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Basics of Navigating on the Water - Zoom-Only Portion

When:
Friday, June 04, 2021, 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM
Where:

Additional Info:
Contact(s):
Leland Young
Category:
Education Event
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee
No Fee

This is registration for the Zoom portion of the Basics of Navigating on the Water using a Map and Compass class.

Although the practical portion is limited to 10 participants, we wanted to make the classroom portion open to any and all who are interested.  Same Zoom meeting - same topics.

The Zoom login is: 
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89789620245?pwd=L0h5RGFoOFNzYTdDY0ZjdnZIL3Nkdz09


Topics will include:

  • How to read a map
  • How to read a compass
  • How to adjust for declination
  • How to determine your position using resection, modified resection, and terrain association
  • How to plot points on your map
  • How to use the wind and currents to your advantage
  • How and when to use attack points
  • How and when to use an offset
  • What a handrail is, and how and when to use it
  • What a backstop is, and how and when to use it
  • What terrain association is, and how to use it.
  • How to use navigation skills to help you plan your trip
  • How to print your own map