Boaters!

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IN ONE DAY

Keep Your Investment off the Rocks! Take your boating knowledge to a higher level with this hands-on practical course in navigation and piloting. Classes are small to ensure close personal attention.

Instructor will come to your home, office, or club.
Arrange a private class at a time and place that is convenient for you. Call for pricing.

Coastal Navigation Course
2013-2014

Course Topics Include:

  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Taking a position fix
  • Dead Reckoning
  • Loran
  • GPS and radar basics
  • Charting a course
  • Using plotting tools
  • Time, speed, and distance calculations
  • Fuel calculations
  • Using a compass
  • Marine time conversion and cruise
    planning

Coastal Radar Course
2013- 2014

Course Topics Include:

  • Safe and efficient use of small-craft radar for:
    • piloting
    • chart navigation
    • collision avoidance
  • Radar principles
  • Pratical matters of radar operation

After completion of the class, students will have a solid working knowledge of radar and an increased level of confidence when boating in restricted visibility

Course is taught by: A State-certifed instructor with many years of personal boating experience. All students will receive a certificate upon successful completion of this course.


2013-2014 Class Schedule
at
Acton Library ~ Old Saybrook

5:30 pm-8:30 pm

 

October 29th & November 5th

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December 3rd & 5th

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February 4th & 6th

 

Private Classes are also available throughout the year!

 

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