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Near Shore Navigation 1

In Advanced Courses by Kristen

Formerly known as Seamanship Suggested Prerequisite: Boating 3: Introduction to Marine Navigation Course Description: Do you know what to do if a boat on fire calls you for help?  Can you deal with emergencies on your own boat?  Build your confidence on the water, and make your boating a safe and fun experience, by taking the CPS Seamanship Course.   …

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Near Shore Navigation 2

In Advanced Courses by Kristen

Formerly known as Advanced Piloting Suggested Prerequisite: Boating 4: Near Shore Navigation 1 Course Description: Knowledge of the basics of navigation and planning cruises on a maritime chart is just the start.  Expand that knowledge by using a variety of electronic devices to chart your course and enable you to plan your course under tidal, current and windy conditions.  By learning …

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Off Shore Navigation 1

In Advanced Courses by Kristen

Formerly known as Junior Navigator Suggested Prerequisite: Boating 5: Near Shore Navigation 2 Course Description: When the GPS ceases to work, be guided by the sun. This is the first of a two-course program of Offshore Navigation for the recreational boater. Learn to use a marine sextant to derive lines of position and a running fix from sights on the …

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Off Shore Marine Navigation 2

In Advanced Courses by Kristen

Formerly known as Global Navigation Suggested Prerequisite: Boating 6: Off Shore Marine Navigation 1 Course Description: Use the stars to find your way. This is the second of a two-course program of Offshore Navigation program for the recreational boater. It introduces the navigator to route planning for going offshore, may the voyage be long or short.  While overshadowed by the …