Coastal Navigation for Sailors

Field trip: Coastal Navigation for Sailors Course

Coastal Navigation for Sailors - Fiddler's Green, Foss Harbor Marina

Coastal Navigation Day Sail

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 15.0 nm

The sail will be from 10am to 1pm.  Please arrive at the marina in plenty of time to park and walk to Gate #1 (just across from the marina office) a few minutes before to sail starts.

Call me from the gate and I will come let you in.  253.820.7655, call or text.

Feel free to bring food and water for during the sail.  I will hang out on the boat after the sail and you are welcome to stay if you have time.

Foss Harbor Marina, 821 Dock St, Tacoma.  There is street parking along Dock St west of the marina, or a pay lot between Foss Waterway Seaport and Rock the Dock.  Unfortunately, parking at the marina is by permit only.

On-the-water practice for skills learned in the classroom sessions.


Fiddler's Green, Foss Harbor Marina

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Day-sail gear:

  • Personal PFD (boat owners may have extras)
  • Non-marking or light soled shoes
  • Appropriate clothing for the expected weather conditions (it is always cooler on the water)! Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
  • Personal food and water
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