gps-radar-trainingGPS

An advanced course to enable safe navigation and use of GPS.

Aim: To understand the principles and limitations, including use of chart plotters and techniques for more complex navigation tasks.

Duration: 8 Hours.

Prerequisites: Knowledge to Boatmaster level.

Modules:

  • Navigation
  • GPS principles & positioning
  • Initialisation & set up
  • Controls, screens & outputs
  • Passage making
  • Waypoint navigation
  • Accuracies & errors
  • Installation
  • Chart plotters
  • Choosing a set

 

Radar

A comprehensive course to help you understand and safely operate the radar set on your vessel.

Aim: To enable competent use of radar to aid navigation and avoid collision.

Duration: 6 Hours.

Prerequisites: Knowledge to Boatmaster level.

Modules:

  • Principles of radar.
  • Components of a radar set.
  • Controls.
  • Displays.
  • Discrimination.
  • Targets.
  • Radar navigation.
  • Collision Avoidance.