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RYA Specialist Short Courses

We run one-day RYA support courses to allow you to expand your knowledge and enhance your skills in specialist areas. They are great as a standalone course, but also complement our practical training.

Our main training base is situated in Lowestoft, Suffolk but we are happy to discuss training throughout the UK.

To discuss your training or to find out more information on what we can offer please do not hesitate to contact us on 07570 794196 or by email. We are open seven days a week.

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RYA Specialist Short Courses

RYA Short Range Certificate VHF (1 day)

RYA Short Range Certificatre Course in Suffolk

This course is for anyone who wants to use a fixed or handheld marine VHF radio. The Short Range Certificate is the minimum qualification required by law to operate a VHF with Digital Selective Calling (DSC). The course will be taught and assessed at our classroom training centre. The assessment will also include a short test paper.  Course book and certification included.

Maximum 12 people. Minimum age to take the assessment is 16. Some pre course learning will be sent to you prior to attending the course. Price includes RYA VHF Handbook (G31) and RYA £70 Assessment Fee. Additional dates to those advertised below can be made available for groups of 3 people and over.

Course time 09:00 - 17:00 approx.

Book 2 places for £350
Book 3 places for £525

Course book, certification and RYA Assessment Fee included, so nothing extra to pay!


RYA ICC CEVNI Exam in Norfolk

CEVNI (Européen des Voies de Navigation Intérieure) is the code governing navigation on the interconnected European inland waterways. This exam is for anyone who is looking to boat on the Inland Waterways of Europe. CEVNI is not covered in any of the RYA’s courses, even those specific to inland waterways. It is therefore necessary to have a separate theory test on the CEVNI regulations.  There is no separate CEVNI certificate or CEVNI endorsement. Passing the ICC CEVNI test simply allows the Inland category on your ICC to be validated, thereby indicating that you have demonstrated knowledge of the traffic regulations applicable on inland waters or Europe.

Maximum 12 people. Minimum age to take the assessment is 16. Some pre course learning will be sent to you prior to attending the exam. Price includes RYA European Regulations Handbook (G17). An additional fee will be charged by the RYA on application of our ICC.

Book 2 places for £67
Book 3 places for £99

Free when booked with any ICC Assesment.

RYA First Aid (1 day)

RYA First Aid Course Suffolk

This Course covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel passages.

It fulfils the requirements for professional skippers working under the MCA Codes of Practice for Small Vessels Operated Commercially and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations, 1981 for the purposes of Emergency First Aid at Work.

Maximum 12 people. Price includes RYA First Aid Handbook (FAB).

Course time 09:00 - 16:30 approx.

Book 2 places for £210
Book 3 places for £315

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