Nothing beats being able to use a sextant to find your way at sea. Maybe you've made a three point fix from the Venus, Mars and Arcturus or found your latitude using Polaris. As you plot your position on the chart, you'll feel the magic of having used this ancient art form to find your way.
Give us two days and we will give you all the key concepts you need to get going with celestial navigation. By Sunday afternoon, you'll understand so much about how the Sun and earth interact, what we measure and why.
Too often this subject is taught in archaic language by instructors with limited understanding. On this course, you will be taught by instructors who navigate all year round using celestial navigation. They understand it so well they can teach you in plain English.
Time to master this subject!
"Before I could do it, sort of. After this course, I actually understood it. Fantastic"
Lucy, self-trained navigator
August 5-6 2017
Dawes Road Hub, 20 Dawes Road, London, SW6 7EN
September 23-24 2017
Arnol Fini Centre (or close by), Bristol
"I have been on RYA and German courses and this was easily the best course on celestial navigation I have attended."
Peter, German Yachtmaster
October 14-15 2017
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