Royal Yachting Association

RYA Radar Course

Royal Yachting Association

Course Overview:

The course gives the delegate knowledge in the use of radar in small boats as an aid to navigation and for the use in collision avoidance.

PLEASE NOTE: This course will be taught over two evenings spread over two weeks

NOTE - If you would like to view our RYA Dayskipper Basic course please click on the following link RYA Day Skipper Basic Course

Course Content:

  • Types of radar and their displays
  • Radar wave propagation
  • Components of a radar set
  • Target definition and discrimination
  • Radar reflectors
  • Radar plotting
  • Range and bearing
  • Radar navigation

Entry Requirements:



Successful delegates will receive an RYA Radar course completion certificate.