Basic Coastal Navigation Online Edition

Can’t attend our classroom Basic Coastal Navigation course? No problem. You can take the course ONLINE.

In partnership with coastalnavigation.com we were the first to offer coastal navigation in an online format in North America.  Advantage Boating has now been offering our online coastal navigation course for close to 20 years.  Coastalnavigation.com  is an easy-to-follow system of instruction for novice and veteran boaters. The program has proven successful for hundreds of graduates from around the globe.

As with our classroom course, the online edition fully prepares you for writing the Sail Canada exam and achieving the Sail Canada Basic Coastal Navigation Standard.

You will have the opportunity to apply the theory with many practical exercises that show you how to determine your position on a nautical chart and how to safely reach your intended destination. You will also learn how to take drift and leeway into account and how to use tide and current tables.

PREREQUISITE: None

FEE: $170.00 + HST (includes all learning materials but not exam) Register Today! 
PARTNER FEE: $100 + HST (fee applies to the second person only) Register Today!  

*A partner is a spouse, common-law partner or child of the person paying the full registration fee.  A partner must register at the same time, live a the same street address and have access to the same email address as the person paying the full registration fee.  Learning materials will be shared.

OBJECTIVE: To be able to demonstrate the navigational theory required to safely navigate a sailing cruiser in coastal or inland waters. The concepts are practically introduced in the Intermediate standard and practically tested in the Advanced standard. The standard is recommended to be completed prior to the Intermediate standard.

CERTIFICATION AWARDED: Sail Canada Basic Coastal Navigation Standard.

NEXT STEPS: Sail Canada Basic Cruising, Sail Canada Basic Powerboat, Sail Canada Intermediate Cruising, Sail Canada Intermediate Coastal NavigationCelestial Navigation

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