Radar for Yachts
Please note: this course is part of our Raymarine College courses. It is usually Dutch spoken.
If you want to join a fully English spoken RYA course, please contact Geert-Jan : firstname.lastname@example.org
The modern yacht radar is a very versatile aid to navigation. See where dangers to shipping are and make sure that you are safe, even in demanding circumstances such as rain, snow or fog.
Full day training, from 09:30 till 17:30, with a maximum of 12 participants.
Course fee includes RYA radar handbook + Small Craft radar certificate (not valid in The Netherlands)
We alternate short theory sessions with practical examples. That ensures that you will master all aspects of radar use on yachts. Become familiar with settings such as:
course up, bow up or north up
chart overlay, with or without (filtered) AIS
finetuning your radar: remove seaclutter, see through rain
how to interpret echo's and how to take avoiding action
choose a radar suitable for your yacht and boating area.