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RYA Training Centre MCA PCA
RYA Day Skipper Theory

RYA Navigation Courses

Classroom based theory navigation classes are a great way to learn the essential building blocks of successfully skippering a boat, be it sail or power.

  • RYA Day Skipper Theory – 5 days or 2.5 weekends. A comprehensive introduction to navigation theory for inexperienced skippers.
  • RYA Coastal Yachtmaster® Theory – 6 days or 3 weekends. Advanced training for more experienced skippers building on the Day Skipper course.
  • RYA Ocean Yachtmaster® Theory – 5 days. Unravel the mysteries of Astro navigation, using a sextant, ocean passage making, worldwide meteorology and electronic navigation aids.


During the current Covid-19 Pandemic our classroom courses for 3 or more students are run at, and in conjunction with, Aboard Boat Coaching, Universal Marina, Crableck Lane, Sarisbury Green SO31 7ZN.