America’s Boating Club, Portsmouth, 2021/2022 Classes
7-9pm weekly at Portsmouth High School
Learn the essentials of safe coastal and inland navigation using GPS chart plotters, paper charts + other marine data. The Marine Navigation course teaches you to use OpenCPN electronic charts along with traditional paper dead reckoning techniques for planning and laying out safe routes, – then ensuring that you are on-course while underway.
Marine Navigation may be called Piloting on some pages of the websites
Follow-on: Plan coastal voyages using OpenCPN Chart Plotter software and internet-based tools.
Want to take a “road trip” on the water? Gain the confidence and practical skills needed to explore ports and coves for a weekend or months at a time. In Marine Navigation you are introduced to OpenCPN chart plotting software. In this course you USE OpenCPN to plan your voyage. These skills are transferrable to other Chart Plotters. Take Cruising and Cruise Planning and learn the skills to pre-explore a coastline you have never seen before.
Cost for either course is $170 and includes a year’s ABC membership.
Under 18 is $120. Already a member? the price is $100
Classes held at Portsmouth High School
Mask wearing will be required in class.
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