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Norwal Limited is registered in England and Wales, Company Number 6279034

Registered Office: The Old Post Office, Rhiwlas, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 4EP

Telephone: 01248 665060

(Please note that login details for your course are not generated automatically, but we will enrol you and send your login details as quickly as possible.)


This shorebased course offers a great introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new or inexperienced skippers and crew, and those wanting to refresh their skills. In fact it's for anyone interested in sailing, motor boating, sea angling or diving, and works well in complementing RYA on-the-water training, such as the Powerboat Level 2, Start Yachting and Helmsman courses.


It's a highly informative course with lots of opportunities for you to put your new found knowledge into practice.


Course topics include:

+ Charts and Publications

+ Safety

+ Engine checks

+ Buoyage

+ Tidal awareness

+ Visual and electronic navigation

+ Pilotage

+ Rules of the road

+ Anchoring

+ Weather forecasts

+ Passage planning


You will receive a course pack which includes charts, plotter, dividers, course handbook, exercises, training almanac and an electronic chart plotter CD.

RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship