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Learn from a radar expert. After completion of this seminar, students will be able to set up their radars for maximum results and interpret the display under a variety of conditions. Identify land-masses, other vessels and transient targets; use radar effectively for collision avoidance and navigation, and interpret and control the display under a variety of conditions. This seminar removes the fear of radar, and you will keep it in tune.

2019-03-02
When: Saturday March 2
10 am - 5 pm
Where: Jericho Sailing Center - Top Floor, NW - Burrard Room
1300 Discovery St.
Vancouver, British Columbia  V6R 4L9
Canada
Presenter: Kevin Monahan
Contact: Ken Christie
778-554-7700


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Basic Marine Radar with Kevin Monahan

Saturday March 2nd  2019,  10 am - 5 pm

Jericho Sailing Center

1300 Discovery St. Vancouver

Jericho Beach - Locarno Beach

 

Purpose & Benefits:

Learn from a radar expert. After completion of this seminar, students will be able to set up their radars for maximum results and interpret the display under a variety of conditions.

You will learn simple techniques to:

• identify land-masses, other vessels and transient targets

• use radar effectively for collision avoidance and navigation,

• interpret and control the display under a variety of conditions,

• recognize and compensate for rain and sea clutter, interference and side-lobe echoes

• use the new generation of integrated radar which combine chart and radar technology

Instructor:

Kevin Monahan, an experienced captain, retired Canadian Coast Guard officer, and author of:

The Radar Book: Effective Navigation and Collision Avoidance.

Format:

Classroom style with extensive slides showing various types of radar screens and scenarios related to land observation, collision avoidance and clutter issues. With these real-life screen captures and other audio-visual effects, Kevin Monahan will soon have you managing your radar like a pro!

In order to be able to use a marine radar to advantage, users must first feel comfortable with their equipment. Many are afraid to adjust their radar's controls for fear they will never be able to get the radar set up properly again. As a result, their radars are permanently out of tune.


Information on about different functions and how they are normally accessed. Also about specific types of equipment such as broadband radar and doppler radar, which are only manufactured by a couple of companies at this point.


 This seminar removes the fear of radar. After completion of the seminar, students will be able to set up their radars for best results and interpret the display under challenging conditions.

Course Materials:

Registration includes The Radar Book: Effective Navigation and Collision Avoidance. This excellent book is used in the United States Power Squadron Marine Radar Seminar. The book retails for $25.00 

Go to this link for more book info: http://www.shipwrite.bc.ca/radar.htm

Location:

Jericho Sailing Center,  1300 Discovery St Vancouver BC

FREE PARKING

 

Date & Time:

Saturday, March 2 nd   10:00 am - 5:00 pm (doors open at 9:30 am)

Lunch:

We suggest you bring a lunch. 

And, the Galley Bistro is open just down the hall. You need to Pre-Order at morning break.


Maximum Class Size:

18 students

Cost  -  Individual and Couples Pricing:

:

BCA Members - $90 each (includes The Radar Book)

Non-members - $110 each (includes The Radar Book)                                 


Cancellation:

There is a $15 processing fee in the event of student cancellation.

 

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