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 recognized 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

  • 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.

Click here to edit teAshore Based Theory Portion - ISPA Coastal Navigation ashore theory portion can be studied with Sindbad School of Sailing 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. (20 hours of home study).

 SPRING/SUMMER/FALL 2016
ISPA COASTAL NAVIGATION - SEBA BEACH, SINDBAD SCHOOL OF SAILING LOCATION

ASHORE COMPONENT - COURSE DATES
- EVENINGS

 Course
 Dates 2018
 Location
 Price
 Time 
 Avail.
GMU-CN-02E
 June 3 - Sept 30
 295.0
 780-953 5174
 

Includes text books

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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 2018
 Location
 Price
 Time
 Avail
ISPA-CN-HS 
 June 3 - September 30
 Home
 180.00
 self paced
 
Includes All  Materials Text Workbook, Chart, Dividers and more

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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 
7 DAYS LIVE ABOARD WEST COAST - AFLOAT PRACTICAL COMPONENT
Can be taken any time after completing shore based component.

Course #
 Dates 2018
 Location
 Price
 Day 
 Avail
CS/CN-18-01W
 May 9 - May 15, 2018
 $1499.00
 Live aboard
 Done
CS/CN-18-02W 
 Cancelled
 $1499.00
 Live aboard
 Done
CF/CN-18-01W 
 to be announced
 $1499.00
 Live aboard
 
 CF/CN-18-01W
 to be announced
 $1499.0
 Live aboard
 

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

Spring or Fall Cruise & Learn  in Nanaimo 1 month prior departure or until berths last whichever comes first.

Book soon if you're planning to go to the coast this spring  or fall

To Register: Contact Paul Kantor @ 780 953-5174  Questions?  email [email protected]

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.

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