We are very sorry, but due to circumstances beyond our control we are unable to take any further bookings for the remainder of 2017. This message will be updated should anything change, so please check back here from time to time.

For information & bookings

07840 942483

enquiries@essexpowerboatschool.co.uk

If you phone, please leave a message as we may be out on the water and out of reach. We will return your call as soon as possible.

VHF/D.S.C. RADIO

The VHF radio course is a 2 day event and teaches all aspects of making radio calls.

Course topics include:-

  • Making Mayday, D.S.C., and voice Mayday calls

  • Mayday relay

  • Calls to the Coast Guard. Leave a passage plan

  • Calls to other vessels

  • Safety alerts

  • How to register a radio with O.F.C.O.M.

  • Which channels to use

  • Helicopter evacuation events

  • The G,M.D.S.S. system and much more.

All emphasis on the 1st day is spent on using the radio to get you comfortable with all aspects of the radio system. The 2nd day takes approximately 1 hour per student to complete a short practical session & multiple choice paper. The VHF manual is sent to you for pre-reading prior to joining us for the course.

The course cost is £175 per person and includes VHF license & exam fee. Also included is the RYA VHF manual. Full payment is taken to book the course.

Book today, don’t get caught - get legal.

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