Boating 4 Near Shore Marine Navigation Level 1 - CLASSROOM

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Boating 4 Near Shore Marine Navigation Level 1 - CLASSROOM

Suggested Prerequisite Boating 3 Introduction to Marine Navigation

Details Students will meet in a classroom 1 evening per week for the duration of the course. Course length varies depending on the course from 5 evenings to 12 evenings. Printed or Ebook course material will be distributed to the students either on the first night or prior to the start of the course.

Do you know what to do if a boat on fire calls you for help? Can you deal with emergencies on your own boat? Build your confidence on the water, and make your boating a safe and fun experience, by taking this CPS-ECP Course. You will learn how to cope with these situations, as well as many other aspects of boating, such as relative bearings, knots and splicing, medical emergencies, coping with adverse weather, and much more. This course was formerly called Seamanship.Note:For optimal ePub readability we recommend PC and Android users download the free ePub reader application calledCalibre. For Apple and Mac users we recommend using the freeBooksapp the comes standard on Mac OS.


Additional Information

This classroom format features hands-on practice with ropes and knots, aka "Marlinspike".

Start Date: Oct 5th, 2022

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: Education Centre

Address: The Military Museums (TMM)
4520 Crowchild Trail SW

Contact: Pat Wickel
(403) 560-2075

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Additional Information

This class will take place in a classroom; however, for those who are unable to attend in person we will livestream the class, and as well will record for access by all the students registered in this class. Materials will be available for pickup prior to the class in Nanaimo area, or will be provided at the first class. For those not planning to attend in person the materials will be mailed, however you need to register at least two weeks prior to the class to be sure you get the materials. Our Small Print: No refunds will be given out once the course materials have been sent out. No refunds shall be made without the approval of the Squadron Education Officer, which will be determined on a case-by-case basis but in general will consist of the registration fee less the cost of the materials ordered for the course. The registration fee is not transferable to any other squadron.

Start Date: Sep 20th, 2022

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: Upstairs

Address: Nanaimo Yacht Club
400 Newcastle Avenue

Contact: Roger Gibb
(604) 209-7649

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