RYA online Courses

Learn in your own space, at your own pace...



rya vhf src radio course
rya essential navigation and seamanship course
rya professional practices and responsibilities course rya ppr

Online Course Duration: 4 - 8 hrs

Preparing you to complete the VHF/SRC Marine Radio practical & theory exam. A legal requirement for marine VHF users. 

Online Course Duration: 6 - 8 hrs

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

Online Course Duration: 3 - 8 hrs

A compulsory course for new and revalidating RYA Commercial Endorsement holders. 


rya cevni test
rya safe and fun course rya safeguarding

Online eTest Duration: 1 - 2 hrs

Anyone requiring an I.C.C. valid for inland waters must pass the CEVNI test.

Online Course Duration: 1 - 2 hrs

Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults. For anyone working in an RYA environment including volunteers & RYA Instructors. 


The courses below are offered on behalf of and delivered by Navathome, an RYA Centre Specialising in Online courses:

rya day skipper theory course
rya yachtmaster offshore theory course
rya yachtmaster ocean online course

Online Course Duration: 5 days

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

Online Course Duration: 5 days + exams

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

Online Course Duration: 5 days

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



Why take your online course with us?

  • A dedicated RYA instructor for the duration of your course. 
  • Speedy email responses to any questions or additional instruction you may require. 
  • Unlimited email support from our experienced instructors
  • The option to Skype with your instructor for that more personal touch (pre-arranged times only)
  • Accessible from anywhere
  • SRC exams can be arranged ad-hoc in Southampton or Poole

Courses Hosted By:

rya interactive
virtual training centre

Navathome Ltd



How does it all work?

Once you receive an email from us, login to RYA Interactive or Navathome using the details you receive.

Carry out the online training course at your own pace.

If you have any questions, at any stage during your course, simply email your instructor.

On successful completion:

SRC - arrange your exam

PPR - print your certificate

Essential Nav/Day Skipper/Yachtmaster - recieve certificate

CEVNI - print your certificate



Computer requirements:

Please check the technical requirements to run your online course PRIOR to booking, these can be found on the individual course pages. If you need to download a new web browser or adobe flashplayer, the links to do this are available within RYA interactive.