Essential Navigation & Seamanship
Beginners Introduction To Navigation
This short online theory course provides a basic introduction to navigation & safety for anyone who goes to sea in a boat or canoe.
It takes roughly 6 to 8 hours to complete the course but you can work through the different modules at your own pace.
It's also a good taster of the more comprehensive Day Skipper theory course.
You will be awarded a certificate on successful completion of the course.
Course fee: £115
VHF Radio Online Course
Quick way to get your radio licence
If you intend to use a VHF marine radio, whether fixed or handheld, you need to hold an operator's licence. This online course is the easiest way to get your VHF Radio Operator Certificate of Competence. Just complete the online course, then book a mutually convenient time to do the final practical exam, in person with us, here in Morecambe. Note, if you wish to do the exam at another training centre, you must inform us prior to booking to ensure this can be arranged.
Course fee: £115 (this includes the RYA VHF Handbook which we will post to you)
Please note: There's an additional certificate fee of £70 payable to the RYA before you attend the final practical exam. The minimum age for the assessment is 16.
Safe and Fun
For Instructors and Volunteers
The Safe and Fun course presents a variety of scenarios you might encounter whilst working with children or vulnerable adults in a club or watersports centre. It looks at issues to do with abuse and bullying and helps you to understand your own obligations.
Course fee: £12.00