BRITISH CANOE UNION

Coastal Navigation & Open Water Tidal Planning Course

ROYAL YACHTING ASSOCIATION

Marine Radio (VHF) Operator Certificate of Competence Course

 
These three, one day classroom based courses will cover the theoretical aspects and pre assessment requirements of the BCU 4 Star (Coastal Navigation) and/or the 5 Star (Open Water) sea kayak awards.

 
The RYA certificated VHF operators course covers all aspects of the use of Short Wave communication on the sea, and is now a pre-requisite for BCU 4 Star assessment.

 
Participants may attend one, both or all three days. However anyone wishing to undertake journey’s on the sea using a kayak or small boat would find the technical and theoretical aspects not only useful, but essential for safe travel in the marine environment!

 
BCU Four Star, Coastal Navigation & Tidal Planning Theory Course

The aim of the course is to provide you with the technical skills to plan and navigate effectively on coastal journeys in moderate sea conditions

 
BCU Five Star Open Water & Tidal Planning Theory Course

The aim of the course is to provide you with the technical skills to plan and navigate effectively on open water in advanced sea conditions.

 
RYA Marine Radio (VHF) Operator Certificate of Competence Course

The Short Range Certificate is the minimum qualification required by law to control the operation of VHF and VHF Digital Selective Calling (DSC) radio. This includes both fixed and hand held equipment using International channels.

 
If you would like a course for your club members, a group of friends or have any questions do not hesitate to contact the course tutor:

Howard Jeffs British Canoe Union Level 5 Sea Coach and National Trainer
info@howardjeffs.com Mobile 0774-0554618

 
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