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RYA Radar Course

  • Course Aim

    The 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.

  • Duration

    One day, from 9am - 5pm.

  • Prior experience required


  • Course Content

    • Basic understanding of radar wave propagation
    • Radar set components
    • Target definition and discrimination
    • Radar reflectors
    • types of radar display
    • Radar plotting
    • Use of radar as an aid to navigation
    • Accuracy in range and bearing
    • General safety precautions in using equipment

The course is run in our classroom at Cobb's Quay, Poole, and costs £90 per person. Alternatively, the course can be run on your own boat on a one-to-one basis (prices available on request).

Please contact us for further details and forthcoming course dates, or call us on 01202 661881.
The Waterfront, Cobbs Quay, Hamworthy, Poole, Dorset, BH15 4EL - Tel: +44 (0) 1202 661881 - Fax: +44 (0) 1202 664222
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