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This course is a basic introduction to navigation and safety for anyone new to boating: sailors, power boaters, sea anglers, divers and boat masters.

Also useful for experienced dinghy and keel boat sailors and inshore racers.

Spend a relaxed 2 days in our spacious classroom with one of our friendly instructors who will guide you through all you need to enhance your boating knowledge. The course covers charts and publications, safety, buoyage, tidal awareness, basic navigation and pilotage, rules of the road, electronic navigation, anchoring, weather forecasts, and passage planning.

The aim at the end of the course is to get you to a level where you have a basic awareness and understanding of navigation and safety.

Once you have completed your theory we have a full range of practical courses available.

You can combine many of our theory courses with a Practical RYA Course.

This is our 14 Day Fast Track Day Skipper Course for the complete novice


Our 9 Day RYA Combined Day Skipper Course for students with RYA Competent Crew or Crew Skills.

RYA Basic Navigation Course at Barcelona Palamos plus our RYA Combined Course Options

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£395 or €445

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