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Advanced Marine Radar

Western Maritime Institute, Ladysmith BC

04 Nov 2018 1000h - 1330h  

Members $65 / Non-Members $85

VI Education

The Advanced Marine Radar course is for those who have taken Basic Marine Radar and wish to increase their practical and technological knowledge. Using real-life screen-captures, simulations and other audio-visual effects, you will soon be managing your radar like a pro.

Participants will learn about:

  • The new generation of AIS and integrated radar systems which combine chart and radar technology
  • The strengths and weaknesses of modern solid-state radar, Doppler radar and broadband radar
  • Managing and understanding the issues inherent in modern integrated navigation systems
  • Advanced navigation techniques, especially for navigation in remote areas where electronic charts are not dependable
  • Advanced collision avoidance techniques and radar plotting


Kevin Monahan is an experienced captain, retired Canadian Coast Guard officer, and author of ,“The Radar Book: Effective Navigation and Collision Avoidance.”


This course will take place in a new-to-BCA location, the Western Maritime Institute, located in close proximity to Nanaimo Airport.

For More Information and to Register – Click Here


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  1. Avatar Dan Schulz says:

    I would like to attend

    1. Avatar Jennifer Handley says:

      Hi Dan! Please click on the “for more info and to register” link at the bottom of the article to register or go directly to the BCA website calendar ( There is still space available for this course. Thanks for your interest!