If you are looking to work in the marine business on a Commercial Skipper ticket then you will need both the RYA First Aid at Sea and RYA Sea Survival Certificates. If you are a leisure boater then these courses are HIGHLY recommended and could help safe you […]
An interactive session aiming to de-mystify what your radar is doing, how it works, most importantly what it CAN’T do and how to get the best out of it. There’s a quick quiz half way through so keep your pen and paper handy!
Getting to grips with what to do in restricted visibility is a critical skill for any skipper / crew – this Virtual Training session takes you through an introduction to what restricted visibility is, immediate actions to fix your position and avoid hazards, sound signals and avoiding a collision. There is a quick quiz at the end for you to test your knowledge.
Being able to correctly calculate the tide is a critical skill for any skipper / crew – this Virtual Training session takes you through the process of selecting the right standard port tide table in the almanac, interpreting the HW/LW data, drawing your tidal sawtooth diagram, calculating the correct hour to use for your tidal vector and interpreting the tidal diamond/atlas.
Getting to grips with basic marine navigation skills is a critical skill for any skipper / crew – this Virtual Training session takes you through a quick revision of DR/EPs & converting Compass to Magnetic to True bearings. The session focuses on constructing a Course To Steer taking into account leeway and uses practical exercises using the RYA Training Chart plotter.
Getting to grips with basic marine navigation skills is a critical skill for any skipper / crew – this Virtual Training session takes you through navigation symbols, converting Compass to Magnetic to True bearings, Dead reckoning navigation and estimating your position. The session also looks at projecting an estimated position and uses practical exercises using the RYA Training Chart plotter.
A fantastic example of the importance of having an Emergency Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) on board if you are travelling offshore – coupled with an AIS signal this lucky yachtsman was rescued after a brilliant response from various international and military rescue agencies.
From Digital radar giving a more digitizes picture to the advances in Broadband radar using solid state technology with zero rad-haz and instant on – here’s our guidance on the different systems and technologies.
How well do you know your Buoyage and Flags – test your knowldge on our new online quiz