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Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons offers a series of courses in boating knowledge that build from the basic courses required by law to what you’d want to know to cross the ocean. Our boating courses are available online or in-person. 

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Beyond the Basics - Boating 2 and 3
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Boating 3 – Introduction to Marine Navigation - ONLINE
with weekly meetings. See Details

Suggested Prerequisite Boating 2

Details Course material is available online 24/7. This is a cohort-based format with a specific start and end date. You will take this course with a specific group of fellow students. There will be an online meeting one evening per week to answer questions that students may have. You may also have one on one meetings with a local tutor to cover topics that are difficult to teach online.

This course continues the navigation theme set out in Beyond Boating Basics (B2) by focusing on navigation skills needed to measure, calculate and steer a course in open water without the benefit/assi... Read morestance of aids to navigation (e.g., buoys or land-based light stations) and electronic navigation devices (e.g., Chartplotter).  Sometimes referred to as “old school” navigation, skills taught include plotting and labelling using paper charts. These skills can prove invaluable to navigators when visibility is lost or electronic navigation aids fail. This course contains four practice cruises using a training chart to practice plotting and labelling skills. Other topics include; boaters' responsibilities, including environmental responsibilities, electrical hazards, and handling a boat under sail. Each topic covered includes a manual (e-copy), instructional video, quiz/exercise activity, and links to online supplementary resources. A final “multiple choice” exam is included.Read less

with weekly meetings. See Details

Start Date: Nov 2nd, 2022

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Contact: Robin Craig
(613) 000-0000

Address: OTTAWA, ON

Class Status: 14 Seats remaining

Additional Information

This course is being taught by instructors from the Rideau District with a wealth of boating experience. Student notes, videos, quizzes and additional resources will be available 24/7 on the interacti... Read moreve Moodle learning platform. We will meet online every Wednesday evening at 1900 via GoToMeeting to go over the week's topics and to explore related material.Read less

Pricing and Packages:

Boating 3 - Introduction to Marine Navigation - Online

Non-Member Price
180.00
Member Price
144.00

Boating 3 - Introduction to Marine Navigation-Virtual Classroom (2nd fam)

Non-Member Price
130.00
Member Price
104.00

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