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The Emsworth School of Navigation (ESoN) offers a wide range of RYA and MCA shore based training courses suitable for all levels of experience from the novice through to those who wish to develop a career in the marine industry.

The school delivers a wide range of courses including Day Skipper, Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster, VHF Radio and the new Basic Navigation and Safety course.


Class sizes are small with a maximum of four students the school uses contemporary teaching aids enables the strong emphasis on student participation. Emsworth School of Navigation have their training centre located in Emsworth, Hampshire, United Kingdom.

Topics covered for new comers include tides, weather, basic navigation, safety, engine checks, mooring and how to anchor. More experienced sailors go on to study advanced navigation, passage planning, pilotage and collision regulations.

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Training Programs




Commercial Courses

Superyacht Courses

  • RYA Day Skipper Theory
  • RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory Course
  • RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory Course
  • MCA Approved Engine Course (AEC)
  • MCA Approved Engine Course 2 (AEC 2)
  • RYA Radar Course
  • RYA Marine Radio Short Range Certificate Course

Leisure Courses

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  • RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Course
  • RYA Day Skipper Theory
  • RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory Course
  • RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory Course
  • RYA Marine Diesel Engine Course
  • MCA Approved Engine Course (AEC)
  • Introduction to Boat Electrics
  • RYA VHF Radio Short Range Certificate Course
  • RYA Radar Course
  • CEVNI
  • RYA First Aid Course

Blue Water Courses

  • RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory Course
  • RYA Marine Diesel Engine Course
  • MCA Approved Engine Course (AEC)
  • Introduction to Boat Electrics

Online & Other Courses