Near Shore Marine Navigation Level 1 (B4)

This is an online course.

Next Boating 4 will be online, starting March 18th and finishing up on May 6th.

This course is on Thursday nights from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. MST.

This course will increase your confidence by focusing on the manual navigation technique called Dead Reckoning followed by logbook protocols. This is followed by a review of fixed and floating aids and more detailed navigational techniques. Other chapters will increase your knowledge of environmental influences on the marine environment: Tides and Currents, Weather, and Wind and Waves. Still other chapters are devoted to specific procedures to follow when things go from bad to worse: skills for boating handling during adverse weather, managing emergencies, and coordinating rescue efforts with the Coast Guard. Finally, you must demonstrate your proficiency in tying various knots and splices. The exam includes an extensive quiz section and charting/cruise exercise testing you understanding all topics covered in the course.

Contact David Hill for more information.