The Coastal Navigation standard is a prerequisite for the Intermediate Cruising course. Gain the required prerequisite sea time and experience needed for the Intermediate course during a 5 day sailing Navigation/Mileage Maker Course.
Learn “hands on” navigation during a Basic, Coastal Navigation, Intermediate, or Advanced Cruising course.
You’ll be able to:
- Safely navigate in coastal and inland waters including passages.
- Read and use Canadian Hydrographic charts including: Sailing Directions, Tides and Current Tables, Radio Aids to Marine Navigation, and more.
- Plot courses using available information, such as dead reckoning, local objects, GPS and compass.
- Use proper navigation terminology, for example: “line of position” and “speed made good”.
- Prepare passage plans.