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.