RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship
Pre-course experience None
Assumed knowledge None
Minimum duration Online Own speed / Recommended minimum 6 hours.
Compatibility Compatible with Mac or PC (not iPad).

Windows XP or later, Mac OS X 10.6 or later, Internet Explorer 6, Safari 4 or Firefox 3, pop up blocker off.
Minimum age None
Course content    Course topics include:
  • Charts and Publications
  • Engine checks
  • Tidal awareness
  • Pilotage Anchoring Passage planning
  • Safety
  • Buoyage
  • Visual and electronic navigation
  • Rules of the road
  • Weather forecasts
Ability after the course Basic introduction to navigation and safety which is aimed at users of smaller day boats and RIBs.
Course Fee HK$ 1,200