RYA ONLINE SAILING THEORY COURSES

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RYA DAY SKIPPER

 

Overview

RYA Day Skipper online theory is an enjoyable entry level shorebased course that gives a rounded and practical introduction to the basics of navigation. The course is delivered fully online enabling you to complete it from the comfort of your own home and at your own pace. All course materials are provided in a handy navigator’s bag: including paper charts, training almanac, shorebased notes, Portland plotter and dividers. Instructor support and the cost of the exams is also included in your course price.

The Day Skipper syllabus is designed to give a new skipper the confidence to plan and safely undertake day time passages. It covers the basics of chartwork, tidal systems, seamanship, meteorology and collision regulations. It also deals with coming in and out of the harbour and the factors to consider when looking for an anchorage.

Next Steps

Armed with your newly-acquired theory knowledge, you are able to undertake the RYA Day Skipper practical course, which is typically held over 5 days.

Upon completion of both your RYA Day Skipper practical and theory course certificates, you are also able to apply for an ICC (International Certificate of Competence). Holding your ICC means you can bareboat charter a yacht in many countries worldwide.

About Sailing Course Online

This online theory course is delivered by our partner company, Sailing Course Online, who are a RYA Recognised Training Centre specialising in online training. The course content is specifically delivered for an online experience, with bite-sized modules, regular auto-marked tests, and full support from the instructors at Sailing Course Online whenever you need them.

By booking a RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster™ online theory course you are agreeing to Sailing Course Online’s terms and conditions. Access the full Sailing Course Online terms and conditions here.

 

RYA COASTAL SKIPPER / YACHTMASTER™

 

Overview

The RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster™ online theory course is designed to give more experienced skippers the confidence to undertake longer and more complex passages which may involve sailing at night. The course is delivered fully online enabling you to complete it from the comfort of your own home and at your own pace.

All course materials are provided in a handy navigator’s bag: including paper charts, training almanac, shorebased notes, Portland plotter and dividers. Instructor support and the cost of the exams is also included in your course price.

The Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster™ syllabus builds on knowledge already gained at a Day Skipper level. This includes chartwork, collision regulations, tidal height calculations, tidal streams, pilotage and passage planning, meteorology, and electronic navigation techniques.

 

Next Steps

Completing this theory course enables you to undertake an RYA Coastal Skipper or RYA Yachtmaster™ practical course, which is typically held over 5 days. It provides you with knowledge and confidence undertake more advanced passages, explore tranquil anchorages and visit foreign destinations. If your three exams are formally invigilated, you can also use it as a commercially-endorsed qualification and a stepping stone towards a career on the water.

 

About Sailing Course Online

This online theory course is delivered by our partner company, Sailing Course Online, who are a RYA Recognised Training Centre specialising in online training. The course content is specifically delivered for an online experience, with bite-sized modules, regular auto-marked tests, and full support from the instructors at Sailing Course Online whenever you need them.

By booking a RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster™ online theory course you are agreeing to Sailing Course Online’s terms and conditions. Access the full Sailing Course Online terms and conditions here


 

Building Your Theory Skills Inspires Confidence on the Water

With content structured for a virtual experience, Sailing Course Online helps you gain theory knowledge that’s essential for when you’re out on the water. The courses we offer include RYA Day Skipper and RYA Coastal / Yachtmaster™.

Rated 4.8 stars out from 5 from genuine feedback on Feefo, Sailing Course Online has successfully delivered courses to thousands of students, many of whom have gone on to undertake a practical course. And although the course is online, you’re only an email away from fast and helpful support from Sailing Course Online’s team of qualified instructors.

Learning online brings many advantages for those who struggle to take five days off to learn in a classroom:

•    Online offers a no pressure approach – learn at your own pace.
•    Easy to follow course, with animations and 20+ videos that bring the content to life.
•    Bite-sized modules enable you to organise learning around day-to-day life.
•    Review your knowledge as many times as you like with the end of module tests.
•    A wealth of “Skipper’s Tips” give you extra real-life perspective on many of the topics.
•    Fast help from qualified instructors whenever you need it – no question is too silly!

The courses work seamlessly across PCs, Macs, and mobile devices, enabling you to learn anywhere you have an internet connection. Access to the exams is included, and as all exams are hand-marked, you will receive tailored feedback on your answers, giving you the confidence to put your newly acquired skills into practice.

A hard copy certificate is posted to you upon successful course completion.


 

Fast Help Whenever You Need It

Just because your course is online, doesn’t mean the support you get is remote as well. Use the email button in your Classroom for fast help with minor queries or arrange a telephone / video call for a more in-depth conversation.

The instructors who support Sailing Course Online are additionally RYA Yachtmaster™ Instructors. They’re 100% committed to giving you friendly and knowledgeable assistance. All exams are manually marked and helpful feedback is provided.

This course is ran by sailingcourse.co.uk

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Legal Information

To enable access to your online course we need to share some of your personal data with Sailing Course Online via www.sailingcourseonline.co.uk. This training website and database is held and maintained on a secure server. Sailing Course Online is an RYA training centre which specialises in online navigation training and will not use your personal information for any reason other than enabling your course.

Your payment information will be collected by Mallorca Yacht Charter on behalf of Sailing Course Online. This information is collected by Mallorca Yacht Charter and is not passed on to any other organisation. Payment information for the purpose of logging you into the Sailing Course Online admin will not be retained once the payment is made.

Your name and email address will be entered on www.sailingcourseonline.co.uk in order to create your user account. Your postal address will be provided in order to send your student pack. You will have access to the site for eight months in order to complete your online course. During this period, your personal information will be held on the website by Sailing Course Online and may be available to Mallorca Yacht Charter who may have access to the Sailing Course Online database. This period maybe extended should you wish to extend your course access.

On completion of your course, your name and email will be retained by Sailing Course Online for the purpose of recording details of the course and any certification you gain as a result of it. This information allows Sailing Course Online to record your certification. Your Instructor will not hold any information for the purposes of Sailing Course Online student support after this date. Please note that this agent may hold information to enable provision of other training not associated with the Sailing Course Online course.

Should you not complete the course in the given time frame, your name and email will be retained by Sailing Course Online for the purpose of recording details of the course. This information allows Sailing Course Online to retain a record of coursework you have completed.

If you would like your personal data removed from www.sailingcourseonline.co.uk prior to the end of your access period or at any time before you have completed your course, you can request it by email. Please contact instructor@sailingcourseonline.co.uk giving your name and email address and the course you would like to delete. Please note that if you request deletion of your account before you have completed your course, your access to the course and records of your progress will be lost.

If you would like details of your online course removing from the Sailing Course Online database when you have completed the course, please email your request to instructor@sailingcourseonline.co.uk giving your name and email address. Please note that removal of course details from the Sailing Course Online database, means that any certification gained as a result of this course will not be verifiable by Sailing Course Online, nor would Sailing Course Online be able to help with a replacement certificate.

Full details of how Sailing Course Online will deal with your personal information is given in the Sailing Course Online terms and conditions.