We are YachtCom

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One of the UK's leading companies specialising in marine radio and radar training.
Our radio course covers all marine communication VHF/MF/HF (SSB) and Inmarsat and is CEPT & MCA approved.

With our easy to use on-line training package, studying for your marine radio certificates has never been easier, click here to read what our customers say.


Why Choose YachtCom:-

  • RYA and MCA recognised training centre
  • Well equipped classroom with real equipment
  • Icom M323, M601 and M801E for radio courses
  • Raymarine C120 for Radar course.
  • On-line e-learning for students studying for their radio operator's certificate
  • Wide range of dates - courses held during the week and at weekends
  • Small class size - maximum of 6 students per course
  • Easy over the phone booking service

YachtCom marine radio course covers:-

  • DistressVHF DSC Radio - Icom M601
  • MF/HF (SSB) DSC Radio - Icom M801E
  • Portable radio equiment - VHF, EPIRB & SARTs
  • INMARSAT - Distress and Emergency procedures and operation.
  • NOTE: The Long Range Certificate covers both VHF and MF/HF (SSB) and Inmarsat.
    If you hold a Long Range Certificate you do NOT have to have a Short Range Certificate!

YachtCom RYA Radar Course:-

  • DistressRadar system overview
  • Controls of a radar
  • Gain
  • Sea & Rain Clutter
  • Collision avoidance
  • MARPA & AIS
  • Good practise
  • Chart plotter overlays

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Customer feedback

Alistair Duncan said: "Hello Bob Many thanks As I said on the course, I thought the handouts, on line training and practical sessions were outstanding. I cannot suggest any improvements. Essentially if a student puts in the preparation and attends the course then barring bad luck or failing to put in the correct position , then they will pass. Regards Alistair :!cool:"

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Our Address:-

  • Adelaide Studio, Portsmouth Rd. Lowford, Bursledon, Hampshire.
  • 1 mile from M27 junction 8, River Hamble exit.
  • Map, Directions & Accommodation
  • YachtCom's training studio is located at Bursledon which is 5 miles from Southampton.