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Celestial Navigation

Is your GPS fail safe? If you answered “no”  then this course is for you. This course focuses on the theory of celestial navigation required to safely navigate a vessel offshore. Topics include principles of celestial navigation, the methods used to determine your position utilizing celestial sightings and use of a sextant.

Sextant.

Sextant.

PREREQUISITE: Sail Canada Intermediate Coastal Navigation.

OPTIONS: One evening per week for 9 weeks (starting October) or as a home study course

FEE: $340.00 + HST (includes text and exam) – Classroom – Register Today!

FEE: $270.00 + HST (includes text and exam) – Home Study – Register Today!

OBJECTIVE: To be able to demonstrate the celestial navigation theory required to safely navigate a sailing cruiser on an offshore passage. The Standard is applied practically in the Offshore Cruising Standard.

CERTIFICATION AWARDED: Sail Canada Celestial Navigation Standard