How to Use a Chart Seminar

 

How to Use a Chart

Whether you're planning a cruise, going fishing, or traveling to a local marina, knowing how to read and use nautical charts is essential to safe boating.  Charts include must-have information, including bottom contours, hazards, and aids to navigation, to help you travel safely. Each student receives a Student Guide for the seminar. An optional waterproof flip-fold Chart Symbols and On-the-Water Guide to take along on the boat with you is also available.  

What's included?

  • What charts show navigators above the water 
  • Chart fatures
  •  Chart scales
  •  What charts show navigators below the water
  • Aids to navigation 
  • Latitude and longitude
  • Planning your course
  • What's in your way
Using GPS

 

 

Skills

Chart reading and use

  

Time

Approximately 2 hours

Cost

Varies; members get a discount