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Coastal Navigation

$490 Our Coastal Navigation course presents all the fundamental skills of navigation, with emphasis on the techniques most useful to the cruising sailor.

The course meets at the BSC Riverboat from 6pm-8pm for 6 consecutive Tuesdays. Course fee includes the necessary charts, tools and textbook.

Location

Classroom only, held in the Riverboat

Prerequisite 

None!

Certification

ASA 105 Coastal Navigation

Materials

Parallel Rules, Dividers, Training Chart, Coastal Navigation textbook - all included in course fee! 

Topics will include

The magnetic compass, use of the nautical chart, dead reckoning, various methods of fixing position, tides and tide tables, navigating in current, selection of anchorages, and rules of the road.

Format

This course is six classroom sessions starting in January and March from 6:00-8:00pm.

2018 Program to be announced in September 2017


Questions? 

Contact the Boston Sailing Center office by phone 617-227-4198 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and an office manager would be happy to assist you. 

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