We’ve received many enquires from crew asking how they can continue progressing their careers and growing their skill sets during this difficult time. If you currently find yourself in a country-wide lockdown or held up in port until the Covid-19 emergency has passed, then take your learning online with Ocean Training.

Ocean Training has been offering online courses for everything from RYA Day Skipper to Celestial Navigation since 1998. Their 22-year experience in delivering distance learning has made them the number one resource for international mariners and yacht crew.

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Ocean Training’s high quality course manuals and content are RYA and MCA approved, and have been trusted by the likes of the RNLI, P&O Cruises, Jaguar Landrover and many RYA sailing schools.

Professionally qualified tutors support students throughout their study and course materials are supplied on a USB stick, together with any charts, almanacs or plotting sheets necessary.

Online courses for a variety of maritime qualifications

Courses on offer include everything from RYA Day Skipper to Celestial Navigation, Officer of the Watch and all aspects of maritime theory. Both professional and leisure courses are available. Courses can be started at any time of year and completed at your own pace. Ocean Training also has a library of revision modules, for those simply wanting to revise and refresh their learning before returning to sea.

With more time on your hands than usual, this is a great opportunity to get some extra study in, arming you with a host of new certificates to return to the boat with.

Visit www.oceantraining.com for further details and to see the full list of courses available.

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