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344 Aquidneck Avenue / Middletown, RI 02842

Essential Navigation & Seamanship

Join Confident Captain/Ocean Pros for our 16 hour, 2-Day power boating course. Learn basic safety, navigation, boat handling, weather & more. Hands-on adventure and fun with a focus on safety and seamanship.
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Class details

Essential Navigation is a comprehensive introduction to navigation and safety awareness for novice through experienced boaters, both sail and power.

This course is highly informative, dynamic and has plenty opportunities for you to put your new found knowledge to work. You will find many interactive exercises to help reinforce the information and lots of chances to try out what you’ve learned.

This course is not mandatory but is highly recommended as a prerequisite to any course we offer!

Price: $235

Course Duration: 6 hours

Schedule: Online Anytime

Location: 344 Aquidneck Avenue / Middletown, RI 02842

Available Course Dates

Online Anytime

Course Content

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

You will receive a course pack, which includes a chart, plotter, dividers, course handbook, exercises and an electronic chart plotter CD. Your user name and password will be included.

This online course will take around six hours, but the beauty of it is that you can work through it at your own speed, whenever and wherever you like.

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