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This course explores the technicalities of how Marine GPS units can calculate position wherever you are in the world. In this course, GPS means the system developed by the USA called NAVSTAR GPS. Other Global Satellite Navigation Systems are available.

Electronics
13 minutes
Avg. rating 4.5

This course is intended to ensure a basic understanding of effective communication between two or more people. Three-way communication is one of the simplest human performance tools that you can master, and It is an important defence in the prevention of errors that can result in incidents.

Communications
13 minutes
Avg. rating 4.5

The aim of this course is not to make you an expert in the use of VHF or to substitute for an approved operator course. The aim of this course is to give you the knowledge and confidence to use a VHF radio in an emergency.

In this course, we look at the parts of a VHF radio and cover the basics of making an emergency broadcast.

Communications
16 minutes
Avg. rating 4.7

This course focuses on electrical safety, both while sailing and when in harbour. The course covers all the basics about the electrical system on board and gives you tools to review the electrical system yourself and ensure optimal electrical safety.

Electrics and Power Systems
1 hour and 8 minutes
Avg. rating 4.4

In this course, you will learn about the switchboard and how it, in most cases, is constructed. We will look at different types, and you will learn how they work. You will get to know the idea behind the many wires and why they are needed, and you will gain knowledge about wire dimensioning and how they are connected correctly.

Engineering
1 hour and 34 minutes
Avg. rating 4.7

The course covers when and how to add a ground connection to your electrical devices. Including examples of ground plates, sizes and what equipment needs grounding.

Electrics and Power Systems
43 minutes
Avg. rating 4.5

This course gives a full overview of the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA) work and of NMEA 0183 networks & protocols. This course is also the first module of the Actisense Accredited Installer course.

Electronics
18 minutes
Avg. rating 4.3

This course covers the different types of batteries, including acid batteries, GEL batteries, AGM batteries and the newer Li-on batteries. It also covers different types of chargers and what to be aware of when charging.

Electrics and Power Systems
2 hours and 11 minutes
Avg. rating 4.7

This course gives a full overview of NMEA 2000 networks & protocols. It is also the second module of the Actisense Accredited Installer course.

Electronics
26 minutes
Avg. rating 4.1

Learn all the basics about solar panel technology, components and applications.
Solar Panels are used more and more aboard yachts and the technology is evolving, quickly increasing power and efficiency.
Both for racing and cruising, this technology can help make life better onboard, it is important to know as much as possible to make the right choice when you buy the system or when you sail on a boat with a system already installed.

Electronics
18 minutes
Avg. rating 4.4

A short course on how to use basic numbers in sailing and racing.

Electronics
1 hour and 41 minutes
Avg. rating 5.0

An introduction to the calibration of electronic equipment, especially useful for leisure sailing yachts but also useful for leisure motor yachts.

Electronics
1 hour and 48 minutes
Avg. rating 3.0