$166.50 – $185

Coastal Navigation, Piloting, Seamanship and Safety Afloat

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Lowell's Boat Shop

459 Main Street

Amesbury, MA 01913

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WHEN: Wednesday, July 17 and Thursday, July 18 6-8PM

During this workshop, students will gain a better understanding of the art of safely navigating a vessel along the coast and general, good seamanship. Classroom exercises will give the participants hands on knowledge and practice. It is suggested that students obtain dividers and two navigation triangles prior to the beginning of class.

Topics to be addressed include:

Planning and executing a route for safe passage

Chart reading

Introduction to electronic charts

Weather

Current set and drift

Nautical rules of the road

Introduction to the use of basic plotting tools

Use of speed, time, and distance formula

Understanding true and apparent wind by vector solution

Compass deviation and variation

Bow and beam bearings


Instructor:

Captain George Grimes

Master, Unlimited, Upon Oceans

Master, Towing Vessels, Unlimited, Upon Oceans

Master, Sail Auxiliary Vessels up to 100 tons

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Lowell's Boat Shop

459 Main Street

Amesbury, MA 01913

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