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This course requires Navigation I
Even in the age of electronics and global communication, Celestial navigation remains one of the most fundamentally useful and respected skills a sailor can possess. This course is taught by Doug MacPherson who originally learned it as a deck officer in the United States Navy. This course is designed to teach members to find their position anywhere on the globe using only Polaris and the Sun.
On the first evening, students will work through determining their location using sights taken from Polaris. On the following day, after calculating Local Apparent Noon, the class will again determine their locations by taking ‘sights’ on the sun.
Successful completion prepares you to:
Friday evening from 7pm-10pm followed by Saturday from 9am-5pm. Both days will have a combination of classroom time and practice in the field.
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