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RYA Theory Course Options

All our online theory courses are delivered by Navathome, an RYA Recognised and accredited Training Centre specialising in online training.

RYA Day Skipper Theory

Course requirements

No prior experience is necessary however we do recommend some practical sailing experience or the RYA Competent Crew course for some underpinning knowledge

 

Content

Seamanship, coastal navigation and pilotage, chartwork, electronic charts, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, weather forecasting and meteorology, tides, collision regulations, seamanship, coastal navigation and pilotage, chartwork, electronic charts, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, weather forecasting and meteorology, tides, collision regulations

Duration
The online course takes approximately 40-50 hours depending on your pace. There is an initial 6 month time limit to complete the course with an additional 6 month extension available at a cost of GBP 30

What is included?

  • Access to online course - 6 months

  • Course pack including Training Charts, Breton plotter, dividers, course handbook

  • Please read the data protection policy below prior to booking.

  • Email support from Navathome instructor team.

  • RYA certification issued by Navathome upon successful completion of the course, namely RYA Day Skipper Shorebased certificate

 

Certificate issuing criteria

Background knowledge to skipper a small yacht in familiar waters by day.

Course Cost

GBP 295.00

RYA Coastal Skipper &
Yachtmaster Theory

Course requirements

Knowledge to the level of Day Skipper Shorebased

 

Content

Position fixing, course shaping and plotting, tidal knowledge, use of almanacs and admiralty publications, electronic position finding equipment, taking and interpreting forecasts, plotting weather systems, weather predictions using a barometer.

Duration
The online course takes approximately 40-50 hours depending on your pace. There is an initial 6 month time limit to complete the course with an additional 6 month extension available at a cost of GBP 30

What is included?

  • Access on online course - 6 months

  • Course pack including Training Charts, course handbook

  • Plotter and divider set can be included at an additional cost of GPB 15

  • Please read the data protection policy below prior to booking.

  • Email support from one of Navathome instructor team.

  • RYA certification issued by Navathome upon successful completion of the course, namely RYA Day Skipper Shorebased certificate

 

Certificate issuing criteria

Background knowledge to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day and night.

Course Cost

GBP 315.00

Data Protection Policy

 Navathome Data Protection Policy

To enable access to your online course we need to share some of your personal data with Navathome via www.navathome.com. This training website and database is held and maintained on a secure server. Navathome is an RYA training centre which specialises in online navigation training and will not use your personal information for any reason other than enabling your course.

Your payment information will be collected by YOA Super Yacht training on behalf of Navathome. This information is collected by YOA Super Yacht Training and is not passed on to any other organisation. Payment information for the purpose of logging you into the Navathome admin will not be retained once the payment is made. Your name and email address will be entered on www.navathome.com in order to create your user account. Your postal address will be provided in order to send your student pack.

You will have access to the site for six months in order to complete your online course. During this period, your personal information will be held on the website by Navathome and may be available to YOA Super Yacht Training who may have access to the Navathome database. This period maybe extended should you wish to extend your course access.

On completion of your course, your name and email will be retained by Navathome for the purpose of recording details of the course and any certification you gain as a result of it. This information allows Navathome to record your certification. Your Instructor will not hold any information for the purposes of Navathome student support after this date.

Please note that YOA Super Yacht Training may hold information to enable provision of other training not associated with the Navathome course. Should you not complete the course in the given time frame, your name and email will be retained by Navathome for the purpose of recording details of the course. This information allows Navathome to retain a record of coursework you have completed.

If you would like your personal data removed from www.navathome.com prior to the end of your access period or at any time before you have completed your course, you can request it by email. Please contact info@navathome.com giving your name and email address and the course you would like to delete. Please note that if you request deletion of your account before you have completed your course, your access to the course and records of your progress will be lost.

If you would like details of your online course removed from the Navathome database when you have completed the course, please email your request to info@navathome.com giving your name and email address. Please note that removal of course details from the Navathome database, means that any certification gained as a result of this course will not be verifiable by Navathome, nor would Navathome be able to help with a replacement certificate.

Full details of how Navathome will deal with your personal information is given in the Navathome terms and conditions.

Navathome Course Material Shipping Information

  1. All packs must be signed for so please ensure that someone will be available to accept the package.

  2. Postage costs are included for delivery to the UK. For a full list of shipping prices to other destinations, please 
    click here

  3. Navathome will not accept responsibility for Packs sent to Marinas, or c/o addresses. If the pack goes missing after it has been signed for the student will be liable for the cost of the replacement pack.

  4. All packs being dispatched to Russia will be via DHL and must be delivered to a Business address.

  5. DHL will not deliver to a PO Box.

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