Chester County Night School

Marine Navigation

This course provides students the basics of coastal and inland navigation. It focuses on navigation that is done on recreational boats today and embraces GPS as a primary navigation tool while covering traditional techniques to apply if his/her GPS fails. Includes many in-class exercises, developing the student's skills through hands-on practice. Topics covered will include: Charts and their interpretation; navigation aids and how they point to safe water; plotting courses and determining direction and distance; mariner's compass and converting between true and magnetic; use of GPS, including typical GPS displays and information they provide. Price includes manual and plotting tools.

Dates:March 19 - April 30, 2019   
Number of Sessions:7
Meets:Tu : 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Peirce M.S.
Instructor:Nick Montalto, MLSPS

Notes:(no class: 5/1 and 5/15)

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