This navigation course is designed to give you a firm foundation in practical navigation and seamanship. The course covers traditional skills such as buoyage, tides and passage planning as well as the latest in GPS and electronic systems. A course certificate is issued on successful completion.
This course can lead toward the RYA Day Skipper Theory certificate with a bridging course.
- Chart information and symbols
- Use of navigation instruments
- Chart work
- Variation deviation
- Taking and plotting fixes
- Tidal calculation
- Satellite navigation – GPS
16 hours, held over 6 evening sessions or two full days
Previous experience required