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Cost £115

  • 1 day course
  • For anyone who owns a fixed or hand-held marine VHF radio
  • Price per person (plus a certification fee)
  • For enquires please contact

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This course covers marine VHF operation, Digital Selective Calling (DSC) and Global Maritime Distress and Safety Systems (GMDSS) procedures. This course uses Simrad RD68 and Standard Horizon GX1500 training radios that are allocated to each candidate as to maximise practical hands on experience.

After success completion of the course candidates should have the understanding of radio rules and regulations and be competent to operate a marine VHF/DSC radio.


  • 16 years of age

What to bring

  • RYA VHF hand book
  • Note pad, pen and pencil