RYA Training

Focus Marine is accredited with the RYA as a Recognised Training Centre in central London.

We specialise in delivering high quality training solutions, including Marine VHF training and assessments, and RYA First Aid courses.

Why choose Focus Marine?

RYA Specialised Short Courses

If you’re looking for an RYA First Aid course, HSE EFAW (Emergency First Aid at Work), or VHF training in London, use the menu above, or read on to find out more about the courses we have on offer:


VHF Radio training

The RYA’s interactive VHF course is a great way to prepare yourself for a VHF SRC exam. Learn how to operate the radio, make routine calls, and how to raise the alarm in a wide range of emergency situations – read more…

Marine VHF certification

The VHF SRC (Short Range Certificate) is a Certificate of Competence and Authority to Operate, granted by the Secretary of State. It is the minimum qualification required to operate VHF Radio equipment on a UK Flagged Vessel, including fixed, handheld, DSC and non-DSC radios.


After you’ve completed training, you’ll need to sit an RYA exam to obtain a VHF Short Range Certificate (SRC). Candidates can elect to take the VHF SRC exam at any accredited RYA Marine SRC centre – even if you’ve completed your training elsewhere, or online.

Click here for more info about taking VHF exams in central London with Focus Marine

RYA Powerboat Level 2

Looking to learn to drive a speedboat in London? We partner with Southbank Sailing Club who deliver accredited RYA Powerboat training on the tidal Thames.

Find out more, and begin your powerboating journey at:  https://www.powerboat.london