VHF Radio Course

File 602The aim of the course is to introduce the beginner in the use of Marine Radio including GMDSS.

Necessary for all users of Fixed and/or Handheld Marine Radio including: Commercial Boatmen, Sailers, Motor Cruisers, Fisherman, Anglers, Divers, Kayakers etc.

  • 1 Day Course    
  • Learn to use a Marine Radio
  • Routine / Distress
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Professional Instructors
  • Relaxed tuition
  • RYA Course
  • VHF Radio Licence
  • £110 per person
  • £60 exam/licence fee payable to the RYA
    (Passport photo required)

Topics Include:

  • Types and features of VHF and DSC controllers on the market  
  • Radio telephone voice procedures
  • Operation of class D DSC controller
  • The correct use of channel 16
  • Regulations governing the use of VHF marine radio telephone in the Global Marine Distress and Safety system (GMDSS)
  • Other equipment within GMDSS

This certificate authorises the holder to use a radio telephone on the VHF international frequencies of the Mobile Marine band including channel 70 for digital selective calling (DSC).  This assessment takes the form of a practical and written test.   

 

To book your RYA VHF course call or email us today! 

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Content

2017 Course Dates:

RYA Day Skipper INTENSIVE

Both Theory and Practical Elements combined
 -Live aboard for 1o days-


3rd September - 13th September
(3 places)

Other dates available on request..


RYA Start Yachting

19th August (2days)
14th September (3 days)
 

Other dates available on request..


RYA Competent Crew 

30th July - Full
6th August - 1 places
17th Septmeber  - 4 places
24th September  - 4 places
1st Ocotber  - 3 places

Other dates available on request..


Online - RYA DS & YM Theory

365 days per year!

£295 per course or £490 combined

(10% DISCOUNT when booked with ANY practical course)


RYA Day Skipper

30th July - Full
6th August - 1 places
17th Septmeber  - 4 places
24th September  - 4 places
1st Ocotber  - 3 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



More dates and BESPOKE bookings can be added on request!
Just give us a call to discuss options on 01326 212320 or email info@trysail.net