Radar Observer Unlimited Online Course

NEMO | USCG Approved NMC

This course is delivered on Northeast Maritime Online or NEMO°, our learning management system, with follow-up on-site examination/assessments scheduled at Northeast Maritime Institute, as required by the U.S. Coast Guard. These sessions are scheduled for two days in order to complete the necessary plots and simulator scenarios as well as the written exams. 

** Please note on-site examination and assessments requirements below

The course satisfies the radar training requirements of 46 CFR 11.480(d) for an endorsement as Radar Observer (Unlimited) and the radar observer training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(ii), 11.317(a)(3)(vi), 11.319(a)(4)(ii), 11.321(a)(3)(vi).

The course also satisfies the radar standards of competence required by 46 CFR 11.309(a)(3), 11.317(a)(2), 11.319(a)(3), 11.321(a)(2); Sections A-II/1 and A-II/3 and Tables A-II/1 and A-II/3 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010, meeting the National Assessment Guidelines from:  NVIC 12-14  and NVIC 02-18 Tasks: 1.4A, 1.4B, 3.1, 3.2A, 3.2B, 3.3A, 3.4 and NVIC 13-14 Tasks: 1.8A, 1.8B


To schedule an examination, please contact Registration by emailing us here or call +1 508 992-4025 Mon-Fri 8am-5pm. 

Required Textbooks:

  • Navigational Rules and Regulations Handbook; United States Coast Guard  (provided as a course resource)
  • Radar and ARPA Manual; Bole, Wall, and Norris; Third edition
  • Radar Renewal NMI Workbook (provided as a course resource)

Required Navigation Tools:

  • Leaded Compass 6″ or 8″
  • Dividers 6 or 8″
  • 2 Triangles
  • One of the following; Parallel Rules OR Weems Roller Plotter
  • Blank Radar Transfer Plotting Sheets

PRICE: $775.00 USD

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