Coastal Navigation Course

$429.00 Inc. GST


Location : Online


Start Date : 07 November 2021

End Date : 08 November 2021

Schedule Details :

Nov 6, 2021 – Nov 7, 2021 8:45 AM


Navigate like a Pro! Delivered in partnership with SisterShip Training, this AMSA recognized navigation bundle is a course designed in Australia for Australians looking to cruise along the coast. It covers Navigation techniques, Passage Planning, and Weather and Collision Regulation. *This course covers and can lead to the nationally recognized certification MARH013, (the Navigation unit of the Coxswains Grade I (near coastal) after the completion of the written and practical assessment. This can then lead to an AMSA-recognized qualification (with further assessment and appropriate sea time).

Course topics include:

  • Learning terminology and chart conventions
  • Where on Earth are we? And what does that mean?
  • Time conversions, Speed Distance and Time,
  • Learning all about the chart and chart corrections (notices to mariners)
  • Chart work, chart scale
  • Latitude and longitude, plotting
  • Position-fixing (GPS, bearing and distance, direction)
  • Understanding and applying Variation
  • Understanding and applying Deviation
  • Learn how to check your boat’s Deviation
  • Converting True to Compass and Compass to True
  • Finding your position without GPS: 3-bearing fix deduced reckoning, (estimated position, set and drift)
  • Passage Planning
  • Collision Regulations
  • Introduction to Weather
  • Understand chart reliability
  • Identify charts symbols, dangers, soundings, lights, etc
  • Understand and apply tidal and current information
  • Relative bearings, Transit bearings, Running Fix, Double the angle on the bow
  • Tides, Find the Depth
  • Under keel Clearance


  • None, a desire to learn and have fun.

Delivery Methods:

  • Classroom: 2 full days face-to-face with an instructor

  • Virtual: via Zoom. Same hours as Classroom. Material is Express Posted.

  • E-Learning: Self-paced with support. You have up to one year to complete the course.

Supporting Materials

What’s included in the course?”

1) Full-color Navigation Manual, with step-by-step instructions.

2) Q&A manual, for practice questions and answers that explain how each question is tackled.

What is not included?

  • Chart 252 – Whitsundays Group: We will use this chart as part of the course. You can purchase one through us for $45 including postage.

  • Navigation Equipment: You will need a plotter and divider for this course. You can also purchase that through us for $60, postage included.

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About Supplier

  • Supplier Name Ocean Boardroom
  • Supplier Description

    Ocean Boardroom was founded by Ivan B. Signorelli, a RYA Ocean Yachtmaster Instructor with years of experience teaching and countless miles under his belt. He founded this training centre under the ethos of providing quality up-to-date training that goes beyond just ticking boxes to provide our students with over-and-above skills and information that they can take back onboard and use right away. Our training is relevant and up to date with the latest information available in the industry. On some of our courses you will also leave with a comprehensive manual which is often not the case with other schools that don’t provide any take-home material for future reference.

    About Ivan
    - RYA Ocean Yachtmaster Instructor
    - Over 40K sea miles
    - 5 Sydney to Hobarts (2 as skipper and 1 as navigator)
    - Master 5 (under 24m) and Engineer Class 3
    - Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
    - Australian Sailing Safety & Sea Survival Instructor
    - ACMA Marine Radio Operator Trainer & Invigilator.

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$429.00 Inc. GST

$429.00 Inc. GST

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