Great online introduction to navigation for all boaters
This highly informative course works well with on-the-water training such as Keelboat Levels 1 to 3, Powerboat Level 2, Competent Crew and Helmsman courses. It's a great starter course for anyone who goes to sea.
It takes roughly 6 hours to complete the modules but you can work through them at your own pace. It's also a relaxed way to make a start on the winter Day Skipper theory topics and provides a useful refresher too.
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Course Topics include
- Charts and Publications
- Engine checks
- Tidal awareness
- Visual and electronic navigation
- Rules of the road
- Weather forecasts
- Passage planning
You get a FREE set of dividers and a plotter with this starter course pack! You can email or call John, our award-winning Yachtmaster Instructor, for guidance and advice during the course but so far none of our clients have experienced any difficulties with this fantastic online course.
"The course was brilliant - really well put together so enabled maximum understanding and learning. Thank you so much. It has definitely wetted my appetite!!!" - Karen
"I found the course very interesting, it's very well put together and accessible. I'd like to practise and explore the navigation skills more. It has really whetted my appetite for getting out there and doing some practical sailing." - Jason
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"I enjoyed the course a lot and thought it was very worthwhile." - Richard
"The chartwork exercise was really useful - and John made it good fun too." - Jill
"This was an excellent course. John was a brilliant tutor, explaining things very clearly. Can't wait to put it into practice!" - Tony
"Can't fault this course - or the teacher! Really well put together and accessible. John made navigation skills fascinating and it's really whetted my appetite for getting out there and applying it on the water." - Meg