Celestial Navigation

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