Power boat

Advanced Piloting

You will learn advanced coastal navigation principles to enable you to know, at all times, where you are. The vessel's position can be determined by using landmarks and aids to navigation - allowing for current, leeway, tides and tidal currents.

Course Content:

Become familiar with charts; the compass; steering and timing a course; tides and tidal currents; effects of current and leeway; methods of determining position; Running Fixes; aids to navigation; electronic navigational aids, and the sextant.

Next Course
Recommended previous course:
"Seamanship" Course
13 Weeks
$140.00 – member
$177.00 – non-member
$85.00 – 2nd family member - member
$122.00 – 2nd family member - non-member
Course Kit:
Includes Student Notes; Homework Folder; Advanced Piloting Training Chart, Chart No. 1; D.O.T. Tides in Canadian Waters.
A minimum of four students are required.
Please contact our Squadron for details.
St. Patrick’s High School
2525 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa

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