RYA VHF/DSC Marine Radio Course

Its not too late to book your place on one of our RYA VHF marine radio courses

VHF/DSC Marine Radio

About the Course

This one day course will show you how to operate a modern VHF (Very High Frequency) DSC (Digital Selective Calling) marine radio. Successful completion will qualifying you to operate both handheld and fixed VHF/DSC sets.

You will learn the correct voice procedure and which channels to use when making and receiving Routine, Securite, Pan Pan, Mayday Relay and Mayday voice messages.

Other Features

Another important feature of the modern VHF/DSC radio is the ability to send and receive DSC alerts, all this and more will be covered and practiced by you using our Standard Horizon VHF/DSC radios.

Other Topics covered

GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System)

AIS (Automatic Identification System)

ATIS (Automatic Transmitter Identification System)

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RYA Day Skipper Theory and Practical Course

Day Skipper Theory

Our next RYA Day Skipper Theory Shorebased course commences Saturday 21st January 2017.

Day Skipper

Navigation at sea

There’s still time to update your sailing skills before the start of the new season. Whether you are planning a bareboat charter, want to participate more in the running of the boat, or update or advance your existing knowledge base then the RYA Day Skipper course could be the right one for you. The dates of our next course are 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th January & 4th February 2017

RYA Day Skipper Theory


Ashore Sailing Christmas Gift Voucher

Stuck for ideas what to buy your family or friends this Christmas? Why not buy an Ashore Sailing Gift Voucher. 

Ashore Sailing Christmas Gift Voucher

Ashore Sailing Christmas Gift Voucher

Vouchers can be bought for as little as £10.00 and put towards any RYA course run or organised by Ashore Sailing, or you can buy a complete course. All you have to do is click the voucher on the left which will take you to our online Gift Voucher order form.


New RYA Course Dates Announced

VHF/DSC Marine Radio Saturday 14th January 2017 info
RYA Day Skipper Theory 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th January & 4th February 2017 info
RYA Coastal Yachtmaster Theory 25th, 26th February, 4th, 5th, 11th & 12th March 2017 info
NEW RYA First Aid Course Saturday 25th March 2017 info

RYA Competent Crew PRACTICAL Thursday 13th to Monday 17th April 2017 info
RYA Day Skipper PRACTICAL Thursday 13th to Monday 17th April 2017 info