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.