US POWERBOATING Celestial Passagemaking Certification The Power of Navigation Without Modern Technology
There is perhaps no more magical or romantic seamanship skill than the art and science of celestial navigation. Even in today's age of satellite navigation, there is no surer way of determining your ship's position at sea than with sextant and skill. Through this 4-day, 31-hour classroom course, you will join the ranks of the few great seaman throughout history who can truly navigate the Seven Seas.
Topics Covered Include
- Use of the Sextant (Sun, Moon and Star Sights)
- Adjusting/Correcting the Sextant
- Calculating Latitude and Longitude Through Sight Reductions
- Determining Distance-Off
- Plotting a running fix
- Four days/ 28 hours
- Offered several times each year
$545 per person
Coastal Navigation Certification (or equivalent skills)
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