Essential Navigation & Seamanship Certificate
What is special about this course?
The RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship course has been specifically designed to meet the needs of those deciding to take to the sea for the first time, whether you intend to go sailing, motor boating, or any other sea related activity this course is for you. You will be guided through a list of topics lwith an emphasis on practical exercises and simulations:
Safety at sea
Visual and electronic navigation
Rules of the road
How will I study my course?
Face to face
How long will my course last?
Where can I study my course?
- Lews Castle College, UHI, Stornoway
Most full-time students will have their fees paid.
Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.
What can I do on completion of my course?
RYA Course Completion Certificate
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.
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