Coastal Navigation ASA 105 Certification
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 Coastal Navigation course teaches you basic navigation skills.
Our 15 hour course is taught over three days. The next ASA 105 Navigation course will be held on Sunday March 26th, 12 noon – 5 PM, Saturday April 1st, 12 noon – 5 PM and Sunday April 2nd, 12 noon- 5 PM.
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.
Use the above techniques to chart a course of at least 20 miles and 3 course changes.
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!
“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