The courses are taught by Navathome, a center recognized by RYA for specialized courses in online courses.
The Short Range Certificate is the minimum qualification required by law to control the operation of the VHF and VHF Digital Selective Calling (DSC) equipment on any British flagged vessel voluntarily fitted with a radio. This includes both fixed and hand held equipment using International channels.
The RYA Day Skipper Theory Online Course is an introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers. This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night cruising.
Pre-course Requirements: There is no pre-course knowledge required
This course is for those aspiring to blue water cruising and is ideal for those who hold the Yachtmaster Offshore certificate and are preparing for their first ocean passage.
PRE-COURSE REQUIREMENTS: Prior to the course your navigation skills should be at the standard of the Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore shorebased course.
The Professional Practices & Responsibilities Course is aimed yo those people who want to use their RYA qualifications professionally, as captain or crew member. Whetr your work onboard as a professional sailor/captain or crew member you will have a responsibility with the passengers and your crew.
You must learn to handle any sort of situations, in case something goes wrong.