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Offshore Navigation (Zoom)

Online Zoom

10 Oct 2023  to 12 Dec 2023 1900h - 2100h (Mountain); 1800h - 2000h (Pacific) - This course is sold out

Members $350 / Non-Members $400

Steve Colleaux,

Before you head offshore, make sure you have the skills needed for planning and independently conducting a safe voyage across vast bodies of water when immediate assistance is not available.

This online (Zoom) marine navigation course will help you develop confidence in your ability to sail safely and comfortably for long periods at sea. Consisting of nine, two-hour sessions, the ON course covers:

  • Trip planning and advanced preparation
  • Offshore navigational processes, tasks, and responsibilities
  • Charts and electronic equipment
  • Typical offshore weather patterns
  • Charts and GRIB overlays
  • Emergency navigation
  • Preparation for landfall and arrival

There will be an open book exam after completion of the course. The format is planning and executing a cruise; the passing grade is 80%.

The course is offered by the Calgary Chapter in conjunction with Canadian Power and Sail Squadron, instructor is Steve Colleaux, Calgary Education Watchkeeper.  All BCA members and friends of BCA welcome to register!

For More Information and to Register – Click Here

Please Note - this course is sold out


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