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Coastal Navigation

Learn to successfully navigate in coastal waters, changing tides, swift currents, and shallow waters.

Topics include: 

  • 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

Prerequisite: None.

This course is required in order to bareboat charter,  or to be completed prior to Advanced Sailing certifications, and attaining the IYT International Certificate of Competency (ICC).

If you do not have this certification and wish to bareboat charter, we can arrange for the course work to be sent to you in plenty of time for you to study, complete the work, and send it to us to mark in order for your certification to be completed before you arrive to charter the boat of your choice.

Work at your own pace through the comprehensive self study manual and chart work.

Your course materials include the coastal navigation manual, a chart, dividers, parallel ruler, and your certifications once you have submitted your  completed manual and chart work.

Cost: $200.00 + tax including Certifications

To add Coastal Navigation to a booked charter or to add a learning component to your first day of charter – contact us at info@nanaimoyachtcharters.com

Nanaimo Yacht Charters & Sailing School Ltd
1690 Stewart Ave Nanaimo BC BC Canada V9S 4E1
1-250-754-8601 / 1-877-754-8601 Start Price 1000 CAD
Nanaimo Yacht Charters & Sailing School Ltd
1690 Stewart Ave Nanaimo BC BC Canada V9S 4E1
1-250-754-8601 / 1-877-754-8601 info@nanaimoyachtcharters.com

Nanaimo Yacht Charters & Sailing School Ltd.
1690 Stewart Ave Nanaimo BC, Canada V9S 4E1
Email: info@nanaimoyachtcharters.com

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