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US SAILING Coastal Navigation Certification Plotting Courses for Successful Voyages

Since time immemorial, sailors have used and refined the techniques of “Deductive Reckoning” navigation to find their way in limited visibility or when out of sight of land. In this 4-day, 28-hour classroom course, you will learn all the tools, methods and applications of these time-honored skills, and discover the freedom and confidence that mastering navigation brings.

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Description

Club Nautique’s Coastal Navigation course teaches you how to acurately deduce your position, plot courses taking into account set and drift and gives you the skills to make decisions based on tidal height and safe passage.

Topics Covered Include

  • Navigation Publications and Resources
  • Proper Use of Various Plotting Tools
  • Integrating Traditional and Electronic Navigation (Loran, GPS, RADAR)
  • Charting Conventions
  • Log-Keeping
  • Computing Range, Danger and Back Bearings

Format

  • Four days/ 28 hours
  • Offered several times each year

Tuition

$600 per person

Prerequisites

Basic navigation skills as taught in the Basic Keelboat and Basic Cruising courses (or equivalent skills)

Textbook

ConavBook

Coastal Navigation, US SAILING
Included in cost of class.

Price: $600

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