ISPA Coastal Navigation

 

ISPA Coastal Navigation Certificate - Shore Based and On the Water Practicals

 
International Certificate of Competency ISPA Coastal Navigation Certificate - Course Details

  This Ashore based certificate is recoginized as a leader its it's field, this coastal navigation book provides the basis of a comprehensive coastal navigation shore based course for coastal cruising.  It may be completed on its own or as the third level of study in our complete program and must be completed prior to Coastal Skipper Certification.

The holder is certified competent to navigate a cruising vessel safely, in coastal/tidal waters, within 25 miles of safe harbor, by day, using charts, a hand bearing compass, GPS and navigational aids. A comprehensive coastal navigation course for coastal cruising sail or power boater. Advanced Coastal Navigation teaches the easiest and more accurate art of navigation.  A must for the Coastal Skipper. This course comes complete with Workbook, Chart, Dividers, and more

  • Use of tide and current tables
  • Methods of determining your position
  • Dead reckoning
  • Set and drift calculations
  • The Buoyage Systems and more
Coastal Navigation is used by sailors, kayakers, power boaters or anyone who spends time on the water. You will learn about equipment, charts and symbols, dead reckoning, plotting a course and aids to navigation, sailing in tidal waters, and navigating through challenging passes. All printed materials are supplied.

Prerequisites:  No navigation knowledge required.  Preferably ISPA Day Skipper Intermediate Sail , or some on the water experience.

Ashore Based Theory Portion - ISPA Coastal Navigation ashore theory portion can be studied in classroom at Grant MacEwan University Edmonton where our experienced instructor can answer all your questions and provide guidance or by self paced home study correspondence. Students become better prepared for Afloat Practical Portion which bring added safety and confidence on the water in the sailboat environment. Order text when registering for this course. (approx 20 hours of home study).

 SPRING/SUMMER/FALL 2016
ISPA COASTAL NAVIGATION - GRANT MACEWAN UNIVERSITY

ASHORE COMPONENT - COURSE DATES
- EVENINGS
 Course# Dates  Location Day
Time
 PriceAvailablilty
GMU-CN-02E

Sep 02, 09, 16 & 23, 2015 

Grant MacEwan
University Edmonton

Rm 8-207

 Wednesdays7:00-9:00 pm

 $295.00 Includes Workbook

 
For More Course Details See Edmonton Ashore Course Or See Home Study Correspondence Option Below

SPRING/SUMMER/FALL 2016
ISPA COASTAL NAVIGATION HOME STUDY
ASHORE COMPONENT - HOME STUDY CORRESPONDENCE
 Course# Dates  Location Day
 PriceAvailablilty
ISPA-CN-HS

 Home Study
 Correspondence Course

Self Study-Includes All  Materials
Text Workbook, Chart, Dividers and more
 Self paced  180.00

About Afloat Practical Portion: Choose an afloat course date that is right for you.  Obtain on the water competency in all of the Coastal Navigation performance objectives to earn your ISPA Coastal Navigation Certification. Coastal Navigation afloat practical is usually combined with Coastal Skipper Advanced Sail practical component. You may also want to consider obtaining your VHF Certificate in preparation for afloat practical.  

Location Afloat Practical Component:  West Coast Cruise & Learns

Course Dates Afloat Practical:

  SPRING/SUMMER/FALL 2016
7 DAYS LIVE ABOARD WEST COAST - AFLOAT PRACTICAL COMPONENT
Can be taken any time after completing shore based component.
 Course# Dates  Location Day
 PriceAvailablilty
 CS/CN-12-01W April 22 - Apr 29, 2016 Nanaimo BC Live Aboard
 1499.00
CS/CN-12-02W Apr 30 - May 07, 2016 Nanaimo BC Live Aboard
 1499.00
 CS/CN-12-21W October 07 - 14, 2016 Nanaimo BC Live Aboard  1499.00
CS/CN-12-22W
 October 15- 22, 2016 Nanaimo BC Live Aboard
 1499.00

Advance Reservation and Deposit Required to Reserve Your Date and Order & Review Texts - Advance Study Required
 For West Coast Cruises Max 5 Students Per Boat.
Airfare, Texts, Logbook, Applicable Taxes Not Included.
Courses Must Be Paid in Full Prior to Course Date.
Rates include cost of Sailboat, Instructor, Meals, Personal Floatation Device & Foul Weather Gear (if Required) and transportation from Airport to Marina & Vice Versa
 
Deadline to Register SpringCoast Cruise & Learn  in Nanaimo April 15, 2016 or until berths last whichever comes first.
Book now if you're planning to go to the coast
this spring 

To Register: Obtain a Registration Form on the top right side of this page.  Questions?  Contact Us

For those who have obtained their Coastal Skipper Certifications by completing their certificate programs for Coastal Navigation & Coastal Skipper on our West Coast Cruise & Learns the next step is Skipper Excursions on Lake Wabamun & West Coast Flotillas for skippers who want more on the water experience in coastal/tidal waters and want to charter for the first time and for those who just want to join us for the experience and the fun.
 
 

 For those who have completed their certificate programs for Coastal NavigationCoastal Skipper on our West Coast Cruise & Learns The next step is Slipper Excursions on Lake Wabamun & West Coast Flotillas for skippers who want more on the water experience in coastal/tidal waters and want to charter for the first time and for those who just want to join us for the experience and the fun

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