It is the law!
ROC stands for Restricted Radiotelephone Operator’s Certificate and is required by
anyone using a marine VHF radio or other marine radios (each person on the boat who will use the radio needs their own card). There are significant fines if you are found using a VHF or marine radio without your card.
VHF Maritime is a pre-requisite course for the Intermediate level.
PREREQUISITES: Basic Cruising Standard
3 hours training with a 60-question multiple-choice test and oral segment.
Exam every second week of the month by additional schedule.
VHF Maritime Radio Course includes: emergency radio procedures, everyday operating techniques, the uses of marine radios, choice of frequencies, operation of the phonetic alphabet, procedural words and phrases, and Digital Selective Calling, the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (DSC/GMDSS).
All mariners, including recreational boaters, will want to take advantage of the many features and capabilities of this innovative form “automatic” radio. This complete package with CD, and the new Digital Selective Calling, will prepare you for the Restricted Operator Certificate (Maritime) with DSC Endorsement. Exam: 60-question multiple-choice test and oral segment.
Instructor: Oleg Nakarikov, Sail Canada Certified Instructor, RYA Yachtmaster Ocean