RYA Theory Courses

RYA Marine Radio (SRC) VHF Course £85             

This is a one day course followed by a 2-3 hour assessment. 

Our next full day course is on Sunday 17 June, however we can also run a course mid week or over evenings if this would suit you better.  

Just give Rosy a call on  07513846229 or send a text and we’ll get back to you with further details  or alternative course dates.  

The next course will be on 17 June

We can run mid week and evening courses on request. Please contact us for details.

A DSC radio is an important piece of safety equipment on board and it is vital to understand the correct procedures. 

Course topics include:

  • the basics of radio operation
  • the correct frequencies (channels) to be used
  • distress, emergency and medical assistance procedures
  • making ship to shore telephone calls
  • Digital Selective Calling (DSC) using simulators
  • Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)
  • Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRB)
  • Search and Rescue (SART)

RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship  £95

We are delighted to announce that this  RYA on line course  is now available with two very special discount offers.

We have chosen to made this course extra special  by:

Firstly, offering a fabulous  introductory price of £75 instead of £95 for a limited period. 

RYA Day Skipper Shore Based Theory  £239            

This is a 40 hour course offered over weekends or evenings. The next course begins in October 2017 see the Day Skipper page for details.

We have a couple of special offers available for those that book early: 

Firstly, courses booked prior to September 2017 are available at the discounted price of £220

Secondly, our class sizes are limited so that you can benefit from an excellent student instructor ratio.

RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Shore Based Theory  £259

This is a 40 hour course offered over weekends or evenings. The next course begins in October 2017

We have a two special offers available for those that book early this year: 

Firstly, weekend courses booked prior to September 2017 are available at the discounted price of £240

Secondly, our class sizes are limited so that you can benefit from an excellent student instructor ratio.

 RYA Sea Survival   £149

 This is a one day course.

The next course will be in April just give Rosy a call 07513846229 or send a txt and we’ll get back to you with details.

 This course is partly in the classroom and partly in a swimming pool.  The course includes entering a liferaft and assisting others while fully kitted out in wet weather gear and a lifejacket.

RYA First Aid   £85

This is a one day course. 

We run regular first aid courses, our next is in June. Just give Rosy a call 07513846229 or send a text and we’ll get back to you with details of dates.  

This course  covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether  on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel passages.

The course is recommended by the MCA and HSE and it fulfils the requirements for:

Professional skippers of small craft working within 60 miles of a safe haven, including Boatmasters
The Senior First Aid certificate needed by offshore racers subject to ISAF’s regulations on first aid training (OSR 4.08.4).

To suit you

We can be very flexible as to when and where we put on courses.

If there is one of these courses you would like to do, but at a venue more convenient for you and on dates which would better suit you then please phone or text Rosy  on  07513846229 or email leithnautical@gmail.comDSCF0088

Learning to Navigate in Edinburgh

  LOGIN