Coastal Navigation is a pre-requisite course for the Intermediate level.
Coastal Navigation is the comprehensive program designed to develop navigation skills.
The course focuses on developing chart reading, course plotting and passage planning skills required to safely navigate a recreational vessel in coastal waters.
Upon completion of the course, you will receive the Sail Canada certificate.
License and certificates: PCOC, Basic Cruising Standard
Coastal Navigation includes:
You will have the opportunity to apply the theory with many practical exercises that show you how to determine your position on a nautical chart and how to safely reach your intended destination. You will also learn how to take drift and leeway into account and how to use tide and current tables.
Our classroom course also fully prepares you for writing the Sail Canada exam and achieving the Sail Canada Basic Coastal Navigation Standard.
Instructor: Jamie Gordon, Evaluator and Senior Sail Canada Instructor