Coastal Navigation

Price – $ 530 per person

2 days theory 8.30am – 5.00pm

The Coastal Navigation course requires extra equipment – BUY HERE.

Coastal Navigation course

Coastal Navigation

An entry level navigation course designed to give you a firm foundation in practical navigation and seamanship. The course covers traditional skills such as buoyage, tides and passage planning as well as the latest in GPS and electronic systems.

This course can lead toward the RYA Day Skipper Theory certificate with a bridging course that involves an extra two days and an evening exam.


Chart information and symbols


Use of navigation instruments

Chart work

Variation deviation



Taking and plotting fixes

Tidal calculation

Satellite navigation – GPS

Safety procedures

What do I bring?
Plotter or plotter kit*
RYA Training chart 5*
Two soft 2B pencils
Pencil sharpener
Note pad and pens

* Must be pre-ordered at least 2 weeks prior and will be supplied on the day, please phone or email to place order.

How long is the course?
2 full days 9:00am to 4:30pm