Training Notices 

Training Notices are used to communicate changes to courses, training schemes, qualifications or recognition requirements.

Latest Notices

Title Issued Related guidance Applies to 
TN19-17 Electronic chart plotters on sail and motor cruising courses  Aug 2017   RYA training centres recognised to run practical sail and motor cruising courses and Centre Inspectors
TN18-17 Changes to the delivery of windsurf tuition up to Intermediate level Aug 2017 TG23-17  RYA training centres recognised to run windsurfing courses, Windsurfing Trainers, Windsurfing Instructors and Centre Inspectors
TN17-17 Changes to the Adventure Activities Licence
 Feb 2017
  RYA Training Centres recognised to run Dinghy, Keelboat, Multihull and Windsurfing schemes
TN16-17 Changes to First Aid certificates and books
  RYA training centres recognised for RYA First Aid Courses
RYA First Aid Instructors
TN15-16 2017 RYA recognition and exam fees
 Dec 2016
  All Recognised Training Centres
TN14-16 Exchange of un-numbered Powerboat Level 2 certificates
Oct 2016
  RYA training centres recognised for Powerboat Level 2 courses
TN13-16 Change in revalidation process for RYA Appointment holders
Sept 2016

RYA Coach Assessors, Windsurfing Trainers, Powerboat Trainers, Personal Watercraft Trainers, Inland Waterways Trainers, Cruising Instructor Trainers and Yachtmaster Instructor Trainers
TN12-16 Removal of tidal/non-tidal and coastal/inland distinction from RYA Sailing, Windsurding and Powerboat Instructor qualifications
Aug 2016

RYA Coach Assessors, Windsurfing Trainers and Powerboat Trainers


RYA Instructors within the Sailing (Dinghy/Keelboat), Windsurfing and Powerboat Schemes


RYA Recognised Training Centres
TN11-16 ePacks available for RYA Power Schemes Courses
Apr 2016
TG15-15 Using ePacks
The course packs for the RYA Powerboat, Inland Waterways or Personal Watercraft courses may now be offered as an ePack.
TN10-16 Tidal syllabus to be included in all Day Skipper & Coastal Skipper practical courses
 Mar 2016

Practical cruising centres and Yachtmaster and Cruising Instructors

TN 09-15 2016 annual RYA recognition fees
Dec 2015
n/a Recognised training centres
TN 08-15 ePacks available for SRC courses Nov 2015 TG 15-15 Using ePacks Marine Radio SRC training centres
TN 07-15 Insurance requirements for recognised training centre Sep 2015
RYA recognised training centres and inspectors
TN 06-14 ICC changes to eligibility Dec 2014 ICCTC / TG 10-14 Guidance Notes for ICC Test Centres ICC test centres and approved testers
TN 05-14 Safeguarding course requirement for instructors in the National Sailing and Windsurfing Schemes Nov 2014 n/a

RYA Dinghy Coach/Assessors


RYA Windsurfing Trainers

Training centres running Dinghy, Windsurfing or Senior Instructor training


Newly qualifying Dinghy, Multihull, Keelboat, Windsurfing and Senior Instructor candidates
TN 04-14 New Tender Operator Course Sep 2014 TG 06-14 Tender Operator Course Syllabus - removed: syllabus now included in G20 Powerboat Logbook Powerboat training centres and Advanced Powerboat Instructors
TN 03-14 Inland Waterways Helmsman's Course now two days Apr 2014 n/a Inland Waterways training centres and instructors
TN 02-14 New Start Sailing and Basic Skills courses Jan 2014 n/a Training centres and instructors in the sail cruising scheme
TN 01-14 Marine Radio Short Range Certificate course changes Jan 2014

TG 01-14 Summary of SRC changes

TG 02-14 SRC Practical Assessment Guidance for Examiners



SRC Training centres and SRC Assessors

Older Notices 

Title Issued Related guidance  Applies to
Instructor Code of Conduct Oct 13
All RYA instructors, coaches, trainers and examiners
No more paper certificates to be issued for Day Skipper, Coastal Skipper and Inland Waterways practical courses Mar 13
Principals of cruising and Inland waterways centres
Inland Waterways Crew Course - pilot course launched Mar 13   Inland Waterways centres and instructors
Consolildated Recognition Guidance Notes for training centres introduced Feb 13   All recognised training centres
Start Motor Cruising and Advanced Pilotage - pilot courses launched Jan 13   Motor Cruising centres and instructors
Dangers of cold water shock to be taught on all practical courses Jan 13 Cold water shock All practical training centres and instructors
Vessel and instructor requirements for Intermediate and Advanced Powerboat courses Dec 12
Powerboat training centres, instructors and inspectors