Advantage Boating
2777 Cassels St. Ottawa, ON K2B 6N6
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Coastal Navigation


You will have the opportunity to apply the theory with many practical exercises that show you how to determine your position on a nautical chart and how to safely reach your intended destination. You will also learn how to take drift and leeway into account and how to use tide and current tables.


OPTIONS One evening per week for 10 weeks, over two weekends, or on-line.

FEE $360.00 + HST (includes all materials) - Classroom

FEE $170.00 + HST (includes all materials) - On-line at

OBJECTIVE To be able to demonstrate the navigational theory required to safely navigate a sailing cruiser in coastal or inland waters. The concepts are practically introduced in the Intermediate standard and practically tested in the Advanced standard. The standard is recommended to be completed prior to the Intermediate standard.


Coastal navigation Chart work.

CERTIFICATION AWARDED Sail Canada Coastal Navigation Standard.

NEXT STEPS Sail Canada Basic Cruising, Sail Canada Basic Powerboat, Sail Canada Intermediate Cruising, Celestial Navigation


Class Schedules:


OTTAWAWEEKNIGHTS 7:00 - 9:30 p.m., over 10 weeks.

Start Finish Code Location Status Add to Cart
January 28, 2015 March 25, 2015 COA5 Completed
Wednesday EveningsJanuary 27, 2016 March 30, 2016 COA1 Completed
Wednesday EveningsSeptember 21, 2016 November 23, 2016 COA2 Completed
Wednesday EveningsJanuary 25, 2017 March 29, 2017 COA1 Completed
Wednesday EveningsOctober 4, 2017 November 29, 2017 COA2 Completed
Tuesday EveningsJanuary 30 March 20 COA1 Completed
Tuesday EveningsOctober 2 November 20 COA2 In Progress
Tuesday EveningsJanuary 29, 2019 March 19, 2019 COA1 Limited spaces remaining
Tuesday EveningsOctober 1, 2019 November 19, 2019 COA2 Full


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