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Boat Handling Quick Guide CoverBasic Coastal Navigation


Today, electronics have radically changed navigation, but understanding the basics helps you gain confidence in your equipment and your own skills.

In this seminar, you will learn practical techniques to plan, navigate, and check your progress on the water. You will develop situational awareness skills using your eyes and navigation tools to quickly point to your position on a chart, and be able to use backup techniques when the electronics become suspect. This seminar will help captain and crew navigate safely and comfortably.

The student kit contains The Weekend Navigator textbook, a Seminar Notes booklet, and Maptech's Chart Navigator Training CD, which includes software and digital charts to gain familiarity with this new technology.

See the trifold brochure (1878KB, PDF) for more information.


Note: This seminar may not be available in all squadrons, since it is being replaced by the new seminar, Introduction to Navigation.


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