Understanding radar as an aid to navigation
The International Regulations for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea state that if you have a radar, you must know how to use it.
Min Age: None
Previous Experience Required
- How the radar set works
- How its adjustments and features affect the way it works
- Target definition
- Radar reflectors
- Types of radar display
- Radar plotting
- The use of radar in navigation and collision avoidance
Abilities gained after the course
You will be confident in using a radar set to avoid collisions and as an aid to navigation.
There are many courses to ensure that you, as a skipper or crew member, are achieving and maintaining the highest standards of safety on board. We highly recommend the RYA/ISAF Offshore Safety Course.
RYA An Introduction to Radar Find here Please note this book might be included in the course fee.
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