Navigation, ARPA and Radar Simulator (Master Yachts)

This Navigation, ARPA and Radar 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 is spent in our navigation simulator.

Prerequisite experience:

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


2 weeks  (Monday – Friday)

Training towards:

Master (Yachts less than 500gt/3000gt)

Examination and assessment:

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.

Why go all-inclusive with UKSA?

  • Our hassle free, all-inclusive packages leave you to focus on your studies
  • Full board, twin occupancy en-suite accommodation on our 3.5 acre waterside campus
  • ‘In between’ nights’ are included if you book consecutive courses*
  • More than a 9-5 training provider – evening and weekend access to our classrooms and resources
  • Flexible and extensive course scheduling
  • On-site bar, open every evening – great for socialising and networking

“The best thing about the UKSA experience is having everything on campus including food accommodation and after hours study rooms” UKSA Professional student

*up to a maximum of 3 nights

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