RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Course
Introduction to the basic concepts of inshore navigation and safety in an easy to understand and enjoyable online format.
"The online training, the provision of course materials and the regular communication from ABB was very professional"
 - Bruce & Anne Grey
About the course
Our Online RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Course provides a fantastic base of knowledge for taking your boat on short coastal passages and to prepare for an I.C.C. assessment.
What do I learn?
The basics of navigation, including tidal awareness, charts, almanacs, and the use of electronic aids such as GPS
Harbour entry and departure pilotage techniques
How to recognise buoyage on charts and on the water
Collision regulations
Weather sources and information including local apps and websites
How to plan a passage
Safety equipment to carry and how it should be used
Course Information
Course Duration
The course takes around 8 hours in total to complete, but it is structured so you can take it at your own pace. 

Previous Experience
None, we start at the foundation level of all of the key concepts to make sure nothing is missed.

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Certificate.
The Investment
Access is to the course is open for 12-months from completing the registration. If life gets too busy and you need more time, you have an option to pause your course for up to 6-months and then continue when you have more time. 
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The Back Story...
Above and Beyond Boating was founded in 2011 to support Sydney-based boat owners to not just learn about boat handling or sailing, but also teach the wider skills needed to confidently and safely skipper their boats.

They have worked with thousands of boat owners assisting them achieving a wide range of boating dreams.

One of the Above and Beyond Boating philosophies is to assist their customers to step outside of their nautical comfort zones and ensure that they achieve the goals they dreamed of when they purchased the boat.

They bring the skills and experience of world-class trainers straight to your vessel.
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