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Basic Radar with Kevin Monahan

by Bluewater Cruising Association 11 Feb 18:09 UTC 6-7 March 2021

Learn to use radar from the guy that literally wrote the book: Kevin Monahan.

Online Zoom
06 Mar 2021 0930-1200h to 07 Mar 2021 0930h-1200h
Members $115 / Non-Members $130

After completion of this seminar, participants will be able to set up their radar for maximum results and interpret the display under a variety of conditions. Participants will learn simple techniques to:

  • identify landmasses, other vessels, and transient targets
  • use radar effectively for collision avoidance
  • understand the new generation of AIS and integrated radar systems which combine chart and radar technology
  • manage and understand the issues inherent in modern integrated navigation systems; and
  • recognize and compensate for rain and sea clutter, interference, and side-lobe echoes

About the Instructor

Kevin Monahan is an experienced captain, retired Canadian Coast Guard officer, and author of "The Radar Book: Effective Navigation and Collision Avoidance."

Course Materials

Registration includes The Radar Book: Effective Navigation and Collision Avoidance.

More information and register here.

This article has been provided by the courtesy of Bluewater Cruising Association.

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