Introduction to Coastal Navigation

$395.00 AUD $357.50 AUD

Intro to Navigation – Online (commencing Sat 18th July)
Dates: Sat 18th/Sun 19th July and Sat 25th/Sun 26th July
AEST 09:00 – 12:00
Includes 2 x manuals.

**For Pantaenius Yacht Insurance customers the cost is $214.50 incl. GST and that price also includes 2 x manuals. If you are from Pantaenius, please register here for the discounted course.**

We’ve adapted our course to deliver on-line with an innovative approach to make each student feel they are receiving face to face training. Each course contains four (3 hourly) sessions held over four days (two per week).

*You will need the AUS252 Paper Chart and Navigation tools (rulers/dividers etc) – scroll down to view/add to your cart.

Intro to Navigation – Online – commencing Sat 18th July
Dates: Sat 18th/Sun 19th July and Sat 25th/Sun 26th July
AEST 09:00 – 12:00


Session 1: Where on Earth are we? And what does that mean? Time conversions, Speed Distance and Time, Learning all about the chart and chart corrections.

Session 2: Chart work, chart scale, latitude and longitude, plotting, position fixing (GPS, bearing and distance, direction).

Session 3: Understanding and applying Variation. Understanding and applying Deviation. Check your boat’s Deviation, converting True to Compass and Compass to True

Session 4: Finding your position without GPS: 3-bearing fix, deduced reckoning, (estimated position, set and drift etc, if time*)

Cost: $325+GST: includes 2 x manuals

*IMPORTANT NOTE 1: You will need to bring along the official AUS252 paper chart and a Navigation tool kit. If you’d like to purchase these from us, you can do so here.

The SisterShip Nav Kit contains: A Portland plotter, Brass dividers, Pencil compass, Soft pencils, Eraser, Sharpener, all kept safe and protected from damage in a handy pouch. (ONLY TWO POUCHES LEFT – TOOLS STILL AVAILABLE, POUCHES OUT OF STOCK SOON!)

*IMPORTANT NOTE 2: If you have attended the course previously, their are additions/updates. Please click here to print off the details.


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