RYA Professional Practices and Responsibilities (PPR)


Becoming a skilled sailor is not just about mastering the art of navigating the open waters; it’s also about embracing the responsibilities that come with this profession. The Online RYA Professional Practices and Responsibilities (PPR) course is designed to equip sailors with the knowledge and ethics required to excel in the world of sailing.

The Online PPR Course includes the following topics:

  • Legal Responsibilities: Understand the legal aspects of sailing, including regulations, licensing, and international conventions.
  • Safety at Sea: Learn essential safety procedures and protocols, including emergency response, first aid, and risk assessment.
  • Environmental Awareness: Discover the importance of preserving our oceans and ecosystems, and how you can play a part in sustainable sailing.
  • Ethical Decision-Making: Navigate complex situations with integrity and make responsible decisions that benefit both your crew and the environment.
  • Professional Conduct: Embrace the values of professionalism, respect, and teamwork that are vital for a successful sailing career.

Prerequisites for this course:


The course is required to obtain your Commercial Endorsement

Price: 99$ USD per person



It is an Online Course that can be done in your own time and pace, on your computer, tablet or mobile phone.