RYA Radar Course
The aim of this course is to teach students to use small boat radar to
assist decision making in collision avoidance, pilotage and navigation.
of a radar set
with and pulse length
Refining the picture:
Up, Course Up and North Up modes
position by radar:
Pilotage by radar:
principles of relative motion
existence of automatic radar plotting aids
implications of IRPCS Rules
practical limitations of small craft radar
Some knowledge of navigation and
collision regulations to Day Skipper Shorebased level would be an
The course runs from 0900 to 1730 and includes tea, coffee and biscuits.