Navigation & Radar (OOW) Yacht

11 April 2022
  • Antibes
19 days

There are 2 parts to the course. 10 days of theory followed by 5 days of practical navigation in one of our radar simulators in Biot or Palma. In Fort Lauderdale, all 15 days are taught in the same location.

The first 2 weeks of theory start from where the RYA Yachtmaster leaves off and students must be at Yachtmaster standard before attending. Several areas are examined which are not fully covered in the Yachtmaster programme, such as ARPA, chart correction, radar potting and more detailed understanding of electronic navigational aids. In the practical element there is much emphasis on the set up and correct operation of these navigational aids, good watch keeping procedures, radar plotting and radar navigation, practical rules of the road.

The Officer of the Watch Navigation and Radar module is an advanced course in yacht navigation and it is not for beginners. Students must have taken and passed their RYA Yachtmaster Offshore before attending.

Note that from January 2017, an EDH certificate must be issued 18 months prior to the issue of your OOW Certificate of Competency.

This course is free with your ONE Account.

Duration details:

Monday to Friday for 3 weeks


The written examination will consist of a 2.5 hour theory paper in 2 parts. Part 1 = 3 questions , chartwork, tides and radar plotting. Part 2 = 3 questions. Candidates must achieve a minimum mark of 70% in Part A and 50% in Part B - and overall 60%

  • Pre course study is essential to optimise your chances of passing this course.
  • Upcoming Classes
    Date Location Price Places
    19 September 2022
    Antibes €3440 Places available
    03 October 2022
    Palma €3440 No place left
    10 October 2022
    Antibes €3440 Places available
    31 October 2022
    Antibes €3440 Places available
    21 November 2022
    Antibes €3440 Places available
    21 November 2022
    Palma €3440 Limited places
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