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RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory Course (Astro Navigation)


This is a course in astro-navigation and worldwide meteorology which also reveals the mysteries of the sextant. It assumes a knowledge of all subjects covered in the other shorebased courses. Subjects covered include:

1. The earth and the celestial sphere
2. The PZX Triangle
3. The Sextant
4. Measurement of Time
5. Meridian Altitudes
6. Sun, Star and other sights
7. Compass Checking
8. Satellite Navigation Systems
9. Great Circle Sailing
10. Meteorology
11. Passage Planning
12. Passage Making
13. Communications

Courses run for 5 days
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Price £395.00

Next course dates available:-

Monday 10 December 2018 (Full) !

Monday 14 January 2019

Monday 25 February 2019

Monday 15 April 2019

Monday 20 May 2019

Monday 1 July 2019

Monday 12 August 2019

Monday 23 September 2019

Please call if you require course dates after these listed

( Accommodation available at a cost of £60 for the week) ! * Please see special offers page!!

Please call for more information.