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Coastal Navigation 3-day workshop-requires registration
Monday June 5, 2023 @ 9:00 am - Wednesday June 7, 2023 @ 3:00 pm
Introduction to Coastal Navigation
Instructor: Mark Phillips, US Naval Officer (Retired)
This three-day workshop introduces the fundamentals of coastal navigation and teaches participants how to navigate small craft safely in coastal waters. It also provides a broad overview of types of Navigation at Sea. The workshop uses in-person and video instruction and a lot of hands-on work with charts and navigation tools.
The workshop is offered three times during the summer. Each session runs 9am-3pm for three consecutive days. There is a maximum of six students per session. The minimum age is 12. Families are encouraged to attend.
Note: this course does not provide for USCG or other certifications.
The tuition is $40 for MFS members or $60 for non-members.
The supplies are $70 and are yours to keep after the workshop. If two members of a household work together, only one set of supplies is needed. The supplies are:
- 7″ compass/dividers
- mechanical pencil/eraser
- parallel rules
- NOAA chart 1210TR – Block Island Sound
- June 5, 6 and 7 9am – 3 pm
- June 19, 20 and 21 9am – 3 pm
- July 24, 25 and 26 9am – 3 pm
If you have any questions, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call the Maine’s First Ship office at 207-433-4242.
Registration is required: https://mfship.org/workshop-coastal-navigation/