RYA Theory Courses

RYA Recognised Training Centre

We offer regular RYA Day Skipper Theory and Yachtmaster Theory evening courses in London.

Should you wish to enquire about shore based training delivery at your own venue please contact us. These can take place over several evenings or 3 weekends. Discounts are available for those hosting these courses.

The RYA theory courses that you can take are:

Which Theory Sailing Course is right for me?

Essential Navigation and Seamanship

Essential Navigation and Seamanship

This Essential Navigation and Seamanship course is a great introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new, inexperienced or rusty skippers and crew.

Taught over 16 hours with exercises to complete along the way. It can be covered as a series of short sessions or over two full days.


RYA Day Skipper Theory Course

rya day skipper theory

This RYA Day Skipper theory course covers all essentials of near-shore navigation, collision regulations, meteorology, tidal calculations, safety and much more. Essential preparation for the practical course.

40+ hours taught over 8 evenings and a weekend plus exam time. from £295 per person.


RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory

RYA Coastal Skipper theory course

This Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster theory course trains you in advanced navigation. The theory course includes refined techniques for navigating offshore, at night and in restricted visibility. It includes a thorough review of the collision regulations, meteorology and tidal calculations.

40+ hours taught over 8 evenings and a weekend plus exam time. from £345 per person.


VHF Radio Course (SRC)

RYA VHF radio course

This RYA VHF radio course will teach you how to use a marine radio and fulfill the legal obligation to be licensed if you own or operate a marine radio.

The course will be taught using radio simulators and will be examined by a short written test.

Join one of our courses below or we can organise to deliver at your club, home or office.