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Old 07-10-2014, 00:54   #1
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Need some help with navigation

Young bloke in Sydney Australia looking to set sail for warmer winds and island palms in July next year. Need some urgent nav tuition. I don't have a huge budget as I'm putting it all into the boat. But any help would be greatly appreciated.


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Old 07-10-2014, 01:03   #2
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Re: Need some help with navigation

There are a number of courses you can do in Sydney. Eastsail runs one at Rushcutters Bay.
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Old 07-10-2014, 01:10   #3
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Re: Need some help with navigation

Yeah they are just pricey. I know a good chunk but just need some final pointers. Trying to put the funds into getting the boat ready with the right safety gear


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Let me google that for you
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Old 07-10-2014, 08:45   #5
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How do you do that?
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Stu,

lmgtfy.com (let me Google that for you), then copy over the URL they serve up.
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Re: Need some help with navigation

The Volunteer Marine Rescue service conducts low cost courses, including navigation. For your purposes these would be ideal.

Not all branches conduct these courses, so depending on your location you may have to travel to one. Central Coast is one that does.

Although not specifically on navigation, another excellent and inexpensive resource is the book "How to Read a Nautical Chart" by Nigel Calder. It covers a lot more than the title would imply.
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The first hit on denverdOnís search, Advanced navigation courses - sailing schools Greece and the Greek islands , is an excellent free resource.
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Sailtrain: Navigation and Chart work,
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