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Navigation Course

Croton Sailing School - Croton Municipal Building

Sunday, November 6, 2016
Croton Municipal Building 2 Elliott Way CrotonNY  10520
Sunday, November 6, 2016
Croton Municipal Building 2 Elliott Way CrotonNY  10520

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What's Included

Coastal Navigation Course -One Day No ASA certification Our next Coastal Navigation course is: Sunday November 6th, 12 noon – 5pm. Whether you’ve just completed Basic Hands-On Sailing or you have been sailing for years, you know how important it is to know where you are going. Our Navigation course teaches you basic coastal navigation skills. Topics include: Electronic Navigation: proper use of Global Positioning Satellites (GPS) Charts: learn to read US nautical charts and understand the symbols and conventions they contain Tide and Current Tables: use of tables to determine changes in sailing conditions and how to steer taking into account known current and leeway Use of compass, parallel rules and dividers. Plotting courses using speed, distance, and time. If you want a better understanding of navigation techniques and regulations, or would like to plot a sailing course to a new destination, this is the class for you! Cost: $185 includes text, charts, parallel rules, dividers.

About This Organizer

Whether you’re new to sailing, or a seasoned sailor that wants to hone their skills, we have a program that will get you sailing like you’ve never sailed before! Experience the dramatic views of the Palisades and the Hudson Highlands from Haverstraw Bay, the broadest point on the Hudson River. Our unique location offers wide open sailing for uncomplicated teaching with easy navigation and steady breezes throughout the sailing season.

The school is easy to access from southern New York State, northern New Jersey and Manhattan, by car or train. The Croton Sailing School’s season extends from April to November.

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Croton Municipal Building 2 Elliott Way CrotonNY  10520
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