Royal Yachting Association (RYA)

Royal Yachting Association (RYA)

The Faculty of Nautical and STEM offers the following RYA classroom-based recreational yacht and motorboat theory courses:

  • Essential Navigation & Seamanship Course.
  • Day Skipper Theory.
  • Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore Theory.
  • Yachtmaster Ocean Theory.

Whether you already own a boat or are thinking about purchasing a boat these courses are ideal for the aspiring boat skipper or skippers and crew who already have some experience. Safety on the water and at sea is of paramount importance; these courses are designed to ensure that you understand and appreciate your current level of competence at whatever stage you are currently at and to increase your level of competence and confidence to ensure that you undertake your sailing and motor boating activities.

Contact us for more information on these courses.