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Radio Courses

Hillarys-Yacht-Club VHF-Course

Marine radios are essential and important safety equipment on board your vessel and is a way to communicate with other boats or marine rescue groups, and receive navigational warnings and weather updates.

These courses teach you how to confidently and competently operate and use correct radio protocols and procedures when using a marine radio. To make you familiar with all situations you may encounter on the radio and make sure you are aware of radio rules and etiquette. The course content includes making calls, receiving calls, relaying calls, various call signs & distress messages.

Skippers and crew should know –

  • How to operate all marine radios on board your boat
  • The distress and safety frequencies
  •  How to properly format and transmit distress and safety messages.

Short & Long Range Radio Course

The Short Range Operators Certificate of Proficiency (SROCP) is designed for those who are only carrying and/or operating a Very High Frequency (VHF) short-range radio.

The Long Range Operators Certificate of Proficiency (LROCP) is for operating both (VHF – Very High Frequency) short-range radios and (HF – High Frequency) long-range radios, which are designed for long-range transmission.

Marine Radio Operators Course (Short/Long) - July

Mon 12 Jul 2021 - Wed 14 Jul 2021 19:00 - 21:00

  • Monday 12th July, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday 14th July, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Short Range
Members: $240, Non-members: $270

Long Range
Members: $260, Non-members: $290

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Marine Radio Operators Course (Short/Long) - September

Mon 13 Sep 2021 - Wed 15 Sep 2021 19:00 - 21:00

  • Monday 13th September, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday 15th September, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Short Range
Members: $240, Non-members: $270

Long Range
Members: $260, Non-members: $290

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Marine Radio Operators Course (Short/Long) - November

Mon 08 Nov 2021 - Wed 10 Nov 2021 19:00 - 21:00

  • Monday 8th November, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday 10th November, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Short Range
Members: $240, Non-members: $270

Long Range
Members: $260, Non-members: $290

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AN IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT REGISTRATIONS

To make a course booking, please use the ‘Book Now’ button to register. This will take you to our Australian Sailing (AS) course registration page. Australian Sailing is the national body for the sport of sailing and Hillarys Yacht Club is a registered Australian Sailing Discover Sailing Centre.

Club Members will need to login to their AS profile to receive the Member’s discount.