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RYA VHF Radio Course

VHF Marine Radio Course

The VHF SRC (Short Range Certificate) issued by the the Royal Yachting Association RYA/MCA of Great Britain is the minimum requirement for mariners operating VHF marine radios (fixed or portable).
The course duration is one day including the exam, but the certificate's validity is for a lifetime!
Lounge Yachting is the first and only RYA Training centre in Bulgaria, based in the downtown of Sofia. The instructors are RYA certified and qualified and are experienced Skippers who can advice you on any marine matter (RYA courses, navigation,yacht management, crew placement, rent or sale a yacht etc.)!
During the course you will gain the important knowledges of:
  • Radio communication Rules and Etiquette 
  • VHF marine radio channels and frequencies
  • Transmitting Distress (Mayday) calls, Urgency calls (Pan-Pan), Routine and Safety calls on CH16 
  • Usage of DSC (Digital Selective Calling) 
  • GMDSS Compulsory Fit (requirements and safety equipment onboard)
! Upcoming Courses: 1 February 2020
Duration: 1 day (10:00 - 18:00 )
10:00 - 13:00 Theoretical part
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 - 17:00 Practice on marine VHF/DSC  Standart Horizon radios
17:00 - 18:00 Written exam (test)
Pre-knowledge requirements:
The Phonetic alphabet 
! Important:
N.B: Please bring a passport sized photo with you!
Price: 230 Euro
The price includes:
  • The VHF Handbook
  • The tax of 60GBP for an RYA SRC Examiner, Issue of the Certificate and postal delivery expenses.
Contact details: +359 886 91 21 91 Vencislav Dobrinov
Number of students: 8
Vacancies: 8
Price: 450 BGN