Re: RYA Certificate paths
Hmmm. Since you are required to be up to the standards for shorebased theory as you progress through the levels, I recommend you do combination courses of theory and practical. There are two levels before Yachtmaster, they are Day Skipper and then Coastal Skipper. Talk to your local RYA school for more details, or email us, we are an RYA recognised training centre ( in the warm !!! )
Tip: repeating the practical courses can be a cheap way of getting up to the required sea time and experience levels!