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At YachtCom we know how important communications is to the ocean going sailor!


Marine Radio Operator's Certificate

The marine radio operator onboard any craft is required to hold an marine radio operator's certificate.

The two certificates that can be obtained for leisure craft are either the Short Range Certificate which is limited to VHF only operation or the Long Range Certificate which allows operation of all marine radio equipment.

Therefore the Long Range Certificate is a must for anyone planning to spend time at sea and is issued by AMERC on behalf of the UK Maritime Coastguard Agency.
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RYA Radar Operator's Certificate

Radar is a very powerful tool that gives the ability to see targets in the dark or in poor visibility, targets that may not be seen with the human eye.

International regulations state that if you have radar on board your yacht, you must know how to use it.

On the YachtCom RYA Radar course you will gain the experience of getting the best performance out of a small ship's Radar system using our real Raymarine C120 navigation display.
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On-board training

YachtCom can provide on-board training:
  • MF/HF transceivers - Icom, Furuno and Sailor
  • Marine VHF DSC equipment
  • SailMail (Airmail3)
  • Satellite - Inmarsat-C
  • RYA Radar


YachtCom

YachtCom is located near the River Hamble in Hampshire, just 1 mile away from Junction 8 of the M27 motorway.
For directions, map and accommodation, please click on map picture to the right.

You can contact YachtCom by

Phone: 01489 565100
Overseas: 00 44 1489 565 100
Email Address - click here!

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Phone: 01489 565100
Overseas: 00 44 1489 565 100
Email Address - click here!

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