COURSE
RYA Radar Course

Course

RYA Radar Course

THIS COURSE REQUIRES SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE. CHECK OUR RYA ROAD TO YACHTMASTER PAGE OR CONTACT US.

COURSE INCLUDES

  • Comprehensive course materials
  • Facilities and equipment
  • Access radar equipment
  • Access radar simulator
  • Lunch, tea and coffee
  • Expert Instructor

COURSE DATES

Dates available upon request. We maintain a list and start a course when enough students enroll. Sign up using the ‘reserve’ button.

What you will learn

  • Basics of Radar Technology
  • Operation and Adjustments
  • Interpreting Radar Displays
  • Target Definition
  • Using Radar Reflector
  • Radar Plotting Methods
  • Collision Avoidance
  • Navigational Aids
  • Practical Application
  • Maximizing Radar Effectivenes

Certificates

RYA Radar operator Certificate

Next Step ——–

RYA diesel engine Certificate
RYA SRC GMDSS Certificate

COURSE SCHEDULE

The RYA Radar course, designed as a one-day intensive program, caters to users of radar systems on small crafts. As radar technology becomes more affordable and thus more widespread, the need for proper training in its use has grown significantly. This course aims to provide participants with a thorough understanding and practical skills in the effective use of radar for maritime navigation and safety.

Course Overview:

  • Target Audience: Specifically aimed at small craft users who either already have radar equipment on board or are considering its installation.
  • Course Objective: To ensure participants understand the fundamentals of radar operation and can effectively use all its functions and features.

08:30 – 09:00: Registration and Introduction
Welcome participants and overview of the day’s agenda.

09:00 – 09:30: Basics of Radar Technology
Introduction to radar technology and its fundamental principles.

09:30 – 10:15: Operation and Adjustments
Understanding how to operate radar equipment and make appropriate adjustments.

10:15 – 10:30: Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:15: Interpreting Radar Displays
Learning to read and interpret different radar displays.

11:15 – 12:00: Target Definition
Techniques for identifying and defining targets on radar.

12:00 – 13:00: Lunch Break

 

13:00 – 13:45: Using Radar Reflectors
Understanding the use and importance of radar reflectors.

13:45 – 14:30: Radar Plotting Methods
Hands-on practice with radar plotting for navigation.

14:30 – 14:45: Tea Break

14:45 – 15:30: Collision Avoidance
Strategies for using radar to avoid collisions.

15:30 – 16:15: Navigational Aids
Exploring how radar serves as a navigational aid.

16:15 – 17:00: Practical Application and Maximizing Radar Effectiveness
Practical exercises to apply the learned concepts.
Tips for maximizing the effectiveness of radar systems.

17:00 – 17:30: Course Wrap-Up and Certification
Summarizing key points, feedback session, and distribution of course certificates.

Please note: This is a sample itinerary and the actual schedule may vary depending on the training center and instructor. Practical hands-on sessions may be interspersed throughout the day as appropriate.