one recent student said:
Peter, and David are licensed teachers with calm and reassuring
demeanors. They adapt their teaching style to fit the student(s), but
tend to go with a hands-on approach, which we felt was extremely
beneficial to our particular group. After the first ten minutes
in the water, the students piloted the boat the entire time we were
underway. The teachers use the phrase "Set yourself up to succeed"
quite a bit and they constantly supervise, but only intervene when
The Trawler School Now Offers
This Very Important Course
one day course will focus on all aspects of Radar usage and
will certainly provide you with a beneficial and educational
information needed to safely operate your vessel under reduced
visibility and night conditions.
one day aboard a specially outfitted trawler, you will learn
the essential fundamentals to boating with radar.
- Get yourself safely
into a safe harbor during low visibility conditions.
- Use radar as a working
navigation tool to transit in fog
- Learn what ships,
land masses & bridges look like on a working radar
- Understand what working
radar won't see and what it can distort
- Learn how to easily
& systematically satisfy Rule 19 of the rules-of-the-road
- See emergency techniques
to use if your radar unit goes off-line when in use.
this will be done "Hands On, Underway" aboard a specially
outfitted working radar training vessel operating throughout
the day around central San Francisco Bay.
You will be build a practical,
"Hands on, Underway" knowledge of working radar, learning
effective, skill building techniques. This is not the formal,
classroom training used to qualify licensed operators and
vessel masters for a Radar Endorsement.
You will receive a certificate
of completion of attendance at the end of the training day.
This certificate along with the course curriculum may qualify
you for a discount on your insurance. At the end of your day,
you will have an overall awareness of What to ask from working
radar and how to use it effectively.
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