Navigation for Paddlers and Boaters - Ongoing

Join SKILS for an online course focusing on how to read and use charts and maps, practical navigation techniques, navigating with a compass, and more!

Date

Ongoing

Organization

SKILS

Contact

T:
250-726-5119

Outline:

Join SKILS for an online course focused on navigation skills and knowledge for paddlers and boaters. 

This course focuses on how to read and use charts and maps, practical navigation techniques, advanced navigation techniques, collision regulations, navigating with a compass and electronic navigation. 

Learning topics for this course include: 

1. How to read and use a marine chart. 

2. Practical navigation techniques including basic piloting, effect of wind on speed, checkpoints, and more. 

3. Advanced practical navigation techniques including vectors and calculating the effects of currents on speed, rule of 60 and the small angle rule, and tools for judging distance. 

4. Collision Regulations. 

5. Navigating with a compass and electronic navigation. 

6. And much more... 

Prequisites:

There are no prerequisites for this course other than the desire to become more knowledgeable about navigation.

Course fee:

$7.99

How to register:

To register, please click "Register Now" below or email info@skils.ca

Once you have purchased your subscription you will have access to the online course for 365 days.