RYA TRAINING COURSES

Fully Licensed and Approves Marine Training in the U.A.E.

  • Powerboat 1
  • AED 1,470 One Day
  • RYA Powerboat 1
  • *Includes certificates,
    logbook & course notes.
  • Introduction to Powerboating

  • Preparation

    Launching and recovering
    Safety equipment
    Pre-start checking
    Personal buoyancy

    Boat handling & maneuvers

    Starting and stopping
    Use of kill cord
    Steering controls
    Securing to a buoy
    Leaving & coming alongside
    Being towed

    Theory and background

    IRPCS (International Rules for the Prevention of Collision at Sea)
    Rope work
    Awareness of other water users
    Securing to a buoy
    Leaving & coming alongside
    Being towed

    A practical introduction to boat handling and safety in powerboats.


















  • Powerboat 2
  • AED 2,415 Two Days
  • RYA Powerboat 2
  • *Includes certificates,
    logbook & course notes.
  • National Powerboat Course

  • Preparation

    Launching and recovering
    Safety equipment
    Lines and fenders
    Permit systems
    Fuel tanks

    Boat handling & maneuvers

    Effects or current or tide
    High & low speed maneuvering
    Propeller controls
    Securing to a buoy
    Anchoring
    Leaving & coming alongside
    Man overboard

    Theory and background

    Types of craft and engine
    Maintenance check
    IRPCS (International Rules for the Prevention of Collision at Sea)
    Weather forecasts
    Emergency action
    Knowledge of pilotage and passage planning
    CG66 Small craft safety scheme
    Understand charts, chart symbols, buoyage systems
    Understand tides and tidal streams
    Can use steering and hang bearing compasses

    To teach boat handling and seamanship in powerboats. Should have at least 1 full season of powerboat handling experience.







  • Intermediate
  • AED 2,730 Two Days
  • RYA Intermediate
  • *Includes certificates,
    logbook & course notes.
  • Day Cruising

  • Preparation

    Pilotage
    Navigation
    Fuel and engine checks

    Boat handling & maneuvers

    Effects of waves and rougher conditions
    Power trim and trim tabs
    Berthing in different situations
    Use of GPS in high speed navigation and pilotage by day
    It is strongly recommended that candidates hold a first air certificate and a VHF operator's certificates.

    Theory and background

    Navigation
    Position lines

    Learn power boating up to a standard required to complete a short coastal passage by day. Must be competent to standard of Powerboat Level 2. Strongly recommended to have first aid and VHF operator's certificates.
















  • Advanced
  • AED 3,150 Two Days & 1/2 Day
  • RYA Advanced
  • *Includes certificates,
    logbook & course notes.
  • Day & Night Cruising

  • Preparation

    Passage planning
    Meteorology
    Skipper's responsibilities

    Boat handling & maneuvers

    High speed boat handling
    Advanced maneuvers
    Maneuvering in rough weather
    Chart plotters and radar
    Pilotage by day and night
    Emergency situations
    You are required to hold a first aid certificate and VHF operator's certificate

    Theory and background

    Can carry out pilotage plans and pilotage for entry into or departure from harbour
    Can use leading and clearing lines, transits, back bearings and sounding as aid to pilotage
    Can use GPS and understand its limitations in pilotage
    Navigate using soundings
    Can apply the International Regulation for Preventing Collisions at Sea

    Teach boat handling, seamanship, pilotage and navigation to standard required to drive a planning powerboat safely by day and night in coastal waters. Assumed knowledge: Competent to standard of intermediate power, with knowledge of navigation and charter work to the level of the "Day skipper shore based certificate". Note: This course is very advanced.


  • SRC/VHF Radio
  • AED 1,260 One Day
  • SRC/VHF Radio
  • *Includes certificates,
    & course notes.
  • Very High Frequency / Short Range

  • SRC / VHF Radio License

    Very High Frequency / Short Range Certificate course covers the maintenance of operational standards and ensures knowledge of distress, emergency and safety procedures. A Maritime radio may only be operated by a holder of the appropriate certificate of competence or by someone under their direct personal supervision. This license is mandatory to advance onto further RYA course.

    Sample of Content Assessment

    Distress Situations

    Define a distress situation
    Send a Mayday call and message by voice
    Deploy an EPIRB and SART

    Urgent Situations

    Define a distress situation
    Send a Pan Pan Call & message
    by voice
    Respond appropriately to an urgency message

    Safety Situations

    Identify a situation in which a safety message is appropriate
    Send a safety message by voice
    Received Maritime Safety Information by NAVTEX

    Routine Communication

    Initiate a DSC routine call
    Use the international phonetic alphabet

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