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Pre-course requirements: None

Duration: 1 day

Venue: Classroom at Royal Cape Yacht Club, Cape Town

 

Fees: R1,900.00  (incl VAT) Payable to Yachtmaster Sailing School –  *For International transfers, please add an extra R400 for clearance bank fees*

Course Fees Include:

  • Radar course workbook
  • Course completion certificate
  • Temporary membership at Royal Cape Yacht Club

Excluded from Course Fees:

  • Transport
  • Accommodation
  • Food

Course Content

Radar is an important component of safety at sea, and on this course, you will learn the proper use and understanding of Radar equipment. You will learn how to use small boat Radar to assist decision-making in navigation, pilotage and collision avoidance.

Presented in our Classroom based at the Royal Cape Yacht Club under the watchful eye of Table Mountain!

We use a state of the art Radar Simulator on a PC and projector to prepare students for the use of real equipment fitted on vessels at sea.

This Includes:

  • Introduction to Radar
  • The International Regulations for the Prevention of Collision at sea and Radar
  • Setting up and tuning of a Radar
  • Understanding Radar Picture
  • Radar Terminology
  • Fixing position by Radar
  • Radar reflectors
  • Navigation and pilotage by Radar
  • The role of Radar in collision avoidance
  • Plotting sheets

Contact us on +27 21 788 1009 or email skipper@yachtmaster.co.za if you would like to join the 18 Week RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Career package or for just this course

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