Navigation, Radar and ARPA Simulator (Master Yachts)

Navigation ARPA and Radar (Master Yachts)

This course builds on the subjects covered in the OOW Navigation and Radar module by refreshing training in chart work, tides and radar and by introducing other aspects necessary at Master level.

In 2023 UKSA had the highest exam pass rate for NARAS (Master Yachts) at 94.7%.  The average worldwide pass rate was 85.5%.
source IAMI Yacht Deck System (YDES)

About the course

This Navigation, Radar and ARPA Simulator (Master Yachts) course includes passage planning, training in the use of ECDIS, knowledge of IRPCS, competence in search and rescue, a full understanding and expertise in the use of radar and ARPA.

During the course, 10 days are spent in our navigation simulator.

Training towards:


You are expected to be a competent and practiced navigator to the standard of OOW (yachts).


Assessment is in two parts; a practical in-course assessment and a written examination.

Candidates must pass the in-course assessment in order to be eligible to take the written examination. The in-course assessment will include the preparation of a passage plan and the successful completion of simulated exercises, including radar/ARPA operation. The 2.5 hour written examination will test underpinning knowledge.

A 60% mark is required to pass the examination.

What’s included?

  • Duration – 2 weeks (Monday – Friday)
  • Inclusive of all food & accommodation
  • Inclusive of lunch

Dates and pricing

Course From To Non-res All-inc
Navigation, Radar and ARPA Simulator (Master Yachts) 24/06/2024 05/07/2024 Full Full
Navigation, Radar and ARPA Simulator (Master Yachts) 22/07/2024 02/08/2024 £2,625 £3,230
Navigation, Radar and ARPA Simulator (Master Yachts) 28/10/2024 08/11/2024 £2,625 £3,230

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