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Weekend Navigation Course

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Weekend Navigation Course is a comprehensive course designed for both experienced and novice powerboat and sailboat operators. The course is divided into two major parts designed to educate the boating enthusiast in skills required for a safe voyage on a variety of waters and boating conditions. This course can be taught as a whole or as separate modules. Topics include: Part I Navigation and piloting without electronics, Fundamental of waypoint navigation and tools of navigation. Part II is planning with GPS and paper charts/digital charts, avoiding danger, underway with GPS and paper/digital charts, double checking with instruments, eye of the mariner, using radar, tides/winds/currents and much more.
Age: 12 and above
Gender: Any
Upcoming Weekend Navigation Course Classes:
Start Date City District Available Seats  
No Weekend Navigation Course classes are currently scheduled on this site.

If there currently are no courses available or the courses listed above do not fit your schedule you can sign up to receive notifications when new Weekend Navigation Course classes are available.


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