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Shoredbased Sailing Courses - RYA GMDSS Radio Course

Overview

The RYA GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) Radio Course teaches students how to operate a GMDSS radio and how to carry out routine procedures and communications. 

The syllabus covers communications with other vessels, harbour masters, coastguards, marinas and yacht clubs, with an assessment upon completion to test your understanding. Successful students will be awarded the RYA Short Range Certificate for VHF GMDSS.

  • Operate a GMDSS radio
  • Communicate effectively at sea
  • Perform routine procedures
 
Why take this course with Sunsail ?

The Sunsail RYA GMDSS Radio course teaches the skills required to effectively communicate, using a GMDSS radio. The course teaches the use of the low power, short range marine GMDSS VHF Radio, hand held or fixed type of vessel.

You will learn the correct procedure for VHF communication including routine procedures for communicating with other vessels, harbour masters, coastguards, marinas, and yacht clubs.

The Sunsail RYA GMDSS Radio course will consist of instruction and assessment, needed to attain the Short Range Certificate for VHF GMDSS.