RYA Online & classroom courses



RYA Online Course options:

Completing training online can be a more convenient, time and cost effective way of achieving your learning aims. With a wide range of online courses available if you can't wait to get started or don't want to fit into scheduled course dates then this may well be the best option for you! 

rya vhf src radio course

Preparing you to complete the VHF/SRC Marine Radio practical & theory exam. A legal requirement for marine VHF users. This course can be completed ONLINE or in the CLASSROOM 

rya essential navigation and seamanship course

Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults. For anyone working in an RYA environment including volunteers & RYA Instructors.  This course can be completed ONLINE 

rya professional practices and responsibilities course rya ppr

A compulsory course for new and revalidating RYA Commercial Endorsement holders. This course is completed ONLINE

rya cevni test

Anyone requiring an I.C.C. valid for inland waters must pass the CEVNI test. This eTest is completed ONLINE 


rya essential navigation and seamanship course

Navigation & Safety awareness for new and inexperienced skippers and crew or those wanting to refresh their skills. This course can be completed ONLINE or in the CLASSROOM 

rya day skipper theory course

The knowledge to navigate safely around familiar waters by day with an introduction to night cruising.

This course can be completed ONLINE or in the CLASSROOM 

rya yachtmaster offshore theory course

Advanced training for skippers wishing to navigate safely on coastal & offshore passages by day & night.

This course can be completed ONLINE or in the CLASSROOM  

rya yachtmaster ocean online course

Unravel the mysteries of astro navigation, sextants, ocean passage making, worldwide meteorology & electronic navigation.

This course can be completed ONLINE


RYA Classroom Course options:

All our RYA Classroom courses are run in our dedicated classroom in Poole, Dorset (though if you have a group then these can also be organised and facilitated at a location of your choosing such as a club / meeting room etc). We have scheduled course dates which are available to view on this website. 

rya first aid course poole

Covering all the usual 1st aid subjects but from a boating perspective. Aimed at anyone who goes afloat on coastal or inland waters for leisure or commercial. 

This course is completed in the CLASSROOM 

rya vhf src radio course

Preparing you to complete the VHF/SRC Marine Radio practical & theory exam. A legal requirement for marine VHF users. This course can be completed ONLINE or in the CLASSROOM 

Short Range Certificate (SRC) exam taken in order to gain the RYA VHF SRC Marine Radio Certificate. This Exam is completed in the CLASSROOM


rya essential navigation and seamanship course

Navigation & Safety awareness for new and inexperienced skippers and crew or those wanting to refresh their skills. This course can be completed ONLINE or in the CLASSROOM 

rya day skipper theory course

The knowledge to navigate safely around familiar waters by day with an introduction to night cruising.

This course can be completed ONLINE or in the CLASSROOM 

rya yachtmaster offshore theory course

Advanced training for skippers wishing to navigate safely on coastal & offshore passages by day & night.

This course can be completed ONLINE or in the CLASSROOM  



Online Courses are hosted by:

rya interactive
virtual training centre

Navathome Ltd



Our Locations:

We run RYA courses and exams at the following locations:
  • A location of your choice, anywhere in Europe - Practical & Shorebased
  • Poole, Dorset - Practical & Shorebased

Please check the schedule to see when the next course/exam is running your location.

Join the RYA online today


Why choose us?

Schedule list - upcoming dates and available slots readily available to view

Easy to book - Just click and enter your details, booking is completed in minutes

Available 24/7 - Book and pay any time of the day or night

No waiting - booking online courses means you can get started 'almost' instantly, no having to fit in with scheduled course dates

Booking form - send all the details we need to sign you up to your course instantly and at the time of payment.

Payments - Pay easily online instantly by Credit or Debit card.

Save money - we can offer cheaper courses by having automated systems so we pass on our savings to you

  • We run the training you need, at a location that suits you. 
  • Cost effective solutions – our students regard us as very good value for money.
  • You save time by not sending your staff/volunteers/clients elsewhere when you choose onsite training.
  • Each of our instructors have over 15 years experience in the industry.
  • We bring commitment and enthusiasm to all our training courses.
  • We specialise in the courses we offer.
  • We make learning fun: we FUN-damentally believe people learn best in a relaxed and enjoyable environment.
  • We use a variety of innovative learning processes which are guaranteed to fully engage the learners.

But perhaps most importantly:

  • What we say, we will do: we deliver our commitments. We are reliable and consistent.