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:

Entry requirements

No Pre-requisits

Safety at sea 

Chartwork 

Buoyage 

Tides 

Visual and electronic navigation 

Pilotage 

Rules of the road 

Anchoring 

Weather forecasts 

Passage planning. 

How will I study my course?

     Face to face 


    How long will my course last?


    2 Days

    Where can I study my course?

      • Lews Castle College, UHI, Stornoway

    Start date

    February 2021

    Fees

    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?

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    Apply for Essential Navigation & Seamanship Certificate

    Please contact our Admin team for further information on:

    01851 770 000
    or
    adminle@uhi.ac.uk

    We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Lews Castle College UHI. Lews Castle College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.