Advanced Piloting

Start Date: January 10, 2012
Schedule: Tuesday’s 7:00-9:00 PM for 10 weeks
Cost: USPS members – $50.00; non members – $75.00
Fees cover class material (all instruction donated by HSPS)
Location: Indianapolis Sailing Club
11325 Fall Creek Road at Geist Resaervoir
Sign up: Ed Spengeman Ed_Spengeman@yahoo.com, Phone: 317-257-6657

Printable Class Information (click here)

Advanced Piloting is the final part of the inland and coastal navigation series. This material continues to build on the base developed in Piloting, and includes practical use of additional electronic navigation systems and other advanced techniques for finding position. Among topics covered are: finding position using bearings and angles, collision avoidance using GPS and RADAR, what to do when the electronics fail, tides, currents and wind and their effect on piloting, and electronic navigation with GPS, chart plotters, RADAR, autopilots, etc. Application of course lectures takes place through practical in-class and at-home exercises.

Go to National website for additional information about this course

 Do you have any questions or maybe you would like to sign up for this class?  Let us know below in the reply  section.  We promise to get right back to you.

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