VHF Marine Radio Course @ CY&BC;

05 Apr 2018 - 06 Apr 2018 Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club, Clontarf Road, Clontarf Dublin. 3

CY&BC is pleased to run again the VHF Radio Operator Course.

The aim of the course is to provide trainees understanding (practical and theoretical) of VHF communication (Very High-Frequency Radio) at sea. The course includes training, preparation and examination for VHF radio license, required by the Irish Government.

All skippers and power-boat/rescue-boat skippers must be licensed radio-operators. Crews on yachts and rescue craft are also encouraged to learn and become licensed operators as well. This is a valuable skill on all marine craft.

Course requires 1 evening and 1 full day of training. Homework and pre-study will be provided which is recommended to complete.

The VHF course will run on the following dates;

Friday 06/04/2018 19:30 – 22:00 

Saturday 07/04/2018 09:30 – 16:30 (+ Exam)

Venue: CY&BC Clubhouse

Equipment: VHF handsets are provided by CY&BC but if you have your own please bring as well.

Student numbers: 10 places on each course.

COST: 200 EUR/per person (CY&BC members)

225 EUR/per person (non-members)

  • Cost includes:
  • tuition
  • examination (35 EUR)

Irish Government VHF License (50 EUR)

Payment: Cheque, cash or electronic transfer are possible.

Confirmation: if you are interested in the course, please email Findlay MacDonald at [training@cybc.ie] with your preferred dates and how you'd like to pay. Fees will be collected in advance of the course. If paying electronically details will be forwarded individually for CY&BC account.

The course is open to members and non-members.