RYA Shorebased Yacht Sailing Courses

Learning to sail is not just about pulling ropes and there are a huge array of RYA theory courses that will help to make your yacht sailing experiences safe and enjoyable whether you are just starting to learn to sail or you are a seasoned sailor.

RYA Theory Courses and Price

RYA On-Line Theory Courses – Study at Home

We offer the following RYA online theory courses on behalf of Navathome, a RYA Recognised Training Centre specialising in online training RYA Day Skipper Theory Coastal Yachtmaster Offshore Theory Ocean Yachtmaster Theory.

RYA Day Skipper Online Theory course delivered by Navathome, a RYA Recognised Training Centre specialising in online training. £300

(By booking on-line theory courses you are agreeing to the Navathome Terms and Conditions – Click Bar Below)

  • Price includes
  • Free plotter and brass dividers,
  • The two RYA training charts.
  • The RYA training Almanac.
  • A voucher to access the RYA plotter simulator.
  • The RYA Day Skipper course notes,
  • Access to the US version of the admiralty list of charts and symbols.
  • Animated boat handling lessons.
  • Free mini radar simulator.
  • Feedback and help from our fulltime instructors seven days a week.
  • RYA Day Skipper certificate on completion.
  • Free boat handling animations designed to help you during your practical course.
  • Your RYA pack is sent out first class within 24 hours of booking.
  • Up to two years access to learning materials after completion.
  • Six months free access with the option to extend in six monthly intervals.
  • Price £300 including all you need except a pencil .

Navathome Terms and Conditions

RYA Theory Courses In Your Work Place

If you would like to run a theory course at your place of work then contact us to find out more about the discounts we offer plus the incentives to the instigator. You only require a board room or meeting room – and we can help fill your course.

RYA Theory Courses at Our Work Place

The theory lessons and some powerboat courses can be completed at Queen Mary Sailsports (close to Ashford, M3 Middlesex) based upon the large 600 acre Queen Mary Reservoir, and the practical courses either on the river Hamble from our yacht charter base at Mercury Yacht Harbour or Brighton Marina delivered by our coastal sea school partners. Full details will be given upon booking.

The table below gives an overview of the courses that we offer either from Queen Mary, your place of work or some of our RYA training school partners, along with the prices for each. Courses are run throughout the year, with our peak season being between April and September. For more information on each course including upcoming dates and prerequisites, simply click the title of the course to find out more.

Attendance Courses Course Format Price
RYA Day Skipper Theory 5 Days (2.5 weekends) £360
RYA Yachtmaster Theory 6 Days (3 weekends) £380
GMDSS Radio Licence 1 Day £115
RYA First Aid 1 Day £110
Diesel Engine 1 Day £110


Want more information or want to book?

Contact Us: email info@datchetwatersports.co.uk     Tel: 01753 683990

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