How will I be taught?
Teaching methods will include demonstration, lecture input, discussion and time for question and answer sessions. Some homework will be required. End of course comment and evaluation forms will be used for quality assurance. The tutor will be happy to discuss any concerns before or after the session. If you have a disability and think it may affect your learning in the classroom, or using any of our other services, please speak to us in confidence as soon as possible. We will discuss options with you and do our best to provide the support you would like.
What do I need to bring with me?
RYA course notes and tables paid for at the time of enrolment will be given out at the first class. Navigation instruments - this will be discussed at the first class. Notebook and pen.
What can I do next?
You may be interested in other RYA courses. Your tutor can give you more advice.
What do I need to join the course
There are no pre - entry requirements to join the course.
Whilst the course assumes no previous knowledge, some experience of small power or sailboats is helpful. This course in would also suit those who have some practical knowledge, but would like to understand better the theory of navigation, tides and weather.
**PLEASE NOTE: Regular attendance, a high level of commitment and approximately 2 hours of home study is a requirement from you.**