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"Mapping for Treasure" - Coastal Navigation Course - WaterFlow

"Mapping for Treasure" - Coastal Navigation Course

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Mapping for treasure costal navigation courses

Let's be honest, we all have a bearing desire to explore for buried treasure. In reality there isn't a huge red cross to show us where to dig, let us help you discover where you are in relation to map you have. Building a greal used of maps and charts enables us to make a safe plan when out on the water.

Do you want to learn how to plove a trip? Have no idea about direction or where North is? Maybe you have an excursion our sights and need a little extra help planning the trip? Whether you are paddling or boating the "Mapping or a Treasure " course is for you!

Our aim of this 4 evening course is tointroduce the navigational skills necessary to safely plan and navigate on a day or multi-day paddling or boating trip:

  • Determine which nautical chart and topographic map you need for your upcoming trip
  • Orientation of your position on a chart or map
  • Understand common keys, legends, symbols and features on a chart
  • Use a compass to take a bearing
  • Find out the tide heights and times at a specific location
  • Established when is a good time to transit a channel with currents and weather
  • Recording and interpreting local marine weather forecasts
  • Trip planning and execution


DETAILS:

Duration: 8 hours of classroom environment (2 hours, 4 nights per week lasting for 2 weeks)
Location: The Old Mill Boat House, Port Moody
Equipment: All related equipment is provided.

Registration: Please contact the course director at courses@waterflow.ca if you have any questions regarding registration. (Note: priority will be given on a first-come first-served basis.)

Course Dates: Choose date in drop down menu

PREREQUISITES:

No previously experience required.

If you have any questions or concerns that were not addressed on this page, please don’t hesitate to contact our Course Director at courses@waterflow.ca

PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE HAS A MINUMUM PARTICIPANT REQUIREMENT. YOU WILL BE INFORMED TO ANY COURSE CHANGES OR CANCELATIONS. Thank you in advance for your co-operation.


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