Coastal Navigation Course
Now You’re Ready to Chart Your Course with Navigation!
Our next Coastal Navigation course is: Sunday November 5th, 12 noon – 5pm. Whether you’ve just completed Basic Hands-On Sailing or you have been sailing for years, you know how important it is to know where you are going. Our Navigation course teaches you basic coastal navigation skills. Topics include:
Electronic Navigation: proper use of Global Positioning Satellites (GPS)
Charts: learn to read US nautical charts and understand the symbols and conventions they contain
Tide and Current Tables: use of tables to determine changes in sailing conditions and how to steer taking into account known current and leeway
Use of compass, parallel rules and dividers.
Plotting courses using speed, distance, and time.
If you want a better understanding of navigation techniques and regulations, or would like to plot a sailing course to a new destination, this is the class for you!
Cost: $185 includes text, charts, parallel rules, dividers.
Next course date: November 5th, 12PM – 5PM (One Day Course).
Coastal Navigation ASA 105 Certification
Our 15 hour course is taught over three days. Next ASA 105 Navigation course is Sunday November 5th, 12 noon – 5 PM, Saturday November 11th, 12 noon – 5 PM and Sunday November 12th, 12 noon- 5 PM.
Use the above techniques to chart a course of at least 20 miles and 3 course changes.
“We are glad we took your navigation course as last week we sat in fog with no land in site. It’s the first time that happened – a real trip! Thanks for helping us find our way back.” Dean Metz, Manhattan, New York