RYA Radar Course - Shorebased course

File 598The aim of the course is to give an understanding of the use of radar in small boats as an aid to navigation and for collision avoidance. 

  • One Day          
  • Learn to use Radar
  • Radar Procedure
  • Professional Instructors
  • Relaxed Tuition
  • RYA certification
  • Course book included
  • £90 per person 

Topics Include:

  • Basic understanding of radar wave propagation
  • Abnormal propagation
  • Radar set components
  • Functions and controls
  • Correct setting up procedure
  • Target definition/discrimination        
  • Spot size, pulse length and beam width
  • Target characteristics, size, shape, material
  • False Echoes
  • Shadow sectors, shadow diagram
  • Radar Reflectors
  • Types of Radar display    
  • Azimuth stabilisation
  • Radar Plotting
  • Uses of radar
  • Positive identification of targets
  • Parallel indexing (if provided)
  • Accuracy in range and bearing
  • PPI distortion
  • Heading marker alignment
  • Checking accuracy of VRM, EBL
  • General safety precautions

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2017 Course Dates:


RYA Start Yachting

19th May - Full
29th June - 3 places
14th July - 3 places

Other dates available on request..


RYA Competent Crew 

16th July -  Full
23rd July - Full
30th July - Full

6th August - 2 places

Other dates available on request..


Online RYA Day Skipper Theory

5% DISCOUNT when booked with any practical course


RYA Day Skipper

16th July - 2 places
23rd July - Full
30th July - Full
6th August - 2 places

Other dates available on request..


RYA Day Skipper INTENSIVE
Theory and Practical Elements Combined
Live aboard for 1o days..


1600hrs 3rd September - 1300hrs 13th September
(4 places)

Other dates available on request..


Online RYA YM Shorebased Theory

5% DISCOUNT when booked with any practical course
 


RYA Coastal Skipper

25th August - 3 berths (7 days)
 

Other dates available on request..


Yacht Master Prep / Exam

Available on Request


Adventure Cruises 2017 

7th July - Brittany (7 days)
25th August - Isles of Scilly (7 days)
15th Septemeber  - Brittany (7 days)

Other dates available on request..



More dates and BESPOKE bookings can be added on request!
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