RYA VHF / SRC Radio course

Online course overview

The best way to get your RYA SRC / VHF License. From home, in your own time and at your own pace! All you need is a computer and an internet connection, and in just 6 - 10 hours of study you will be ready for the exam

RYA VHF / SRC radio course online - White Wake Sailing

Course type: Online


Duration: 6 - 10 hours


Location: Your home


Included: Access to RYA online course (one year), RYA SRC / VHF eBook, phone/email support


Not Included: Exam and Exam fee (60 GBP)


Course content

Go through the fundamentals of the GMDSS system and learn and practice a Mayday and a Panpan call and message. Understand the advantages of the DSC (Digital Selective Call) protocol and learn how to send DSC calls. Learn the phonetic alphabet and the correct use of the various channels. Understsand radio rules and regulations and how to make a call to another radio station.


You have one year of time to study, and whenever you feel ready, you will be able to take a pre-test online. Once you have this pre-test behind you, you can then contact us to book the practical exam at our school.

The exam

The practical exam is made up of two parts, a written and a practical test. The exam will last no more than one hour and has a very high pass rate. The practical exams take place regularly at the end of the SRC/VHF Classroom courses (start approx at 17.00h). 

Upon successful completion, you will be issued with the "RYA Certificate of Competence and Authority to Operate" radio license.


Please note that there is a 60 GBP exam fee (approx 70 Euro), not included in the course price, which needs to be paid directly to the RYA before the exam. 


The 'RYA SRC / VHF radio license and authority to operate' will then be sent to you directly home.

How to book

You can book directly online by clicking on the 'add to cart' button below. Or you are more than welcome to give us a call or send us an email and we will send you a confirmation back. Once you book your course, we will set up an online account for you and send you the access codes. You will then be able to access the study material in form of the RYA VHF eBook and a very realistic Radio simulator. 

For a more detailed view of the Syllabus of the course, scroll all the way down

RYA VHF / SRC radio course (online)


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217,00 €

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Any questions or doubts? Contact us:

+43 664 88360842 or info@white-wake.com


a preview of the RYA online VHF / SRC radio course


  1. Background information on the GMDSS system and its equipment and licensing requirements
  2. Radio rules and regulations
  3. Operation of marine VHF equipment including DSC functions
  4. The phonetic alphabet
  5. Basic radio language and protocols including pro words such as over, say again, out etc.
  6. Correct use of the various channels
  7. How to make calls to other stations
  8. How to send a Distress Alert and Distress Message (Mayday)
  9. How to send an urgency alert and a safety call