Designed to help you develop your basic coastal navigation and piloting skills the course will start with a brief review of Coastal Navigation 1 before moving on to new course topics including current navigation (tides and tidal current calculation); set and drift, and the ability to offset their effect on your vessel. The last evening will focus on GPS, GPS chart plotters, creating waypoints and routes. Students are welcome to bring their own GPS units.
Class size: Min 6 – Max 18 students.
TEXT & MATERIALS*: Basic Coastal Navigation, 2nd Edition, Chart 18746, Chart TR1210 and plotting tools
* Text & materials not included in course fee