2-Day Marine Navigation Seminar
at The Strictly Sail Show
Presented by 3rd Coast Cruising - Chicago
Learn navigation skills you can take around the world and back.
Saturday January 17th & Sunday January 18th, 2015
Strictly Sail Show – McCormick Place, South Hall
9:30am to 4pm (1 hour mid-day break)
Have you dreamed of sailing in a tropical paradise but found the idea of navigating reefs and channels just too intimidating? Ever wondered how you would you navigate unfamiliar waters if your GPS failed? Take our 2-day Navigation Seminar and learn the essentials of navigating without a GPS and gain the confidence you need to sail in domestic waters, tropical destinations and just about anywhere in between.
Learn how to:
Read a chart and understand the corresponding symbols
Find a location using latitude and longitude
Find the distance between points
Find the True Compass heading and convert it to the Per Steering Compass using magnetic north and the deviation of your vessel
Convert Speed, Time and Distance to be able to calculate all three while at sea
Find a cross bearing fix and your exact location on a chart without a GPS
Understand the COLREGS and their meaning and how they apply to safety
Understanding "Right of Way"
Interpret different light schemes for different vessels to help determine various scenarios
Identify and use the safety equipment that should be on board your vessel
$259 (By Jan. 7th) or $500 (After Jan. 7th) Fee includes:
Navigation Tools and Materials ($75.00 value)
4- Day Strictly Sail Yacht Club and Show Pass ($58.00 value)
(*Excludes Trial Classes, Lake Crossing and Charter Trips.
May not be combined with other offers, discounts or deals.)
Sail with us in the Caribbean and become a member of our
Blue Water Magellan Club!
Test your new navigation skills on a 44’ Catamaran:
March 7th – March 14th 2015
Call 708.482.4300, email firstname.lastname@example.org or
stop by Booth #S1004 for more trip details.