The RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship course aims to provide a basic awareness and understanding of navigation and safety. This course is for dinghy sailors, keelboaters, powerboaters, jet ski riders and divers. This course is run either online or in the classroom over a minimum of 16 hours and includes the following:
- RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship coursebook
- RYA Handy Plotter
- Exercises and Course Information booklet
- Redemption voucher for the RYA Electronic Chart Plotter
- RYA Training Chart 3
- RYA Training Chart 4
- Ultralight Dividers
A preview of the course can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAENIh39Pdc
RYA Interactive Course Access Details
To enable access to your online course we need to share some of your personal data with the RYA via your user profile in RYA Interactive. This online learning portal is hosted and maintained by a third party (Learning Pool), which will not use your personal information for any reason other than enabling your course.
Your name and email address will be entered on RYA Interactive in order to create your user account. On your first access to the site, you will be asked to enter your address and date of birth. You will have access to the site for one year in order to complete your online course. During this period, your personal information will be held on the RYA interactive site and be available to this training centre and the RYA for the purpose of managing your course.
Instructional support will be provided by Wavelength Training Ltd for the duration of your course.
On completion of your course, your name, email address, date of birth and address will be transferred to the RYA for the purpose of recording details of the course and any certification earnt. This information allows the RYA to record your certification, update any records they may already hold about you or your qualifications and verify your certificate if required. After one year from the date of your last login, your user account will be removed from RYA Interactive.
Full details of how the RYA will deal with your personal information will be displayed when you first access RYA Interactive.
All RYA courses are supplied by the RYA Registered Training Centre “Wavelength Powerboats” at our address in Ballyhalbert, Northern Ireland or through the RYA Interactive training site.