeping bag and pillow will also be required. Refer to our comprehensive kit list.
Wondering what to do next?
Why not continue the RYA qualifications and complete the RYA Coastal/Yachtmaster Theory course.
Want to experience night sailing and watch systems? Why not join us on one of our mile builders.
Have a taste for sailing and would like some more experience? Why not come out cruising with us?
Learn more about the skipper and crew development courses we offer.
RYA Specialist Courses
- RYA VHF Course
- RYA First Aid
- RYA/ISAF Offshore Safety
- RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance
- RYA Sea Survival Course
Learn more about the Specialist Courses we offer.