RYA Online Courses

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We offer a number of interactive online RYA courses which you can complete at home and in your own time. Please click on the course you are interested in.
Should you request any guidance or advice, please contact us by email or give us a call on the club line.

RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship

A basic course covering navigation, pilotage and a number of topics all designed to make your boating safer and more fun. No pre course knowledge required.

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RYA Professional Practices & Responsibilities Course

This course is compulsory for anyone who operates commercially, for new and re-validating commercial endorsement holders.

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PPR Online


RYA SRC / VHF Radio Course

Taught online, basics of VHF radio operation, including correct channel usage to distress & emergency situations.

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RYA/MCA Short Range Practical Assessment

This is a short 2 hour practical assessment to complete your online radio course.

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If you are thinking of Cruising Europe’s inland waters then you will need to validate your ICC (International Certificate of Competence) for Inland waters by taking the CEVNI test.

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Medical and Dietary Declaration

Having a medical condition need not necessarily prevent you from taking a full part in the course but the Club Principal must be aware of any potential problems.

If you are in any doubt about your fitness to take part in a course, speak to us on the clubline prior to your course.

By completing the course booking form you make the following declarations and undertakings:-
I hereby declare that I have recorded below details of any medical condition which may affect my fitness to participate in the course and in particular I have included details where I suffer from asthma/bronchitis, angina or heart condition, fits, fainting or blackouts, severe headaches, diabetes, travel sickness, allergies to medication or other allergies.

I undertake to inform the Metropolitan Police Sailing Club Ltd and the course instructor of any relevant medical condition which may become apparent between now and the start of the course, and of any medication I am taking.

I have included below details of any dietary requirements and any allergies, including allergies to food and medication.