Darwin Sailing Club
Essential Navigation and Seamanship

Essential Navigation and Seamanship

An introduction to navigation and safety awareness

PREREQUISITE: None

DATES: 2017 dates coming soon

COST: Member $450   Non Member $495

Course details

This Royal Yachting Association (UK) accredited course offers a great introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new or inexperienced skippers and crew, and those wanting to refresh their skills. In fact it's for anyone interested in sailing, motor boating, sea angling or diving, and works well in complementing our on-the-water training.

It's a highly informative theory course with lots of opportunities for you to put your new found knowledge into practice. You will find many interactive exercises to help reinforce the information and lots of chances to try out what you've learned.

I will learn about…..

  • Charts and publications
  • Safety
  • Engine checks
  • Buoyage
  • Tidal awareness
  • Visual and electronic navigation
  • Pilotage
  • Rules of the road
  • Anchoring
  • Weather forecasts
  • Passage planning

Essential Navigation and Seamanship

Essential Navigation and Seamanship

Essential Navigation and Seamanship


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Darwin Port
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