Although all entrants in the Pacific Rowing Race will have to take part in a VHF radio course there’s no harm in getting ahead of everyone else and learning how to use a VHF radio now. This vital piece of equipment is particuarly important if you’re planning a practice row as it will allow you to talk to other boats near you and call for help if required.
This great online course teaches all the basics about what a VHF / DSC radio is and how to use VHF / DSC radios. What a great way to remind yourself of the radio basics. A perfect introduction for all prospective race entrants looking to go our for a practice row in their boat.