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GMDSS Long Range Certificate

Portsmouth, UK

  • Price: POA

Course Details

  • School Sunsail UK
  • Location Portsmouth, UK
  • All Dates Please contact us for dates and availability
  • Duration 1 day(s)
  • Accommodation Included No

The RYA GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) radio course teaches students how to operate a GMDSS radio and how to carry out routine procedures and communications.

The syllabus covers communications with other vessels, harbour masters, coastguards, marinas and yacht clubs, with an assessment upon completion to test your understanding. Successful students will be awarded the RYA Short Range Certificate for VHF GMDSS.

This course is a theory course that takes place online, with an estimated duration of eight hours.

Useful Information

The RYA GMDSS Radio Course is a one-day course held several times each year at Sunsail’s sailing school in Port Solent on the South Coast of England.

The Sunsail RYA GMDSS Radio course teaches the skills required to effectively communicate using a GMDSS radio. The course teaches the use of the low power, short range marine GMDSS VHF Radio, hand held or fixed type of vessel.

You will learn the correct procedure for VHF communication including routine procedures for communicating with other vessels, harbour masters, coastguards, marinas and yacht clubs.

The Sunsail RYA GMDSS radio course will consist of instruction and assessment, needed to attain the Short Range Certificate for VHF GMDSS.

Sunsail UK

89 Bryher Island, Port Solent, Portsmouth, PO6 4UF, United Kingdom

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