course on astro-navigation and worldwide meteorology including passage
planning, yacht and crew management.
It assumes a knowledge of all subjects covered in the other
include RYA material times
and dates to suit your requirement
Course syllabus includes:- The
Earth and the Celestial Sphere. The
PZX Triangle. The Sextant. Measurement of Time. Meridian
Altitudes. Sun Sights.
Planet Sights. Starsight
Planning. Star Sights. The Pole Star. Moon
Sights. Compass Checking.
Satellite Navigation Systems.
Great Circle Sailing. World
Meteorology and Tropical Revolving Storms.
are thirteen exercises and a final written examination paper.
Scientific calculators may be used even in the examination provided
it is programmed as part of the assessment