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Sign up to do the ESSENTIAL NAVIGATION & SEAMANSHIP COURSE online in your own time (average 6 hours).


A basic introduction to navigation and safety for anyone new to boating: sailors, powerboaters, sea anglers, divers and boatmasters. Also useful for experienced dinghy and keelboat sailors and inshore racers.


Required experience = None

Minimum duration =  approximately 8-10 hours online

Minimum age = None

Content = Charts and Publications, safety, engine checks, buoyage, tidal awareness, visual and electronic navigation, pilotage, rules of the road, anchoring, weather forcasts, passage planning

Certificate issuing criteria = Basic knowledge of navigation and safety

Format =  online


If you decide to take the course online, you will find many interactive exercises to help reinforce the information and lots of chances to try out what you've learned.


However you take the course, you will receive a course pack which includes a chart, plotter, dividers, course handbook and exercises.



Essential Navigation & Seamanship course

SKU: 671253175371
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