Course Details

    When: Thur 28 July 1830 hrs – 2130 hrs, Fri 29 July 1830 hrs – 2130 hrs, Sun 31 0900 hrs – 1700 hrs.
    An entry level navigation course 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.

Syllabus

  • Chart information and symbols
  • Publications
  • Use of navigation instruments
  • Chart work
  • Variation deviation
  • Lights
  • Hazards
  • Taking and plotting fixes
  • Satellite navigation – GPS
  • Safety procedures

Duration: Thur 28 July 1830 hrs – 2130 hrs, Fri 29 July 1830 hrs – 2130 hrs, Sun 31 0900 hrs – 1700 hrs.

Cost: $470 per person

What to bring:

  • Plotter or plotter kit*
  • Dividers*
  • RYA Training chart 5*
  • Two soft 2B pencils
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Eraser
  • Notepad and pens

* Must be pre-ordered at least 2 weeks prior during booking. Contact the office if you require assitance.

Dates & Bookings

Other Courses

This course will enable a person to safely and confidently navigate the Australian Coastal Waters. If you are looking for on-water sailing training, take a look at our Keelboat Courses Start Crewing, Start Helming & Start Skippering.