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GMDSS Marine Radio Operator's Certificate

Explore and discover the world of marine GMDSS radio and Radar with YachtCom.

To operate a marine radio, the radio operator is required to hold an Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) marine radio operator's certificate.

For vessels less the 24 metres in lenght, two types of GMDSS certificates can be obtained.
1. Short Range Certificate which is limited to VHF only operation.
2. Long Range Certificate which allows operation of all (VHF, MF & HF (SSB)) 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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Your marine SSB radio adventures start here!

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Click here for GMDSS radio course dates and prices

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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Radar knowledge starts here!

Click here for RYA Radar course dates and prices


YachtCom provides support for ocean cruisers

YachtCom supports yachtsmen taking part in some of the worlds finest ocean rallies: Distress

Customer feedback

Bill said: "Thanks for the LRC course, which I found excellent. Not surprising that your pass record is so good, both the instruction and the exam preparation were first class. To have such a nice bunch of fellow students was a bonus. I also enjoyed my revision evenings in The Jolly Sailor. ;)"

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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.


How to get in touch:

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by phone 01489 565100
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