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COASTAL NAVIGATION

Coastal Navigation Course  Boston Yacht Club - Satori Sailing - Sailing School and Private Charters in Marblehead - Boston Area

Coastal Navigation Fundamentals Winter Course

Know where you are with (or without) your electronic chartplotter!

Join fellow Marblehead sailors and boaters this March to practice traditional Coastal Navigation skills with the option of getting a US Sailing Certification.

Option 1 - Coastal Navigation Fundamentals (One Class Only)

This introductory three hour course will provide a practical, hands-on training for reading paper charts, basic chartwork, aids to navigation, planning a course to steer, estimating positions, taking fixes, reading tides tables, currents and more.

 

Open to beginners and experienced navigators looking for a refresher course!

Saturday, March 16th, 9:30am-12:30pm

 

Instructor: Valerio Marra from Satori Sailing, US Sailing Certified Instructor

 

Boston Yacht Club

1 Front St, Marblehead, MA 01945

 

Cost: $150* 

(Our booking platform charges a 6% service fee at checkout - please call us at 781-797-0433 to book over the phone to avoid any fees)

* Cost Includes US Sailing Coastal Nav Book and teaching chart (to be handed out on day of class)

 

Navigation Tools:  Students are responsible to bring their own navigation tools set OR we will have Weems & Plath sets available for purchase on the day of class for a cost of $60.

 

Coastal Navigation Course - U.S. Sailing and Boston Yacht Club - Satori Sailing - Sailing School and Private Charters in Marblehead - Boston Area
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Option 2 - Coastal Navigation Certification Class by US Sailing (4 Classes + Test)

Gain high competency in traditional navigation techniques with a US Sailing certification.

Building upon the March 16th class,  students will attend three more classes to build more competency and additional skills including plotting a Dead Reckoning (DR) course; a course corrected for leeway; determine a course to steer given the set and drift of a known current; a running fix and more.   One the final day students will  complete the US Sailing certification written test.

For additional details on skills gained during the certification click here.

 

Instructor: Valerio Marra from Satori Sailing, US Sailing Certified Instructor

 

Class 1: March 16th, 9:30am - 12:30pm, Boston YC

Class 2: March 19th, 6:30-8:30pm, ONLINE

Class 3: March 21st, 6:30-8:30pm, ONLINE

Class 4: Saturday, March 23rd, 10am-1pm, Boston YC

Class 5: Sunday, March 24th, 10am-1pm, Boston YC

 

Note: To pass the test, students will need to set aside 6-8 hours of home study between classes throughout the week.

 

Cost: $599*

(Our booking platform charges a 6% service/convenience fee at checkout - please call us at 781-797-0433 to book over the phone to avoid any fees)

* Cost Includes US Sailing Coastal Nav Book and teaching chart (to be handed out on day of class)

 

Navigation Tools:  Students are responsible to bring their own navigation tools set OR we will have Weems & Plath sets available for purchase on the day of class for a cost of $60.

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