By James Lyons

RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance

Most engine problems can be avoided by taking simple precautions, and you don’t need detailed mechanical knowledge. This course teaches you how your engine works, how to keep it healthy by using basic checks and maintenance procedures, and how to get it started again in the event of a breakdown. Whether you sail a yacht …

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By James Lyons

RYA Yachtmaster Theory

This is an advanced shorebased navigation course which will equip you with the knowledge required to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages. Navigation knowledge up to Day Skipper shorebased level is essential prior to joining. Sometime will be spent revising the basics before moving on to advanced navigation techniques. This course will develop your …

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By James Lyons

RYA Day Skipper Theory

You'll be taught by leading sailing instructors from our base at the Trident Marina in Kinsale, utilising the Trident Hotel's comfortable and state of the art meeting rooms. We use the RYA’s specifically designed chart plotter to blend traditional techniques with electronic navigation. This course is designed to suit those with limited time who would …

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By James Lyons

Coastal Navigation Course

This course is for anyone interested in sailing, motor boating, sea angling or diving, and works well in complementing our on-the-water training, such as the Start Yachting, Competent Crew and Day Skipper courses. This is a highly informative course with lots of opportunities for you to put your new found knowledge into practice. You will …

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