Humber Bay Sailing Centre

Basic Coastal Navigation Standard

(Sail Canada)

Course fee: $450 + HST
Limit of 9 students per course

Offered Monday & Thursday evenings, 18:30 – 21:30 on:

This introductory course offers basic knowledge of navigation theory and is the initial course in a comprehensive set of courses offered by Sail Canada on vessel navigation. The curriculum covers the role of the navigator and introduces the publications, aids to navigation, tools and techniques that support planning and safe passage making. The student is exposed to basic plotting and position determination methods. This course covers information key to the effective use of electronics. Sail Canada exam may be written at the conclusion of the course. Parallel rules and dividers will be required for this course.

Sessions complement the material introduced in the Sail Canada Basic Cruising course. The Sail Canada Basic Coastal Navigation course is a prerequisite for the Sail Canada Intermediate Cruising course wherein these navigation concepts and skills will be applied. The Basic Coastal Navigation course prepares the candidates for the Sail Canada Intermediate Coastal Navigation course.

To register or for more information, contact education@hbsailing.com