Event Name: Marine Navigation
Squadron: Richmond Sail & Power Squadron
Location: On Line
Start Date & Time: 2024-03-13 19:00:00
End Date & Time: 2024-03-02 19:00:00
Event Description: Marine Navigation focuses on navigation as it is done ,on recreational boats today embracing GPS & chartplotters as ,primary navigation tools. Traditional manual navigation ,techniques are taught as a backup. The course develops ,students' skills through hands-on practice. The course ,employes OpenCPN navigation software that include free ,charts and turns your PC into a chartplotter. OpenCPN runs ,on all platforms including Apple Macintosh, but not iPad ,(iOS). Eight on-line classes of two hours each are planed. ,A take-home practical exam completes the course. Classes are ,held weekly on Zoom starting March 13 to May 1st, 7:00 to ,9:00 PM. Contact: Jim Zeigler at 804-347-5237 or ,jim@jpzeigler.com.
EXCOM Member Point of Contact: James P. Zeigler, SN-CN
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