RYA Radar course

Radar is probably the most versatile of all electronic navigation aids, but the best results are only obtained when you know how to use all the functions correctly. It is not an all seeing eye, and can easily mislead those who do not understand its controls, allow for its limitations, or interpret its radar screen.

 

 

 

 

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Course content

  • how the radar set works
  • how its adjustments and features affect the way it works
  • target definition
  • radar reflectors
  • types of radar display
  • radar plotting
  • the use of radar in navigation and collision avoidance 

The course is taught at our training centre location during one full day.

 

Ability after the course

You will be able to set up and use your radar system effectively as a navigation aid and for collision avoidance.

 

What's included

  • All course materials including the RYA Introduction to Radar book
  • RYA 'An introduction to Radar' handbook
  • Practicing on our radar simulator tool
  • Sandwich lunch, coffee/tea
  • Free parking at our premises
  • RYA radar certificate is provided at successful completion of the course

 

Supporting courses

We highly recommend the Navigation @ Night practical course

 

Supporting books

For additional learning, we recommend the RYA Navigation handbook and the RYA Yachtmaster shorebased notes

 

Details of this course

Duration:  One full day 

 

Previous experience: None

 

Assumed knowledge: Basic understanding of navigation and regulations

 

Number of students:  3

 

Minimum age:  18 years

 

Cost:  165 Euro

 

Course dates:

  • 9 November (One last place available)
  • 16 January
  • 13 February
  • 26 March
  • Please enquire for alternative availability dates

 

 

 

 

Overview of all our RYA shorebased courses

 

 

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