This 1 day RYA Radar course is aimed at users of radar in small craft. As the price of equipment falls, the use of radar is becoming increasingly common. However, as with most electronic equipment, best results are only obtained when you know how to use all the functions correctly.
The RYA Radar course starts from basics by looking at the way a radar set works and then goes on to demonstrate how the different adjustments and features available affect the working of the set. Other subjects covered include target definition, radar reflectors, types of radar displays, radar plotting and the use of radar for navigation and collision avoidance. At the end of the course students are awarded with an RYA Radar course certificate.
0900 until approximately 1700.
All course materials including the RYA book "An introduction to Radar" and morning and afternoon tea.
Please note that if the dates listed are not suitable for you or you wish to have a course run at your own venue please contact us.
Duration: 1 Day
Previous Experience Required: None. Ratio 8:1
Course Overview: Setting up and using the set effectively as a navigation aid and for collision avoidance.