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Not videos or slide shows but proper animated lessons that are easy to follow.

Online theory courses can be completed in your own time at your own pace and in your own space.

Dedicated dashboard showing your results and enrolment information.  See my Dashboard Online learning

The following pages contain only part lessons and some sample questions.

  • Not a series of slide shows, but fully animated lessons.

  • Instructors qualified to Ocean Yachtmaster level available 7 days a week.

  • Free plotter and dividers with Day Skipper theory.

  • Free mini Radar simulator and extra practical boat handling lessons.

  • 14 day opt out with full refund and no quibbles.

  • All RYA Course materials are dispatched same or next day.

  • 10% discount on two Navathome courses booked together.

  • 15% discount on orders for three Navathome courses or more

  • The only provider to produce a fully animated RYA Ocean theory course.

Click the "Next" button at the top to continue the free trial.

We have nothing to hide and provided a very comprehensive free trial to give you a real feel for the course so you know exactly what you are getting right from the start.

Optional voiceover we let you decide how you wish to learn.

We have added optional voiceover to all important lessons which, unlike the more common video and slide show format courses, gives you the option to read and watch, listen and watch or all three.

Voice overs are good but become irritating when you have to listen to them over and over so we have designed our lessons as animated diagrams with the option to read and listen, just read, or just listen.

Advantage? You do not need to listen to the voiceover a second or third irritating time.

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Compatibility Our courses are compatible with all devices.

If you cannot see the radar animation below, please read this.

You can upgrade free from windows 8 to windows 8.1 or windows 10 which quite often resolves windows 8 problems that stop the animations working.

After loading windows 8.1 or later and if there is still a problem. Another quick fix is to upload a different browser than windows and set it as default.

Failing that, for PCs as well:- Active content not working.

1) You need to open the browser in desktop mode.gear

2) Click the small gear icon which can be found in the top right hand corner of the browser window.

3) Select compatibility mode.

4) Select Navathome from the list of web sites at the top.

5) It should be OK.

Still having a problem, Contact us.

At the present time the Ocean Yachtmaster theory course will only work on PC. The free RYA chartplotter simulator will only work on PC.
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Feedback Over 500 reviews on TrustPilot and a full 5 star rating

What can i say.....this course is amazing and the help and support you get is better than anything.

Let me explain - i originally did the Essential Seamanship and navigation with another online company, mention no names, but there was no support, not even a well done at the end. They forgot to send my certificate which i had to chase and then forgot to mention that i could have saved some money as the syllabus for that is covered on the day skippers course.

Then i happened across Georgina from Navathome who set me straight and booked me on the day skippers with a discount as i had already completed part of the course work.

The support i got from Georgina was amazing, prompt replies that always answered my questions. The actual course is well set out, explained with excellent animations. I really liked the self test quizzes to check my progress and the fact that Georgina was checking up on my results was reassuring that i was on the right track.

The assessment terrified me but to my surprise i got a lot of feed back from Georgina as i was working my way through it telling me how i was getting on.....all i can say it was like a little guardian angle on my shoulder. The best thing of all was that i passed, with a lot of help and support.

I have done a lot of online courses for work, from major companies pumping out training packages that just did not work, how ever this one did and then some and i can say without any doubt it is the best one i have done and will continue my studies with Georgina and the team at Navathome.

Thank you again so pleased and will see you on the Yacht master theory.....

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When we say our courses are interactive we mean really interactive

We include a fully functional radar simulator.

There are several radar scenarios to try out your radar skills.

Fun quizzes included in the free trial so please give them time to load. It is worth it.

Free glossary of terms available on every course page.
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