Marine Coastal Navigation - Seattle - 2014

Sailing Course

Marine Coastal Navigation

Marine Navigation

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Place: Seattle Program Center, Cascade Room  Time: 6:30 pm

Course will consist of one classroom session plus one on the water day sail.      Dates for sails will be determined at the class.

Become comfortable navigating a sailboat on the Salish Sea (Puget Sound) for a day sail or overnight cruise. This course will build on the navigation skills learned in the Mountaineer's Basic Crewing Class.

After completing the course, you will have learned:

    Tools of the Trade - paper charts, compass, difference between true and magnetic north, plotting aids
    Dead Reckoning - using speed, time traveled and distance traveled to plan a route;
    Piloting - Using known landmarks, chart information and currents to determine and track your position;

If the course is full, please join the waiting list as we could add additional dates in the future.

Course Requirements
Course Activity Date Availability Leader
Lecture 1
Seattle Program Center
Wed, Sep 11, 2019
Registration closed Sep 9
9 participants
Lecture 2
Seattle Program Center
Fri, Sep 13, 2019
Registration closed Sep 11
9 participants
Course Materials

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