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.
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