Radar Course

Our Radar Course will teach you all about the most versatile of all electronic navigation aids. Being able to interpret radar images is an indispensable skill for any yachtie.

The RYA Radar course teaches students to use small boat Radar to assist decision-making in navigation, pilotage and collision avoidance.
The course includes hands on training on a new Raymarine E120 in the classroom which is integrated with a chart plotter overlay, AIS and MAPAR.

Radar Course - Details

This is a one day course which runs from 9:30am-5:30pm with instructors from OMTC, near the ferry jetty in Mosman. There is no prior knowledge required to undertake the course, and by the end of the day you will be able to use a radar system on a small vessel to perform basic navigation, pilotage and collision avoidance. You will also receive an RYA Course Book and Course Completion Certificate.

Radar course - syllabus

  • Switching on and setting up
  • Refining the picture
  • Understanding the picture
  • Radar reflectors
  • Fixing position by radar
  • Pilotage by radar
  • Collision avoidance
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