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Electronic Navigation

Electronic Navigation

Electronic Navigation Course Cover

Overwhelmed by all those functions on your GPS or chart plotter? Want to use your tablet or smartphone to help you navigate on your boat? Interested in using a desktop computer program to plan your cruise and then copy that information to your GPS? This course covers the topics you need and want to know.

What's included?

  • Navigating by establishing waypoints and routes
  • Running the planned courses
  • Electronic charting software for the desktop computer
  • Tablet and smartphone apps that provide the electronic navigation function at the helm
  • Hands-on exercises on a PC that simulates GPS function
  • Using charting software and a chart plotter emulator
  • Overview of the Automatic Identification System (AIS)
 

 

Skills

Electronic navigation skills to help you boat with confidence)

 

Time

10 weeks

Cost

Varies; members get a discount)