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Introduction to Navigation Seminar

Today, electronics have radically changed navigation, but understanding the basics helps you gain confidence in your equipment and your own skills.

In this two-hour seminar, you’ll learn practical techniques to plan, navigate, and check your progress on the water. You will learn to use navigation tools to quickly point to your position on a chart using free software. This seminar gives you a start on learning how to navigate safely.  

What's Included:

  • Understanding Nautical Charts

  • Waypoint Navigation Using a Chartplotter

  • Route planning using Chartplotter navigation software

  • Navigating underway

  • When things go wrong

  • After the seminar, we will email you a link to a "read-only" copy of the seminar PowerPoint slides.

The seminar will be presented by Andrew Whiteley, United States Power Squadron certified Boating Safety Instructor and Senior Navigator.  Andrew has sailed across the Atlantic ocean on his sailboat. 


When:  Wednesday, August 5th from 7 PM to 9 PM

Where: Zoom

Investment: $25. Registration is limited to the first 50 students.

To register, just enter your name, email, and Introduction to Navigation in the Message box below and click Save. We will reply to you.

Neptune Boating Club Member Benefit

Neptune members can attend for free if they do not need the student textbook and PowerPoint slides.  To do that, just register below and include your member number.

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