RYA courses at Tameside Sea Cadets are run in conjunction with Navigation Academy, an RYA recognised training centre."

We provide high quality training by adhering to the RYA standard and by merging the Royal Navy maritime tradition which the Sea Cadets Corps are based on.

Our skipper has spent many years sailing for pleasure and as an instructor on Lake Como and he has also been cruising on the Mediterranean and racing in the Irish Sea and North Atlantic.

Major events that our RYA Instrucotr took part in are the Round Ireland Challenge on 72' (22 m.) organised by Sir Chay Blyth ,the Cervantes Trophy, Channel Race and the Fastnet 2007 all on Bénéteau 40.7' (12.5 m.). Also sailed at the Sao Paulo Yacht Clube on Guarapiranga Reservoir.

Please contact us for further information. Our Courses will start in October 2011.

RYA Courses

We are a recognised RYA Training Centre operating on a Training Ship of the Sea Cadets, TS Quantock. We are specilasing in shorebased courses and the training centre is run by Enrico Cabrini who is also an RYA Cruising Instructor with several nautical miles uder his belt.

Navigation Academy is providing the following RYA shorebased courses:

Prerequites Age Duration Format Objective Achivement
None from 12 16 hours 2 full days Basic knowledge about navigation, char reading, safety, seamanship

You will be able to appreciate the basic principle of navigation.

RYA Certificate

Prerequites Age Duration Format Objective Achivement
Some practical experience from 15 40 hours + Exam time 5 full days Intermidiated knowledge about navigation, collition regulation and safety.

You will be able to navigate around familiar waters in view of coastline and with less than Force 4.

RYA Certificate

Prerequites Age Duration Format Objective Achivement
Day Skipper shorebased course and practical experience from 17 40 hours + Exam time 5 full days Advanced knowledge about navigation. Preparation for offshore passage planning and pilotage.


RYA Certificate



New test on-line for Inland Waterways with RYA certification for further details please look at www.navigation-academy.com/OurCourses.html

RYA Books: www.navigation-academy.com/Books.html

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