OCSC Sailing School

Navigation II

Description / Overview | Course Schedule

OCSC Navigation II seminar/study hall

OCSC's "Navigation II" seminar/study hall

Navigation II is the second of a three-part navigation series offered to all OCSC members and students free-of-charge. This seminar builds on Navigation I and is the final necessary training for safe navigation on San Francisco Bay.

Topics Covered:

  • Proper use of plotting tools and which ones work the best
  • Taking bearings and establishing fixes
  • The best landmarks and buoys for bearings
  • Course planning
  • Speed/time distance calculations
  • Accounting for current on San Francisco Bay

Class Information

Cost:

  • Member/Student: Free
  • Retail: $25.00

# of students:

  • 12 maximum

Boat:

  • Classroom

Formats:

  • Three-Hour Seminar
    7-10 pm Tues
    10-1 pm Sat or
    2-5 pm Sat

Prerequisites:

Navigation I or equivalent experience


Good To Know:

  • This seminar is free for students enrolled in classes at OCSC and members. Reservations are required, so please call to reserve your space.
  • Plotting tools are loaned to you for this course, but to sail on San Francisco Bay you will need your own. After this course, you should feel more comfortable about purchasing dividers, hand bearing compass and a plotter.
  • We have a selection of the most useful tools in the Pro Shop, and our staff will be happy to advise you on your purchases.

Schedule

Availability


April 2017

Study Hall - Navigation II

  1. Sat, 29th 10:00am Day 1

May 2017

Study Hall - Navigation II

  1. Tue, 9th 7:00pm Day 1
  2. Sat, 27th 10:00am Day 1

June 2017

Study Hall - Navigation II

  1. Tue, 6th 7:00pm Day 1
  2. Sat, 24th 10:00am Day 1

July 2017

Study Hall - Navigation II

  1. Sat, 22nd 10:00am Day 1

August 2017

Study Hall - Navigation II

  1. Tue, 1st 7:00pm Day 1
  2. Sat, 19th 10:00am Day 1
  3. Tue, 29th 7:00pm Day 1

September 2017

Study Hall - Navigation II

  1. Sat, 16th 10:00am Day 1
  2. Tue, 26th 7:00pm Day 1

October 2017

Study Hall - Navigation II

  1. Sat, 14th 10:00am Day 1

November 2017

Study Hall - Navigation II

  1. Sat, 11th 10:00am Day 1
  2. Tue, 28th 7:00pm Day 1

December 2017

Study Hall - Navigation II

  1. Sat, 16th 10:00am Day 1