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RYA Competent Crew

With no previous sailing experience necessary, the RYA Competent Crew course is an ideal introduction to yachting. Over 5 days, you will learn how to steer a yacht, put up the sails and handle them, become familiar with nautical terms and learn how to live on a yacht, among other things. In sailing, safety is …

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RYA Day Skipper Shore-Based Theory

As an aspiring skipper, 2 Oceans Maritime Academy will introduce you to the fundamentals necessary to take a yacht to sea. You will be taught basic navigation and pilotage, which includes chart work, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, weather forecasting, understanding tides and the international regulations for preventing collisions at sea.  You will …

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RYA Day Skipper Practical

Taking charge of a yacht can be a daunting yet highly rewarding experience. Under the guidance of our expert instructors, you will gain the knowledge and hands-on experience you need to confidently skipper a yacht in a variety of sailing conditions. By completing short passages as skipper, each student practices weather forecasting, victualling, engine maintenance, …

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During this practical course you will be guided through navigation – both offshore and in limited visibility conditions. You will also learn advanced weather forecasting and passage planning in addition to watch-keeping and preparation for sea. Each student will have an opportunity to plan and execute passages while taking complete command of the yacht.  At …


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RYA SRC (Short Range Radio Certificate)

Learn the basics of marine radio operation, frequencies, distress, emergency and medical assistance procedures, making ship to shore telephone calls, Digital Selective Calling, Global Maritime Distress Safety System. The RYA Short Range Certificate (or similar) is also a requirement for all the RYA Yachtmaster Certificates of Competence. 

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This basic 3-week programme gives you the minimum requirements for starting out in the Super Yacht Industry, or to charter a yacht in the Mediterranean.  Modules included: RYA Competent Crew, RYA Day Skipper, RYA Short Range Radio Certificate, RYA Power Boat Level II.