Essential Navigation

This is a great course for young students who would like to learn about the basics of navigation. It is also great for inexperienced skippers or those who would like to refresh their navigational skills. It is a great (re)introduction to theory, navigation and safety awareness which makes a great compliment to the Helmsman course as well as other introductory sail and motor practical courses.

Previous Knowledge Required

Topics Covered
  • Rules of  the road, buoyage
  • Basic Meteorology
  • Charts, publications and passage planning
  • Navigation and passage planning
  • Anchoring
  • Engine checks

This course is generally run over four evening classes or two full days

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Course Info


10, 11 April 2017 09:00 - 17:00

29, 30 May, 1, 2 June 2017 16:00 - 20:00

9, 10, 11, 12 October 2017 16:00 - 20:00


16 Hours



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