Coastal Navigation Online Edition

Can’t attend our classroom Coastal Navigation course? No problem. You can take the course via the Internet.

As with our classroom course, the on-line edition fully prepares you for writing the Sail Canada exam and achieving the Sail Canada Coastal Navigation Standard.

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.


FEE: $260.00 + HST (includes all materials) Register Today!

PARTNER FEE: $185.00 + HST (fee applies to second person only) Register Today!

* A partner is a spouse, common-law partner, or child of the person paying the full registration fee. A partner must register at the same time, live at the same street address, and have access to the same email address as the person paying the full registration fee. A partner receives a copy of the nautical chart, but no plotting instruments.

OBJECTIVE: To be able to demonstrate the navigational theory required to safely navigate a sailing cruiser in coastal or inland waters. The concepts are practically introduced in the Intermediate standard and practically tested in the Advanced standard. The standard is recommended to be completed prior to the Intermediate standard.

CERTIFICATION AWARDED: Sail Canada Coastal Navigation Standard.

NEXT STEPS: Sail Canada Basic Cruising, Sail Canada Basic Powerboat, Sail Canada Intermediate Cruising, Celestial Navigation

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