Learn to successfully navigate in coastal waters, changing tides, swift currents, and shallow waters.
This course is required to bareboat charter, obtain Advanced Cruising certifications, and attain the IYT International Certificate of Competency (ICC).
Part 1: Theory
Work at your own pace to complete our workbook and chart. Your materials include your workbook, chart, Bretton/Portland Plotter, and your certifications once you have submitted your course and demonstrated your skills to one of our instructional skippers. Fee: $200.00 + tax including Certifications
- Chart symbols, terms & abbreviations
- Sailing directions
- Tide and current tables
- Collision Regulations
- Radio Aids to marine navigation
- Navigation terminology
- Terms & characteristics used for lighted aids to navigation
- Significance of shapes, colours and lights used in the aids to the Navigation System
Part 2: Practical
1-day of instruction is required to obtain this certification. Students typically complete this course as part of their participation in a group or private course. If you are not taking a group or private course, but wish to obtain this certification during your booked charter, an Instructional Skipper can be arranged to join you on your first day of charter to complete the course. Speak to us about details and pricing.