Course Descriptions—Junior Navigation

Junior Navigation Course Description


Junior Navigation is the first in a two-part program of study in offshore navigation, followed by the Navigation course.  It is designed as a practical "how to" course.  Subject matter includes:


· Precise time determination

· Use of the Nautical Almanac

· Taking sextant sights of the sun

· Reducing sights to establish lines of position

· Special charts and plotting sheets for offshore navigation

· Offshore navigational routines for recreational craft

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