Book on an RYA Radar Course below. Future dates are available, please contact the office for details. 

A one-day course giving you a basic understanding of radar as an aid to navigation and collision avoidance. Radar is probably the most versatile of all electronic navigation aids, but the best results are only obtained when you know how to use all the functions correctly. The IRPCS state that if you have a radar, you must know how to use it. 


Plymouth Dates


Course Date Duration Price

Plymouth Price: £140 
London Price: £POA
Previous Experience: None
Assumed Knowledge: None
Duration:  1 Day 

Course Content

  • Switching On and Setting Up
  • Understanding the Picture
  • Refining the Picture
  • Radar Reflectors
  • Radar & Collision Avoidance
  • Fixing & Monitoring Position by Radar
  • Pilotage by Radar 

Costs Include:

  • Lunch & Refreshments 
  • Course Notes Book
  • Use of Radar Simulator 

Courses are non-residential so accommodation is required in one of the many hotels or guest houses near the Centre. We can provide a list of recommendations.