DATE CHANGE FROM CATALOG TO 3/5 THURSDAYS AND LOCATION CHANGE TO BRUNSWICK HIGH SCHOOL
This course builds on the base developed in Marine Navigation, and includes practical use of additional electronic navigation systems and other advanced techniques for finding position. Among topics covered are finding position using bearings and angles; collision avoidance using GPS and radar; what to do when electronics fail; tides, currents and wind and their effect on piloting; and electronic navigation. Navigation tools, if needed may be purchased from the instructor. Prerequisite: Marine Navigation (Piloting) recommended, or a knowledge of basic navigation skills. Power Squadron members, call Merrymeeting for your discounted rate of $90. No other discount.