RYA VHF Marine Radio Online

Learn how to call for help at sea

The RYA VHF Handbook

Many flotilla and charter companies now require this radio qualification. The online course is the easiest way to get your VHF Radio Operator Certificate of Competence. Complete the online course then book a mutually convenient time to do the final practical exam and written paper in person at a training centre. 

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RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship
A screenshot of a typical page in the interactive online course, showing a navigation chart with clickable links.

Beginners Introduction To Navigation

This short online theory course goes well with all the beginner practical courses such as Keelboat Levels 1, 2 & 3, Powerboat Level 2, Competent Crew and Helmsman. It's a great starting point for anyone who goes out on the 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 in-depth Day Skipper theory course.

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RYA Safe and Fun

Safe and Fun

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.

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