LOWRANCE HDS I Online Training Course - SafeLearn


Course Description
Become an expert user with Lowrance HDS Gen 3, one of the most commonly used fishfinders and chartplotter devices, by enrolling in this course. There was a time when the thought of observing the fish below your boat seemed impossible. Nowadays, the use of Sonar technology made this more than possible. Lowrance takes this concept even further by providing a sophisticated interface and operating tools to accompany the sonar technology, making it easier for the user to interact with the device. This online course equips you with the knowledge to use this device in full confidence.
Course Modules
Module 1: Make Sail
Module 2: Charts and Routes
Module 3: Navigating with Instruments
Module 4: Network Sharing
Module 5: Meteo Information
Module 6: Alarms
Module 7: Special Features
Module 8: Chart Providers and Updates
Course Objectives
This course teaches you how to use the Lowrance HDS Gen 3 for yacht navigation and fish finding.
Suitable For
Individuals who want to become professional sailors.
Learning Outcomes
Module 1: Will introduce you to the basic operations of this Chartplotter.
Module 2: Familiarises you with the „Chart application“, route planning and overlaying other applications on the chart panel.
Module 3: Will improve your navigational skills and handling of the yacht‘s instruments.
Module 4: Will improve your navigational skills and handling of the yacht‘s instruments.
Module 5: Describes the use of weather applications and meteorological applications.
Module 6: Provides information about all types of alarms and their configuration to ensure safety onboard.
Module 7: Explains how to take advantage of the special features of your system and how to entertain yourself while sailing.
Module 8: Shows what each chart provider is offering and how to install, as well as update the charts on your system.
A general understanding of yachts and yacht navigation is recommended, but no navigational experience is needed.
  • Course Access: 7 days/3 months/6 months
  • Timeframe:  Approx. 2h 50min
  • Language: English
  • Certificate: No
  • Strong Authentication: No
  • Daily test attempts: 2
  • Min % of progress to access TestMe: 80%
  • Min % of passing the TestMe: 70%
  • Total test time: 60min
  • Price excl. VAT: From 39,99 €
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