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Terms & Conditions


Please read these Terms & Conditions carefully before using our website.

By visiting our site and/or purchasing something from us, you engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by the following Terms & Conditions which apply to all users of the site, including without limitation users who are browsers, vendors, customers, and/or Agents.

If you do not agree to all the Terms & Conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the website or use any services. If these Terms & Conditions are considered an offer, acceptance is expressly limited to these Terms & Conditions.


In these Terms & Conditions www.skippersonline.netSkippers Online, SOLweus, or our shall mean Skippers Online Limited. 

In these Terms & Conditions, usersstudents, or you, means the person(s) using the website to view, and/or purchase, and to study our products.

About Us

Online RYA theory courses offered in this website are provided by Skippers Online Ltd, who are accredited RYA Distance Learning Providers.

Skippers Online Limited is registerd in England, our company registration number is 05498250 

Our registered office is Brinkley, Middle Road Tiptoe, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 6FX

Modifications to Services and Prices

The Course Fee is as advertised net of any discount.

The initial term of your registration is 12 months. You may purchase unlimited 6 month extensions for the price advertised.

Prices for our products are subject to change without notice. We reserve the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Service (or any part or content thereof) without notice at any time. We shall not be liable to you or to any third-party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

Products & Services

We will grant you a personal non-transferable licence to use the courses during the term of your registration.

In return for payment of the course fee we will provide you with: instructor support 7 days a week, a student pack comprising RYA training charts (where required), a training almanac and course handbook, lessons, quizzes, self-assessment exercises, mock exams with automatic feedback and final exams. Final exams will be marked by a qualified RYA instructor who will provide detailed feedback and a pass/fail decision. If you pass all of your exams you will be awarded the relevant RYA Course Completion Certificate. If you fail you will be offered multiple resits during the term of your registration.


You are entitled to a money back guarantee. To activate it you must haven not requested any exams and must notify us within the 14 days of first registering. You can then either return your student pack in such condition that it can be re-used, in which case we will refund your full course fee, or you can retain it, in which case we will refund your course fee less £50.

If you cancel a contract and are entitled to a refund, we will usually refund any money received from you using the same method originally used by you to pay for your purchase. We will process the refund due to you as soon as possible and, in any event, within 30 days of the day we received your valid notice of cancellation.

We reserves the right to cancel/curtail your activity due to circumstances amounting to Force Majeure – these include, but are not limited to, war, riots, government action, terrorism, fire, weather conditions, strike action and all similar events outside of our  control. Where such circumstances occur we will not be liable to pay you refunds or compensation.

Statutory Rights

Nothing in these Terms & Conditions affects your statutory rights (including your right to receive a refund in respect of any defective product we sell to you).

Copyright and Intellectiual Property

The trading name Skippers Online is a registered trademark and is the intellectual property of Skippers Online Limited and may not be used copied or reproduced in any form without the specific permission of Skippers Online Limited.

The copyright in the material contained on this site and in all of our lessons sold via this website or by agents belongs to us or its licensors. This website and the lessons sold via this website is for your personal and non-commercial use. No part of this website or the lessons sold via this website may be reproduced in any form without our prior consent, other than temporarily in the course of using our service or to keep a record of a transaction entered into using our service. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, sell or in any other way use any material, information, products or services contained or featured on this website or in the lessons sold via this website without our express written consent.

Third-party links

Certain content, products and services available via this website and the lessons sold via this website may include materials from third-parties.

Third-party links on this site may direct you to third-party websites that are not affiliated with us. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and we do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third-parties.

We are not liable for any harm or damages related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content, or any other transactions made in connection with any third-party websites. Please review carefully the third-party's policies and practices and make sure you understand them before you engage in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third-party.

Customer Confidentiality

All customer’s personal details will be treated in the strictest confidence and under no circumstances will any details be passed onto a third party without your prior consent, other than to the RYA for whom you consent to us registering your details as a student when you purchase a course from us.

Your submission of personal information is governed by our Privacy Policy. 

Use of this website is also governed by our Privacy Policy which is incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by this reference.

Errors, Inaccuracies and Ommissions

Occasionally there may be information on our website or in the lessons sold via this website that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order).

We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related website, including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied in the Service or on any related website, should be taken to indicate that all information in the Service or on any related website has been modified or updated.


We make no warranty or representation that this website or lessons and courses sold via this website will meet your requirements, that it will be of satisfactory quality, that it will be fit for a particular purpose, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all systems, that it will be secure and that all information provided will be accurate. We make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of our Services.

We do not guarantee, represent or warrant that your use of our service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free.

You agree that from time to time we may remove the service for indefinite periods of time or cancel the service at any time, without notice to you.

Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by law, Skippers Online accepts no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of this website or in the lessons sold via this website, or any information contained therein. Users should be aware that they use the website and its content and the lessons sold via this website at their own risk.


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Skippers Online and our directors, agents, contractors, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms & Conditions or the documents they incorporate by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.


In the event that any provision of these Terms & Conditions is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms & Conditions, such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.


The obligations and liabilities of the parties incurred prior to the termination date shall survive the termination of this agreement for all purposes.

These Terms & Conditions are effective unless and until terminated by either you or us. You may terminate these Terms & Conditions at any time by notifying us that you no longer wish to use our Services, or when you cease using our site.

If in our sole judgment you fail, or we suspect that you have failed, to comply with any term or provision of these Terms & Conditions, we also may terminate this agreement at any time without notice and you will remain liable for all amounts due up to and including the date of termination; and/or accordingly may deny you access to our Services (or any part thereof).

Entire Agreement

The failure of us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms & Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

These Terms & Conditions and any policies or operating rules posted by us on this site or in respect to Terms & Conditions constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between you and us and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms & Conditions).

Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms & Conditions shall not be construed against the drafting party.

Changes to Terms & Conditions

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change the terms of this policy at any time. Any changes are effective immediately upon posting to the website. Your continued use of the website constitutes your agreement to all such terms and conditions.

Governing Law

These Terms & Conditions and the relationship between you and us shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Law of England and Wales and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

Updated 9th December 2020
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