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Piloting Course Registration

August 21 @ 19:00 - 21:00 EDT

$25.00 – $160.00
Boating classes and on the water education APPLY NOW

Piloting Starts August 21st at 7pm-9pm weekly on Wednesday nights.

This course uses the 4×15 plotter and dividers, which must be ordered separately. The Student Kit includes the Student Manual, the Plotting and Labeling Standards Learning Guide and instructions for downloading, installing and using OpenCPN, a marine navigation program that is state-of-the-art and in wide use by commercial and recreational boating enthusiasts.


Session 1             Chapter 1 Introduction to Navigation – with class exercises

Session 2             Chapter 2 Tools of Piloting – with class exercises

Session 3             Chapter 3 Plotting & Planning Techniques – through Bearings with class exercises

Session 4             Chapter 3 Plotting & Planning Techniques – Relative Bearings, Pre-planning Safe Paths to end with class exercises

Session 5             Chapter 4 On The Water – with class exercises

Session 6             Chapter 5 Beginning GPS Navigation –using GPS as a navigation tool

Session 7             Chapter 5 Beginning GPS Navigation -with class exercises, start cruise

Session 8             Chapter 6 Monitoring Progress – with class exercises, continue cruise

Session 9             Chapter 7 Manual Piloting – with class exercises, continue cruise

Session 10           Chapter 8 Review and hand out open book exam


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Boating Education PBPS


Pompano Beach Sail & Power Squadron
3701 NE 18th Terrace
Pompano Beach, FL 33064 United States
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(954) 782-7277