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Navigation & Radar (OOW Yachts)

Hoylake, Wirral

  • Price: GBP (£)2,970 (Inc VAT if applicable)

Course Details

  • School JPMA
  • Location Hoylake, Wirral
  • All Dates Please contact us for dates and availability
  • Duration 15 day(s)
  • Accommodation Included No

OOW Navigation & Radar

Leading to an MCA STCW Certificate

A 15 day course made up of two modules:

10 Day Theory (certificated by examination):-

Revising navigation to RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Level

Tide heights and secondary port calculations

Navigation using horizontal and vertical sextant angles and other methods

Passage planning and the use of the relevant navigation charts and publications

Rules Of The Road

Understanding the operation and use of modern compassess including gyros and fluxgate compasses

Correct procedures for operating navigational aids including radar, ARPA & Autotracking systems, GPS, LORAN, Routing & waypoint systems, electronic charts and Navtex

Radar Plotting

5 Day Simulator (ARPA & ECDIS):-


Passage Planning & Pilotage

Use of ECDIS

Operation of Radar

(This part of the course takes place at Liverpool John Moores University. The course fee includes transport from Hoylake to Liverpool each day. We recommend that you stay in the same accommodation for the entire 3 weeks.)

On completion of the five day simulation AND with the NARAS (Yacht) Theory Pass certificate, a NARAS (Yacht) certificate will be issued

It is essential that candiates have revised plotting of EP, Course to steer, secondary ports and Rules of the Road before attending this course.

Pre-Requisites: Candidates must hold a Yachtmaster Offshore CoC.

Course fees £2,970

Course fees for 10 day Theory only - £1970.00

+ current IAMI exam fee of £150.00.


86A Market St, Hoylake, Wirral CH47 3BD

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