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About YachtCom

YachtCom specialises in providing the AMERC/MCA GMDSS Long Range Certificate and RYA Radar course.

YachtCom is owned and operated by Bob and Claire Smith, who are very keen sailors.

The principal - Bob Smith

The principal of YachtCom is Bob Smith, a keen sailor with over 40 years sailing experience around the UK, Mediterranean and Caribbean waters. Bob is a RYA Offshore Yachtmaster and RYA instructor with over 15 years teaching experience.

Before becoming a full time instructor, Bob worked for 25 years in the professional communications and radar industry for - Thorn EMI, Plessey, GEC and Siemens.

Bob has a technical background in radio, radar and computer systems and holds a full UK amateur radio licence.

Training

GMDSS Radio
RYA Radar

Equipment

SSB Radios
Pactor modems

Information

Legal Requirements
Installation

Tracking

Position Reportingl
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