$385 Classroom session covers the navigation required for night sailing followed by an evening sail.
Hands-on practice including dead reckoning, position finding, interpreting running lights and applying the rules of the road.
For Mid-Range Cruising members interested in sailing at night or expanding their horizons beyond Boston Harbor.
|Prerequisite||Advanced Course or equivalent experience|
|Prepares you for||Mid-Range membership with nightsailing priviledges|
|CLASSROOM - NAVIGATION 5:30-6:30pm||SAILING 6:45 to 11:30pm|
LOPs and fixes
Light characteristics of aids to navigation
Running light requirements
Interpreting running lights on other vessels and applying the rules of the road
Low visibility navigation
Discuss clothing and personal equipment, hypothermia and seasickness
|Preparation of the boat for a cruise
Evaluating weather forecasts
Planning a sensible route with alternatives
Selecting and trimming sails for optimum comfort and speed
Night sailing techniques
Techniques for sailing in poor visibility
Applying the rules of the road
Discuss common problems and potential emergencies with appropriate responses
One Evening: This one evening course begins at 5:30pm with a one hour classroom session followed by an evening of night sailing and navigation. Class ends at 11:30pm.
Open Format: Choose the "Open" format if you would like to register now but choose the format and start date at a later time.