Navigation Practice

Navigation Practice

A course for skippers who wish to improve their navigation using traditional and modern techniques.

Learn to plan for those tidal gates and navigating in restricted visibility and at night.

Course Content
Navigation practice
Tidal streams
Tidal heights
Passage planning
Night sailing
Sailing in restricted visibility
Clearing bearings
Back bearings
Depth contours
GPS and chart-plotter use

Join the boat on Friday evening meet your instructor and crew and finishing on Sunday evening

After your course
You will have more confidence in navigating your boat and being able to use electronic aids as an aid to navigation.

Duration 2 days
Max instructor ratio 4:1
Cost £250
Meals ashore and mooring fees, which are split between the students, are not included.

Available dates

Booking Form

Included on course
RYA accredited instructor, accommodation on board, gas, diesel, breakfast and lunch each day.
To enable you to fully enjoy the course, you will require wet weather gear; a sleeping bag and pillow will also be required. Refer to our comprehensive kit list

Wondering what to do next?
Why not continue the RYA qualifications and complete the RYA Coastal/Yachtmaster Theory
Already completed the Coastal/Yachtmaster Theory, have a look at our dates for the Coastal Skipper Practical course.
Have a taste for sailing and would like some more experience? Why not come milebuilding with us?
Fancy something a little faster? Why not come out racing or on a race training course?

RYA One Day Courses
RYA VHF Course
RYA First Aid
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance
RYA Sea Survival Course
Learn more about the One Day Courses we offer.

Learn more about our skipper and crew development courses.

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Earn Equinox Sea Miles for the nautical miles you sail with us and redeem them against further Equinox events.
Or perhaps purchase Equinox Sea Miles as a gift for a fellow sailor.