Is your GPS fail safe? If you answered “no” to this question then this course is for you. You will learn the theory of celestial navigation required to safely navigate a vessel offshore. Topics include use of a sextant, principles of celestial navigation and the methods used to determine your position utilizing celestial sightings.
PREREQUISITE: Sail Canada Coastal Navigation.
OPTIONS: Wednesday evenings for 9 weeks starting January or Home Study.
FEE: $340.00 + HST (includes text and exam) – Classroom – Register Today!
FEE: $225.00 + 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