RYA shorebased classroom Courses



rya first aid course poole
rya vhf src radio course
vhf src exam

Duration: 1 day

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. 

Duration: 1 day

Preparing you to complete the VHF/SRC exam. A legal requirement for marine VHF users. 

Duration: 1 - 2hrs

Short Range Certificate (SRC) exam taken in order to gain the RYA VHF SRC Marine Radio Certificate. 

Duration: 1 day

This course prepares you to stay alive in an emergency! Suitable for anyone that uses a boat whether it be for pleasure or commercially. This course meets MCA commercial endorsement requirements. 


rya essential navigation and seamanship course
rya day skipper theory course
rya yachtmaster offshore theory course

Duration: 2 days

Navigation & Safety awareness for new and inexperienced skippers and crew or those wanting to refresh their skills. 

Duration: 5 days

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

Duration: 5 days + Exams

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



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