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Shorebased Courses

An essential and often overlooked element of boating. What's the point of being able to drive a boat but not knowing what to do in close proximity to others or how to navigate safely. The things that really spoil the whole experience! The theory knowledge learned on our shore based courses will give you a great understanding of things such as navigation, rules of the road etc. to allow you to boat safely and confidently. Really expanding your boating possibilities


RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship


Course Overview

The course is designed to give a basic introduction chartwork, navigation, weather, and seamanship. It is a great foundation into the theory side of boating. For anyone who wants to learn the basics of theory to add to the practical skills – an important and often overlooked element of being a skilled skipper. Here at Corfu 


Course Duration

2 days


Course Syllabus

Chartwork, publications and nautical terms






Rules of the road


Electronic Navigation

Pilotage & Passage planning

RYA Day Skipper Theory


Course Overview

Designed to give a comprehensive introduction to chartwork, navigation, meteorology and seamanship over 40 hours. A must for any skippers who want to take their boating theory and capabilities to the new heights.


Course Duration

40 hours over 5 days

Course Syllabus


Position fixing

Weather forecasting

International Regulations for the Preventing Collisions at Sea (Rules of the Road)

Essentials of coastal navigation

Visual aids to navigation

Electronic charts

Plotting a course to steer

Tidal calculations

Emergency procedures

Bay Boats Port Yachts
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