VHF Radio E-Learning

RYA VHF/DSC Marine Radio Course:

This RYA online course has been carefully designed to teach you all you need to know to correctly operate DSC / VHF marine radio equipment. The course has been split into modules and gives you the flexibility to study at home at your own pace.

What’s included:

  • RYA VHF Handbook-G31, also available in ‘e’ book format
  • Access to the RYA Interactive course
  • Email support
  • Assessment venue
  • Training radios for assessment period
  • Short Range Certificate examiner

How it works:

When we receive your booking we will email you your invoice, once this is paid we will create your account on our RYA Interactive page which will give you access to the SRC radio course. We will also dispatch your G31 course pack, available in print or as an ‘e’book. If required, you will  have email support from one of Ashore Sailing’s qualified SRC instructor / examiners

Once you have completed the course and final knowledge check you will be able to download your course completion certificate. Finally contact us to arrange a mutually convenient time to complete the assessment


The assessment consists of a short written test followed by a practical session on one of our training radios. Before the assessment you are given time to familiarise yourself with the radio equipment.

What you need to bring with you:

  • Your personialised RYA exam application form, (we will provide how to instruction)
  • Passport sized photograph
  • Online course completion certificate

This online training is designed to work across the devices and operating systems shown below. It is optimized for the latest technology, fully responsive and suitable for high definition screens.

What you will need:

  • Internet connection (broadband or 3G). Charges may apply for 3G.
  • JavaScript enabled in your web browser.
  • Microphone and speakers/headphones.
  • Pop-ups enabled

Minimum requirements:

  • PC running Windows 10 minimum with the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome or Firefox
  • Mac running 10.13 minimum with the latest version of Safari, Google Chrome or Firefox
  • iPad running iOS 11 minimum using Safari
  • Android tablet running 4.1 minimum using Google Chrome


  • Online SRC course ¬£75.00
  • Exam & certification fee ¬£60.00 (payable to the RYA)

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Before you buy, we strongly recommend you try out the SRC Taster  course and check it works on your device

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