Piloting and Charting 1002

The Piloting and Charting course is three nights on navigation, covering the basics of coastal and inland navigation. This course focuses on traditional techniques so the student will be able to find his/her way even if their GPS fails. The course includes many in-class exercises, developing the student’s skills through hands-on practice and learning. Topics covered include but not limited to Charts and their interpretation , Navigation aids and how they point to safe water , Plotting courses and determining direction and distance , The mariner’s compass and converting between True and Magnetic , Pre-planning safe courses, The “Seaman’s Eye” – simple skills for checking that one is on course. 


Please bring parallel rulers and divider or other navigation plotting tools or they will be available for purchase for $45.00

 3/6/2018 to 3/20/2018
Meeting Time:
  Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  Hamden High School rm D109
  USCG Auxiliary Staff
$64.00 (Class Fee)
Discounts & Other Fees:
20% Senior Discount
Note: Class has been closed