Coastal Navigation COuRSE

$400 PER PERSON / includes all course materials

Students will be able to demonstrate the navigational theory required to safely navigate a sailing vessel in coastal or inland waters. This course includes online training plus one day of classroom presentation & testing. This course takes all variables in navigation into account. Multiple ways of establishing a fix, estimated position, and plotting a course, while taking into account set/drift/leeway are all covered. Chart reading/updating, useful publications to the navigator, and tide & current predictions are taught. Compass deviation, magnetic variation, GPS, and other electronic aids are used to create cohesion between paper and electronic navigation.