Ace Your 105, Coastal Navigation Written Sailing Exam

Essential coastal navigation knowledge for safely living the sailing cruising life

This is a comprehensive sailing course in coastal navigation, It is also a prep course for ASA 105 Coastal Navigation and a  prerequisite for 106,  It is packed with navigation learning and helpful for mastering seamanship.  It is  divided into 9 chapters – several with practice navigation practice problems and solutions, plus 7 appendices of supplemental content.  Additionally it is salted with the author’s hard-won tips and insights on how to remain safe and smart under sail.  .  .

What you’ll learn

  • Learn the navigational theory and best practices to safely navigate a sailing vessel in coastal or inland waters.
  • Safely plan and chart day-sail and multi-day courses, with consideration for winds, weather, tides, currents and other factors.
  • Gain new navigational skills, including quick and accurate dead reckoning plots, chart appreciation and value, use of navigation instruments, the US Aids to Navigation (ATON) system, Light lists, variation and deviation, transits and more.
  • Gain the knowledge and preparation to ACE your 105 sailing exam..
  • Demonstrate best practices and proper conventions to plot dead reckoning positions quickly and accurately.

Course Content

  • Chart Foundations –> 5 lectures • 1hr.
  • Reading Nautical Charts –> 3 lectures • 38min.
  • Dead Reckoning Navigation –> 2 lectures • 25min.
  • Bearings and Fixes –> 3 lectures • 30min.
  • Current & Leeway –> 2 lectures • 16min.
  • Tides & Tidal Currents –> 1 lecture • 17min.
  • Navigation in Fog –> 1 lecture • 13min.
  • Electronic Navigation –> 1 lecture • 21min.
  • Rules of the Road –> 1 lecture • 23min.
  • Supplemental Content –> 6 lectures • 38min.

Ace Your 105, Coastal Navigation Written Sailing Exam

Requirements

  • This is a stand-alone home-study course on navigation. You need no prior experience or sailing knowledge..
  • However if you are new to sailing, consider taking 101 or 1 03 for a solid grounding in sailing fundamentals.
  • You will need to purchase NOAA chart 1020-TR in order to use this course effectively. And have a few navigator’s tools..

This is a comprehensive sailing course in coastal navigation, It is also a prep course for ASA 105 Coastal Navigation and a  prerequisite for 106,  It is packed with navigation learning and helpful for mastering seamanship.  It is  divided into 9 chapters – several with practice navigation practice problems and solutions, plus 7 appendices of supplemental content.  Additionally it is salted with the author’s hard-won tips and insights on how to remain safe and smart under sail.  .  .

 

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