Lake Superior Coastal Navigation: Traditional and Electronic Methods
Get yourself oriented to the 'rules of the road' and learn the basic navigational skills needed for safe boating on coastal waters from certified U.S. Coast Guard instructor Ted Gephart. This class is an introduction to the basic techniques of traditional coastal navigation. It is a good balance of the basic skills and the awareness of the bigger and more complex picture of being on the waters of Lake Superior. We will use paper charts, traditional paper chart tools and a variety of electronic navigation tools. The end result being a good place to start studying and practicing and some idea how to integrate new electronic devices and traditional methods of navigation.
You will need the following tools for this class:
All required tools/materials are provided by your instructor and North House and will be available once the course begins.
Once registered, students will receive a confirmation packet in the mail that may offer additional optional tool recommendations and suggested reading.