Advantage Boating
2777 Cassels St. Ottawa, ON K2B 6N6
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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 10 weeks or Home Study.

FEE $340.00 + HST (includes text and exam) - Classroom


Celestial navigation Sextant.

FEE $225.00 + HST (includes text and exam) - Home Study

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


Class Schedules:


OTTAWAWEEKNIGHTS 7:00 - 9:30 p.m., at Britannia Yacht Club.

Start Finish Code Location Status Add to Cart
January 28, 2015 March 25, 2015 CEL3 Class Completed
Wednesday EveningsJanuary 27, 2016 March 23, 2016 CEL1 Completed
Wednesday EveningsJanuary 25, 2017 March 22, 2017 CEL1 Completed
Wednesday EveningsJanuary 24 March 21 CEL1 Completed
Wednesday EveningsJanuary 23, 2019 March 20, 2019 CEL1 Limited spaces remaining