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Advanced Marine Radar Course

by Bluewater Cruising Association 13 Mar 18:16 UTC 9-10 April 2022
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The Advanced Radar course is for those who have taken Basic Radar with Kevin Monahan and wish to increase their practical and technological knowledge. Please note that Basic Radar is a prerequisite for this course.

This online Zoom course, with extensive visuals and simulations, focuses on:

  • Advanced collision avoidance techniques and radar plotting
  • Vectors and their use in collision avoidance
  • The use of ARPA (Automatic Radar Plotting Aid) for collision avoidance
  • Advanced navigation techniques, especially for navigation in remote areas where electronic charts are not dependable
  • The strengths and weaknesses of modern solid-state radar, Doppler radar and broadband radar

Online Zoom
09 Apr 2022 to 10 Apr 2022 0930h-1200h
Members $80 / Non-Members $95

About the Instructor

Kevin Monahan is an experienced captain, retired Canadian Coast Guard officer, and author of The Radar Book: Effective Navigation and Collision Avoidance.

More information and register here...

This article has been provided by the courtesy of Bluewater Cruising Association.

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